How I started to read 20 pages a day and how it's been going over past six years.
Driven to Distraction (324p) ***One of the seminal texts on ADHD with great input on adult ADHD, child ADHD on biology and techniques of how to deal with it as well as the information on the history and the many types of ADHD. A slow read but a good book to learn about the issue. … Continue reading Books of 2021
Hippie- Paolo Coehlo (****) 200pA short new book by Paolo Coehlo that is part fiction but a memoir of his time traveling in South America and Europe and Asia. It's a pretty captivating read that I didn't realize was about him until the end. It's a coming of age but also as usual for Coehlo's … Continue reading Books of 2020
I am a part of everything that I have read. - Theodore Rosevelt My 2019 most recommended are: Fiction: Judas, Breakfast of Champions, and Sea of DeathNon-Fiction: Tom Wolf- Right Stuff, As a Man Thinketh, Value Investing, Everything is Obvious, The Goal -Eliyahu Goldratt (**) The goal is a less than interesting read that tries … Continue reading Books of 2019
Statistical and Data Handling Skills in Biology- Roland Ennos (****) 100pSince I'm working on a MSc in Environmental Science, I have to do a lot of statistical analysis. I saw a few books and this 100-page quick reader is by far the best. It explains the tools without bogging you down with the theory that as a … Continue reading Books of 2018
Classroom Management for Elementary Teachers- Michael Cimicata I am teaching kids and realized, it's an art and a skill, why not read on it. This 40-page e-book is a twenty-minute read (for me) and basically a quick blog post on how to deal with little monsters..eerr I mean angels. Mother Night- Kurt Vonnegut ***** An amazing … Continue reading Books I Read: 2017
High Output Management-Andrew Grove***** (200p) Founder of Intel describes management tactics used to create an stellar company. Don’t Make Me Think II-Steven Krug*****(200p) A guide for programmers of how to create consumer sites that people don't leave. Easy to read, a must for any programmer. Zero to One-Peter Thiel **(200p) Peter Thiel's view on … Continue reading Books I Read 2016
It's been said that the reason for the success of people like Warren Buffet is that they have out-read everyone else. It's true, books are in essence taking the lessons and knowledge of one person and making it your own, it's like chopping the head of someone in that 90's show Highlander without all the … Continue reading Books I Read 2014-2015