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"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" by Richard P. Feynman
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Thinking in Bets by Annie Duke
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I loved this book. Amy Duke's insights, thought process, and "lesson through storytelling" style are all remarkable. Having finished the book, I find that tidbits and anecdotes keep finding their way into my everyday life.

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Six Easy Pieces by Richard P. Feynman
“You know, the most amazing thing happened to me tonight... I saw a car with the license plate ARW 357. Can you imagine? Of all the millions of license plates in the state, what was the chance that I would see that particular one tonight? Amazing!”
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The Dark Forest by Liu Cixin
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Not as interesting or engaging as the first book. Discovering the Wallfacer's plans was the highlight of the book. Otherwise, the characters weren't as developed or interesting, the plot felt forced, and the part about the perfect woman was creepy. ...more
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The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin
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Absolutely loved this book. Ye Wenjie and Da Shi were compelling characters (everyone else, meh) but the way that technical, physics explanations fed into non-technical plot devices made the book a joy to read, and suspension of disbelief truly easy. ...more
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