Category:Book review

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Rip-snorting business books

Barbarians at the GateBryan Burrough Liar’s Poker

Science, mathematics and the philosophy of science

The Structure of Scientific RevolutionsThomas Kuhn
A Grand DesignStephen Hawking
Breaking the SpellDaniel Dennett
Complexity: Life at the Edge of ChaosRoger Lewin
ConsilienceE. O. Wilson
Freedom EvolvesDaniel Dennett
Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the MarketsNassim Nicholas Taleb
The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly ImprobableNassim Nicholas Taleb
Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily LifeNassim Nicholas Taleb
Models.Behaving.Badly: Why Confusing Illusion with Reality can be a Disaster, on Wall Street and in LifeEmanuel Derman
How to Teach Quantum Physics to your DogChad Orzal
The Dappled World – A Study of the Boundaries of ScienceNancy Cartwright
Lake Views: This World and the UniverseSteven Weinberg
The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules our LivesLeonard Mlodinow
The Trouble with Physics: The Rise of String Theory, The Fall of a Science and What Comes NextLee Smolin
From Bacteria to Bach and Back AgainDaniel Dennett

Good books about technology

Code: Version 2.0Lawrence Lessig
The Nature of Technology: What it is and How it EvolvesBrian Arthur

Bad books about technology

Hybrid Reality: Thriving in the Emerging Human-Technology CivilizationParag Khanna and Ayesha Khanna
The Singularity is NearRay Kurzweil

Business and process engineering

Blockbusters: Why Big Hits – and Big Risks – are the Future of the Entertainment Business Anita Elberse
Enterprise 2.0Andrew MacAfee
Steve JobsWalter Isaacson
The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things RightAtul Gawande
The Design of Business: Why Design is the Next Competitive AdvantageRoger Martin
ReworkJason Fried

Writing and the law

How to Write a Sentence and How to Read OneStanley Fish


Good books about philosophy and psychology

Man’s Search for MeaningViktor Frankl
The Origins of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral MindJulian Jaynes
Thinking, Fast and SlowDaniel Kahneman
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle MaintenanceRobert M. Pirsig


Bad books about philosophy

AffluenzaOliver James
The God DelusionRichard Dawkins

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