A collection of 5 posts
Solve for Happy: Engineer Your Path to Joy
"Solve for Happy" is a condescending and lazy self-help book. While the premature death of his son is undeniably tragic, Gawdat loses my sympathy with his faux insights and patronizing tone. "Going back to one of my childhood interests, the theory of relativity..." gag It might
Report From Iron Mountain
"Report From Iron Mountain" is a book whose history is much more interesting than the book itself. Originally proclaimed as a "top secret" 1960's report that had been leaked to the public, Leonard Lewin ultimately claimed authorship and revealed the whole thing as a satirical hoax.
You May Also Like: Taste in an Age of Endless Choice
Malcolm Gladwell without the payoff. You May Also Like: Taste in an Age of Endless Choice is a random journey that leads nowhere. Vanderbilt promises that his book will explain "why we like the things we like." In reality, he skims the surface of historic, academic, industrial, and