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How to Run a Drug Cartel
Tom Wainwright - Apr 11, 2017 (first published in 2016)
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Picking his way through Andean cocaine fields, Central American prisons, Colorado pot shops, and the online drug dens of the Dark Web, Tom Wainwright provides a fresh, innovative look into the drug trade and its 250 million customers. More than just an investigation of how drug cartels do business, Narconomics is also a blueprint for how to defeat ...
Andreas Klinger
Jan 02, 2020
FYI: what i read this year (following @vcstarterkit's rule) Bold the ones i would highly recommend. I switched to mainly listening to audiobooks and only "read" for entertainment. Hence mostly space scifi.      source
A People's History of the United States
Howard Zinn - Nov 17, 2015 (first published in 1980)
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"A wonderful, splendid book--a book that should be ready by every American, student or otherwise, who wants to understand his country, its true history, and its hope for the future." --Howard FastWith a new introduction by Anthony Arnove, this edition of the classic national bestseller chronicles American history from the bottom up, throwing out th...
Andreas Klinger
Jan 02, 2020
FYI: what i read this year (following @vcstarterkit's rule) Bold the ones i would highly recommend. I switched to mainly listening to audiobooks and only "read" for entertainment. Hence mostly space scifi.      source
Red Notice
Jan 01, 2015 (first published in 2014)
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A real-life political thriller about an American financier in the Wild East of Russia, the murder of his principled young tax attorney, and his dangerous mission to expose the Kremlin's corruption.Bill Browder's journey started on the South Side of Chicago and moved through Stanford Business School to the dog-eat-dog world of hedge fund investing i...
Andreas Klinger
Jan 02, 2020
FYI: what i read this year (following @vcstarterkit's rule) Bold the ones i would highly recommend. I switched to mainly listening to audiobooks and only "read" for entertainment. Hence mostly space scifi.      source
Mistborn
The Final Empire (Mistborn (1))
Brandon Sanderson - May 13, 2014 (first published in 2006)
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Where ash falls from the sky, and mist dominates the night, evil cloaks the land and stifles all life. Criminal mastermind Kelsier teaches Allomancy, the magic of metals, to another Mistborn, urchin Vin 16. The unlikely heroine is distracted by rich Venture heir Elend. Can Kelsier's thieving crew take on the tyrant Lord Ruler and bring back colour ...
Andreas Klinger
Jan 02, 2020
FYI: what i read this year (following @vcstarterkit's rule) Bold the ones i would highly recommend. I switched to mainly listening to audiobooks and only "read" for entertainment. Hence mostly space scifi.      source
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The Dictator's Handbook
Why Bad Behavior is Almost Always Good Politics
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita - Jul 31, 2012
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For eighteen years, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith have been part of a team revolutionizing the study of politics by turning conventional wisdom on its head. They start from a single assertion: Leaders do whatever keeps them in power. They don’t care about the “national interest”—or even their subjects—unless they have to. This clever a...
Andreas Klinger
Jan 02, 2020
FYI: what i read this year (following @vcstarterkit's rule) Bold the ones i would highly recommend. I switched to mainly listening to audiobooks and only "read" for entertainment. Hence mostly space scifi.      source
Recent years have seen the introduction of concepts from the new and exciting field of complexity science. These concepts -- including tipping points (moments when unique phenomena become commonplace) and emergence (the idea that new structures can emerge unexpectedly from complex systems) -- have captivated the ... Show Moreattention of economists...
Andreas Klinger
Jan 02, 2020
FYI: what i read this year (following @vcstarterkit's rule) Bold the ones i would highly recommend. I switched to mainly listening to audiobooks and only "read" for entertainment. Hence mostly space scifi.      source
A Short History of Nearly Everything
Bill Bryson - Sep 14, 2004 (first published in 2003)
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In Bryson's biggest book, he confronts his greatest challenge: to understand—and, if possible, answer—the oldest, biggest questions we have posed about the universe and ourselves. Taking as territory everything from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, Bryson seeks to understand how we got from there being nothing at all to there being us. To ...
Andreas Klinger
Jan 02, 2020
FYI: what i read this year (following @vcstarterkit's rule) Bold the ones i would highly recommend. I switched to mainly listening to audiobooks and only "read" for entertainment. Hence mostly space scifi.      source
Heir To The Empire
Timothy Zahn - Jan 01, 1992 (first published in 1991)
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Alternate Cover Edition can be found here.It is a time of renewal, five years after the destruction of the Death Star and the defeat of Darth Vader and the Empire.But with the war seemingly won, strains are beginning to show in the Rebel Alliance. New challenges to galactic peace have arisen. And Luke Skywalker hears a voice from his past. A voice ...
Andreas Klinger
Jan 02, 2020
FYI: what i read this year (following @vcstarterkit's rule) Bold the ones i would highly recommend. I switched to mainly listening to audiobooks and only "read" for entertainment. Hence mostly space scifi.      source
Dune
Deluxe Edition
Frank Herbert - Oct 01, 2019 (first published in 1965)
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A deluxe hardcover edition of Frank Herbert's epic masterpiece--a triumph of the imagination and one of the bestselling science fiction novels of all time. This deluxe hardcover edition of Dune includes: - An iconic new cover- Stained edges and fully illustrated endpapers- A beautifully designed poster on the interior of the jacket- A redesigned wo...
Andreas Klinger
Oct 17, 2019
DUNE by Frank Herbert is highly rated and still underrated. Masterpiece doesn’t even cut it. Read the book a long time ago, listening to the audiobook right now. Can highly recommend it.      source
How to Win Friends and Influence People
Dale Carnegie - Jan 03, 2020 (first published in 1936)
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You can go after the job you want...and get it! You can take the job you have...and improve it! You can take any situation you're in...and make it work for you!Since its release in 1936, How to Win Friends and Influence People has sold more than 15 million copies. Dale Carnegie's first book is a timeless bestseller, packed with rock-solid advice th...
Andreas Klinger
Jun 02, 2019
@anuhariharan Best book. Know a bunch of folks who reread it yearly      source
We Are Legion
Dennis E. Taylor - Apr 13, 2017
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Alternate Cover Edition can be found here. Bob Johansson has just sold his software company and is looking forward to a life of leisure. There are places to go, books to read, and movies to watch. So it's a little unfair when he gets himself killed crossing the street. Bob wakes up a century later to find that corpsicles have been declared to be w...
Andreas Klinger
May 23, 2019
The Bobiverse by @Dennis_E_Taylor is easily the kost underrated new sci-fi book series out there. 🤖🚀 If you are into (humorous/realistic) sci-fi give it a try. It works also great as audiobook as each chapter is like 5 mins. 🎧✌️      source
The Mom Test by Rob Fitzpatrick