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Daniel H. Pink, Drive

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This is the second time I read this book. Like this first time, I did enjoy the book, but it brings nothing new or helpful. I did not take any notes or gain ...

Mark Miodownik, Liquid Rules

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I am a math person, and I never really liked chemistry. It is a highly interesting subject, but it just did not click in me. But, in this book, I loved the a...

Jason Fung, The Complete Guide to Fasting

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I have been doing intermittent fasting for more than two years already, but I never did more than 24 hours. I was Ok doing between 16 to 18 hours every day. ...

Rene Cacheaux, Advanced iOS App Architecture

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The book is “advance” in the way that is written. It is complex to follow, and some of the chapters look out of place. Throughout the book, they base their e...

Erin Macdonald, The Science of Sci-Fi

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Erin Macdonald, “The Science of Sci-Fi” This is a cool book. Despite that I like physics, I am far from being an expert or having deep knowledge of the subje...

Esther Perel, Mating in Captivity

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It was an entertaining read. I picked up this book, hoping to get advice on how to improve my relationship. What I found is a solution for people that has se...

Michael Connelly, The Late Show

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Last year I read another novel from M. Connelly. I did enjoy it so much that I decided to read another this year. “The Late Show” introduces another detecti...

Seth Godin, Linchpin

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The concept of the book doesn’t really fancy my life philosophy. I’m more a team player than an individualist. But the book ends up being interesting. It res...

Lisa Damour, Untangled

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This book is like a manual for teenager parents, and I know I already said this in my previous review of the book “Voice Lessons for Parents”. I learned a lo...

David Byrne, How Music Works

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It sounds heartfelt. It doesn’t look like the author tries to sell you the music industry or even his music. It sounds like telling facts, always remembering...

Eric Barker, Barking up the wrong tree

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It is a lovely read, with a caveat: it is way too packed. It feels like a summary of the other many books that I have read. It doesn’t focus on addressing a ...

Wendy Mogel, Voice Lessons for Parents

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Lately, I have been reading a lot about parents and kids. At the moment, I have a teenage daughter and a 9-year-old son. And I want to have as much informati...

Michael Singer, The Untethered Soul

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I did not understand this book. Either the message was too complicated or too simple, but I did not catch the idea. I guess that I do not see what the author...

Read, read and read a bit more

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If there is something that changed my life in the last years is reading. Some years ago, I notice that something was missing. I was not sure what was it, but...

Getting things done

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I think it is the third time that I read this book and I always take something new with me. This time has not been an exception. Several chapters I have read...