What I Learned From Sweet and Low: A Family Story By Rich Cohen

Date Read: 05/15/2018

How strongly I recommend it: 8/10

See Book Here Sweet and Low is the bittersweet, hilarious story of Ben Eisenstadt, who invented sugar packets and Sweet’N Low, and amassed the great fortune that would later destroy his family. It is a story of immigrants, Jewish gangsters, and Brooklyn; of sugar, saccharine, obesity, and diet crazes; of jealousy, betrayal, and ambition. Disinherited along

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What I Learned From Beyond Good & Evil By Friedrich Nietzche

Date Read: 05/15/2018

How strongly I recommend it: 7/10

Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future is a book by philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, first published in 1886. It draws on and expands the ideas of his previous work, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, but with a more critical and polemical approach. In Beyond Good and Evil, Nietzsche accuses past philosophers of lacking

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What I Learned From Unleashing The Idea Virus By Seth Godin

Date Read: 05/15/2018

How strongly I recommend it: 9/10

See Full Book Here “This is a subversive book. It says that the marketer is not–and ought not to be–at the center of successful marketing. The customer should be. Are you ready for that?” –From the Foreword by Malcolm Gladwell, author of The Tipping Point. Counter to traditional marketing wisdom, which tries to count, measure, and

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What I Learned From Damn Right: Behind the Scenes with Berkshire Hathaway Billionaire Charlie Munger By Janet Lowe

Date Read: 05/15/2018

How strongly I recommend it: 9/10

Charlie Munger’s life story is a version of the classic American Dream: a hard-working young man builds a billion-dollar fortune through hard work and honest business deals, all the while raising eight children with the help of an intelligent, devoted wife. Author Janet Lowe brings this story and Munger’s personality to life with well-chosen anecdotes

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What I Learned From “Thomas Jefferson” by Jon Meacham

Date Read: 05/15/2018

How strongly I recommend it: 8/10

In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to life an extraordinary man and his remarkable times. Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power gives us Jefferson the politician and president, a great and complex human being forever engaged in the wars of his era. Philosophers think; politicians maneuver. Jefferson’s genius was that

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