Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Becoming by Michelle Obama is one of the most powerful memoirs ever written. It is not an inspirational one nor a controversial one not even a political book of secrets – the book’s strength lies in it’s simple candid ring…

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Book Review: Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

Book Review: Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer is a non-fiction account of the life of Christopher McCandless, a young man who, upon graduating from college in 1990, gave away all his money and took up a life of wandering the country,…

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Book Review – Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson

Book Review – Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson

Einstein- His Life and Universe is fantastic. Isaacson presents a brilliant, captivating and detailed assessment of Einstein’s life. We are presented with the picture of an intellectual who isn’t without error, a man haunted by antisemitism and past alliances to…

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Book Review: The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester

Book Review: The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester

In The Professor and the Madman, the author Simon Winchester introduces us to two very different men whose lives converge in an unlikely way, which involved the monumental task of creating The Oxford English Dictionary, The history of the work…

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Book Review: Attitude is Everything by Jawed Habib

Book Review: Attitude is Everything by Jawed Habib

Attitude is Everything by Jawed Habib is both unique and well written. Jawed Habib is masterful at squeezing an immense amount of helpful, practical advice into this short, easy-to-read, anecdote-filled book.

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Book Review: Becoming Steve Jobs by Brent Schlender, Rick Tetzeli

Book Review: Becoming Steve Jobs by Brent Schlender, Rick Tetzeli

Becoming Steve Jobs is based not only on a quarter-century of reporting on the company but on interviews with huge numbers of the people who knew the man. It’s a monumental achievement.

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Book Review: Naked by Papa CJ

Book Review: Naked by Papa CJ

While Papa CJ is widely known for being a Comedian, this book, Naked by Papa CJ,  isn’t all fun and games. I would have adored this book from composed of nothing but only his side-splitting humor, I can understand why…

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Must Read Biography Books and Memoirs

Must Read Biography Books and Memoirs

The best biography books give us a satisfying glimpse into a great person’s life, while also teaching us about the context in which that person lived. Nothing tells us more about how to be alive now than learning from those…

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Book Review: Khantastic by Sanjukta Nandy

Book Review: Khantastic by Sanjukta Nandy

True to its title, Khantastic is chock-full of fantastic anecdotes and stories about the Khans, the legends of the Indian Film Industry.

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Book Review: Steve Jobs : The Exclusive Biography  by Walter Isaacson

Book Review: Steve Jobs : The Exclusive Biography by Walter Isaacson

Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson is unique in its description of industrial design and products. There are literally hundreds of pages on this topic. One cannot decouple the industrial design decisions from Steve Jobs.

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