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Mindaugas Mozūras
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2015

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This is my journey in books for 2015!

TOTALS
I read 9,230 pages across 28 books Img bookstack 40

Distributed Systems For Fun and Profit by Mikito Takada
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SHORTEST BOOK
60 pages
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LONGEST BOOK
1,087 pages
Words of Radiance
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Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson
AVERAGE LENGTH
330 pages

MOST POPULAR
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Gone Girl
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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
The Performance of Open Source Applications by Tavish Armstrong
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MINDAUGAS’S AVERAGE RATING FOR 2015
3.8

Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson
HIGHEST RATED ON GOODREADS
Words of Radiance
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4.77 average
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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Mindaugas’s first review of the year
it was amazing
Loved the movie directed by David Fincher, so decided to consume the printed work. Loved it too.

Fascinating to compare the last two fiction books I read. Both are thrillers. Both are well regarded. Both have movies made about them. But they come from completely two different eras. They're written in completely different styles. At times, it was hard for me to read In Cold Blood. Gone Girl, on the other hand, was the definition of a page-turner.
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MINDAUGAS’S 2015 BOOKS
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
it was amazing
The Everything Store by Brad Stone
Distributed Systems For Fun and Profit by Mikito Takada
Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull
The Martian by Andy Weir
How Google Works by Eric Schmidt
Understanding the Four Rules of Simple Design by Corey Haines
The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson
Talking with Tech Leads by Patrick Kua
Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson
it was amazing
Your Leadership Edge by Ravinder Tulsiani
Traction by Gabriel Weinberg
Macbeth by William Shakespeare
A Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi
Show Your Work! by Austin Kleon
Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
The Performance of Open Source Applications by Tavish Armstrong
The Wall by Jean-Paul Sartre
Crucial Conversations by Kerry Patterson
High Output Management by Andrew S. Grove
it was amazing
Neuromancer by William Gibson
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
The Stranger by Albert Camus
Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance
Save the Cat by Blake Snyder
The Art of Scalability by Martin L. Abbott
Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty
really liked it
A Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi
Mindaugas’s last review of the year
really liked it
"From one thing, know ten thousand things."

One of the books that I was meaning to read for years. It's written more than three centuries ago by a Samurai duelist Miyamoto Musashi. Despite that, A Book of Five Rings has more than just historical value. In essence, it's about conflict and craft of swordsmanship. But the lessons can be applied to any craft, even software development.

Of similar style, I also enjoyed Sun Tzu's The Art of War and Hagak
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2015 Reading Challenge
2015 READING
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Mindaugas Mozūras read 28 out of 32 books.
 
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