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Book Review: The Devil In The White City by Erik Larson

Let me say right upfront that I absolutely loved this book. As someone who has spent 3 months living in Chicago, it was fascinating to read about the history, especially presented in this historical fiction format. Larson intertwines the two separate tales of the Devil and the White City, as well as the separate tales […]

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Book Review: Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes

Wow. What a fantastic book. I could not put it down. I’m not really an avid reader of history or war books, but was travelling in Cambodia at the time, and had read lots of books about that country, when I decided a dose of Vietnam war would help with context. I have no idea […]

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Book Review: Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President by Ron Suskind

If you liked the West Wing as much as I did, then you will love this. Suskind has a great writing style, he manages to (pretty much) articular often complicated concepts very clearly and in a way that a lay-person could understand (I think – I have worked in finance, so its a little hard […]

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