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Thoughts on books, often interpreted through the high-brow prism of cartoon (read: Archer) references. Wait! I had something for this...

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The Sketchnote Handbook: The Illustrated Guide to Visual Notetaking
Mike Rohde
The Antidote
Oliver Burkeman
The Kind Worth Killing
Peter Swanson
Data Points: Visualization That Means Something
Nathan Yau
James Buchanan
Jean H. Baker, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
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October 2016
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Although oddly compelling. And since it's on MU, I'm willing to finish this up as I'm interested in where this is going. ...
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There is something terribly reassuring about being in politics to enrich oneself. It's normal. It's human. It's forgivable. I...
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There are multiple betrayals, and all of them were unexpected. At least of me. Not the fact that these people betrayed the...
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Loki tells a story set in Viking days. It's about someone who stopped praying to Thor, was brought low, and prayed to Loki ...
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Emmy award-winning photographer Robert Trachtenberg presents today's playfully "macho" coffee-table collection of 100 modern ...
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reviewed: Who Gets What — and Why: The New Economics of Matchmaking and Market Design
[Preface/Warning: This is a long-ago unfinished review, but, in light of Lloyd Shapley's recent death, I figure it's time for...
Who Gets What — and Why: The New Economics of Matchmaking and Market Design - Alvin E. Roth
March 2016
07
reviewed: The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and an Epic College Basketball Rivalry
I'm a bit rusty in the art of reviewing books right now, and, though this may not mark a triumphant return for me, this read ...
The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and an Epic College Basketball Rivalry - John Feinstein
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Kate Morton is known for weaving stories that span several generations so it wasn’t surprising that this was such a book also...
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I've been planning to read The Troop for some time but when I got my hands on an ARC for The Acolyte, I thought I might as we...