Facts, figures and fun achievements throughout the 2013 edition are impressive and well worth the buy
Patterson's prose sometimes has the overly breathless air of an airport thriller. But it is underpinned by an invaluable piece of timely journalism that should be read by regulators and anyone with a cent in the stock market.
In Tubes, journalist Andrew Blum goes on a journey inside the Internet's physical infrastructure to uncover the buildings and compounds where our data is stored and transmitted.
But a book about politics is only about politics. Silver's aiming for something bigger here: He wants to change how we think about predictions in every aspect of our lives.
...is a journalistic attempt to trace the history, people, and relationships of Anonymous and its famous spin-off, LulzSec.
Filled with sharp dialogue and detailed descriptions of how to counteract . . . tracers and other surveillance devices, this work makes its admittedly didactic point within a tautly crafted fictional framework.
If you are really serious about creating wealth for yourself then Think and Grow Rich is mandatory reading.
The shadows of a beginning for black-white understanding, the persistent fight that Scout carries on against school, Jem's emergence into adulthood, Calpurnia's quiet power, and all the incidents touching on the children's "growing outward" have an attractive starchiness that keeps this southern picture pert and provocative.
Vaynerchuk’s book is inspiring and contains good suggestions, but don’t demand too much of the writing.
Wilbur gets to go to the fair and has many adventures in the barn. I thought this book was very good and I really enjoyed it.
Kamkwamba shows that innovation and resourcefulness are not lacking in the poorest countries...
For, as he shows, new weapons, processes and tactics are often decisive. Out of the fog of war, Kennedy distills the crucial elements in each campaign that brought final victory to the Allies. A masterly analysis of grand strategy.
This fabulous book demonstrates that we are capable of experiencing and sharing far deeper thoughts than even the best computers—and that too often we fail to achieve the highest level of humanness.
As usual, Klosterman’s trademark humor and unique curiosity propel the reader through the book. He remains one of the most insightful critics of pop culture writing today and this is his most thought-provoking and memorable book yet.
Exploring the intimate relationships among blackness, womanhood, and 20th-century American technological development, Shetterly crafts a narrative that is crucial to understanding subsequent movements for civil rights.
This book, small and easily digested, stopping just short of the maudlin and the mawkish, is on the whole sincere, sentimental, and skillful.
I strongly suggest everybody to read this book - maybe it will be hard at first but it will definitely be worth it!
The story is powerful as much for what is suggested as for what is told. It leaves the reader in a mood of chastened wonder...the weight of the story as a revelation of life and as a work of art becomes apparent. And it is very great.
I love how the plot played out. I love thrillers and mysteries. The joy of finding out who is behind something, is truly one of a kind. Don't you think? If you want a scary read, that you will NOT be able to put down until the LAST page, then And Then There Were None is the one for you...
At a time when consumers are increasingly wary of online tracking, Rudder makes a powerful argument in Dataclysm that the ability to tell so much about us from the trails we leave is as potentially useful as it is pernicious, and as educational as it may be unsettling.