Posts Tagged ‘Book’

So Long, and thanks for all the Fish (1) book review

I love the title, but the fourth book in the Hitchiker Quintology just doesn’t do it for me. For those unfamiliar with the series, it’s a series of books about the literally out-of-this-world adventures of an ordinary earthling, Arthur Dent, thrown into space after the Earth is demolished to make space for an intergalactic bypass. […]

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (1)

If you’re at all interested in self-improvement, you must have heard of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey. It’s become something of a ‘bible’ in this modern day. Schools recommend it to their students, bosses to their employees (and vice versa), I bet even hospitals recommend it to patients sometimes. […]

The Richest Man in Babylon (2)

Seeing as it’s such a short book, it didn’t take me long to finish The Richest Man in Babylon. The very last chapter was a short history of the Babylonian kingdom. Nothing you couldn’t look up on Wikipedia in five seconds, but extremely interesting nonetheless. I also liked the debt reduction plan Clason introduced in […]

The Richest Man in Babylon (1) book review

I’ve made it my goal recently to read a few self-improvement books every month. Today I picked up an old copy of The Richest Man in Babylon lying around the house and dug in. It’s very short, less than 150 pages, and packed with common sense advice. On one hand this is all stuff any […]

Sekai no Chuushin de Ai wo Sakebu book… review?

I’ve been too lazy to post anything, but rest assured I’m still working as hard as ever. Right now I’m reading a Japanese novel, Sekai no Chuushin de Ai wo Sakebu (translated into English as “Socrates In Love“) There was a big fuss over it 2 or 3 years ago so I finally got around […]

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