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reviewed: Holy Cow: An Indian Adventure
I didn't know what to expect when I started reading this book; I just knew that it was a backpacker's favorite while I was on...
Holy Cow: An Indian Adventure - Sarah Macdonald
reviewed: On the Road
This book gives an interesting account of what life on the road in the 1950/60's must have been like, but, truth be told, I w...
On the Road - Jack Kerouac
reviewed: The Revolution: A Manifesto
A good read, no matter what your beliefs are. Paul discusses facts & ideas uncommonly found in the media. The last two chap...
The Revolution: A Manifesto - Ron Paul
reviewed: The Little Book of Valuation: How to Value a Company, Pick a Stock and Profit (Little Books. Big Profits)
A GREAT beginning book for people interested in learning the basics of company analysis. Not too accounting based (see"The F...
The Little Book of Valuation: How to Value a Company, Pick a Stock and Profit - Aswath Damodaran
reviewed: The First Billion Is the Hardest: Reflections on a Life of Comebacks and America's Energy Future
A quick read with some good info. If you've ever heard Pickens speak, you can imagine him saying everything in each chapter ...
The First Billion Is the Hardest: Reflections on a Life of Comebacks and America's Energy Future - T. Boone Pickens
reviewed: The New Coffeehouse Investor: How to Build Wealth, Ignore Wall Street, and Get on with Your Life
I agree with the author's philosophy, for the most part. The book is a good read for people who do not have an interest in t...
The New Coffeehouse Investor: How to Build Wealth, Ignore Wall Street, and Get on with Your Life - Bill Schultheis
reviewed: When Markets Collide: Investment Strategies for the Age of Global Economic Change
A good read for those wanting some insight into what to expect in the coming years; however, many of Mr. El-Erian's points we...
When Markets Collide: Investment Strategies for the Age of Global Economic Change - Mohamed El-Erian
reviewed: Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
I really enjoyed the author's honesty, imagery, easy-going writing style, and the overall structure in "Eat, Pray, Love." Th...
Eat, Pray, Love - Elizabeth Gilbert
reviewed: The Last Lecture
A wonderful book of life-learned lessons (or ways to live one's life) that all could benefit from reading. The book reads ve...
The Last Lecture - Jeffrey Zaslow; Randy Pausch
reviewed: The Alchemist
This book tells that tale of an educated Spanish boy who has a desire to travel so he becomes a shepard. One night he has a ...
The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho
reviewed: How To Win Friends and Influence People
Every person should make this book a part of their life's curriculum. It is widely considered the bible of human behavior an...
How To Win Friends and Influence People - Dale Carnegie
reviewed: Writing Articles From the Heart
This book gives some helpful knowledge, but it tends to be a bit dry, lacks good examples (I think), and could have been shor...
Writing Articles From The Heart: How To Write & Sell Your Life Experiences - Marjorie Holmes
reviewed: Warrior of the Light: A Manual
I liked this book... It was a good, quick read. Given that I had just read "The Alchemist," though, I kind of expected more...
Warrior of the Light - Paulo Coelho
reviewed: Old Man And The Sea (Scribner Classics)
Unfortunately, I saw the TV movie version of this book as a child (starring Anthony Quinn) which hindered my ability to use H...
The Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway
reviewed: The Zahir: A Novel of Obsession (P.S.)
I loved this book throughout its entirety. Coelho's writing style, once again, devoured me into this book and took me away...
The Zahir - Paulo Coelho, Margaret Jull Costa
reviewed: Veronika Decides to Die: A Novel of Redemption
I enjoyed this book, although it didn't seem to be as developed as the other books I have read by Coelho. Then again, it is ...
Вероника решает умереть - Paulo Coelho

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