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Arianna Simpson is a partner on the a16z crypto investment team. Prior to joining Andreessen Horowitz, Arianna founded Autonomous Partners, an investment fund focused on cryptocurrencies and digital assets. She also helped launch Crystal Towers Capital, an early-stage fund investing primarily in YC companies, in 2015.
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When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi - Jan 12, 2016
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At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. And just like that, the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated. When Breath Becomes Air chr...
Arianna Simpson
Nov 30, 2019
@satishd @dksf @patrick_oshag God yes this book was amazing and also broke my heart. All the best ones do. Thanks @zsims, the gifter      source
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
A Novel
Ocean Vuong - Jun 04, 2019
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Poet Ocean Vuong's debut novel is a shattering portrait of a family, a first love, and the redemptive power of storytelling.On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous is a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read. Written when the speaker, Little Dog, is in his late twenties, the letter unearths a family's history that began before he was born — a histor...
Arianna Simpson
Oct 27, 2019
2. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong: wow, what a book. Intense, powerful, and very, very raw. Beautifully written and quintessentially human.      source
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