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The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene
The 48 Laws of Power
by Robert Greene (Goodreads Author)
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I really enjoyed the stories! At first I thought this book was kinda like how to be a dick but by the end I was intrigued.

Did I remember any rules? only don't outshine the ruler. any bridesmaid/ wedding guest knows that.

oh and the matahari story - ke
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The Code of the Extraordinary Mind by Vishen Lakhiani
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Meh. I got so stoked by the first chapter. (He promises to be concise so he can talk about more topics. lies.)

then i just got more and more let down.

around the middle there was a brief discussion about interpersonal relationships that wasn't bad.

the
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Head Strong by Dave Asprey
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ugh.

coffee! with grass fed butter!!!!!!

blueberries!!

inflammation is soooo bad!

and neurotransmitter precursors! turkey and chicken and fish......waiiit. the science shows that causes inflammation?

lol. nvmd. I don't need this crazy juxtaposed evidence.
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Fooled by Randomness by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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I got a third of the way though and just couldn't stand the patronizing tone and the high and mighty examples


I vastly preferred The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events Happen Every Day which I think is in the same vei
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How to Murder Your Life by Cat Marnell
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I couldn't do it.

I tried multiple times. I got to chapter 5.

I even read a bunch of reviews to see if it would get better (staring down the barrel of 10 more hours and hating every moment) - nope. maybe I just don't get the tone....whatever.
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How to Murder Your Life by Cat Marnell
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Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
Cryptonomicon
by Neal Stephenson (Goodreads Author)
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there was some vaguely interesting math stuff.

otherwise lots of jabs at women and non-americans.

Also was changing 27.01 to 27.02 supposed to be a jab at the stupidity of leadership? ugh.

Anyway - heard from multiple people that "the ending makes me wa
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She Has Her Mother's Laugh by Carl Zimmer
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I decided not to finish this after the first few chapters had inaccuracies.

It didn't really captivate me except the english royalty parts and I think that's just because we're obsessed with those monarchs' history.
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She Has Her Mother's Laugh by Carl Zimmer
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Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
Cryptonomicon
by Neal Stephenson (Goodreads Author)
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there was some vaguely interesting math stuff.

otherwise lots of jabs at women and non-americans.

Also was changing 27.01 to 27.02 supposed to be a jab at the stupidity of leadership? ugh.

Anyway - heard from multiple people that "the ending makes me wa
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