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Caterina Fake is an American entrepreneur and businesswoman. She co-founded the websites Flickr in 2004 and Hunch in 2011. Fake has been a trustee of multiple nonprofit organizations, and was the chairwoman of Etsy.
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The Innovator's Dilemma
When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail
Clayton M. Christensen - 2003-01-07 (first published in 1997)
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Learn how even the most successful companies can lose market leadership in the face of disruptive innovation. Renowned author Clayton M. Christensen offers a set of rules for capitalizing on these new waves of innovation, using both successes and failures from leading companies as a guide. This classic bestseller, cited by the likes of Steve Jobs and Malcolm Gladwell, is a must-read for any manager, leader, or entrepreneur.
Caterina Fake
A must-read for entrepreneurs.      source
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Hannah Versus the Tree
Leland de la Durantaye - 2018-11-20
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In Hannah Versus the Tree, readers follow the fiercely intelligent Hannah, who is raised to question the effects of business deals on those around her. When she opposes a family scheme, she suffers a devastating wrong - and her response is both violent and beautiful. This debut novel by Leland de la Durantaye features a unique blend of myth and thriller, making for a compelling and enthralling read that fans of Shirley Jackson or Nabokov will love.
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Three Book Sebald Set
The Emigrants, The Rings of Saturn, and Vertigo
W. G. Sebald - 2016-11-08
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Experience the masterful works of W. G. Sebald in this three book set featuring his greatest novels, The Emigrants and The Rings of Saturn. With pitch-perfect translations by Sebald himself, these books showcase the author's signature style - filled with shadows, elegiac notes, and quiet wit.
Caterina Fake
An amazing book.      source
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Letters of Note
An Eclectic Collection of Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience (Book of Letters, Correspondence Book, Private Letters)
Shaun Usher - 2013-10-24
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Explore the power of written correspondence with a collection of 125 of the most entertaining, inspiring, and unusual letters from around the world. From Virginia Woolf's heart-breaking suicide letter to Leonardo da Vinci's remarkable job application, Letters of Note captures the humor, seriousness, sadness, and brilliance that make up all of our lives. With letters from Queen Elizabeth II, Elvis Presley, Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, and more, this celebration of the written word will leave you wanting more.
Caterina Fake
Really wonderful.      source
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Marina Amaral
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The Tiger's Wife
A Novel
Téa Obreht - 2011-03-08
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A young doctor in a war-torn Balkan country investigates the mysterious death of her grandfather with the help of his copy of The Jungle Book and the stories he shared of encounters with "the deathless man." As she unravels the truth, she discovers a legend about the tiger's wife.
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A fiction recommendation.      source
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4-Hour Body
An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex and Becoming Superhuman
Timothy Ferriss - 2010-12-14 (first published in 2000)
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Discover the latest science and research on how to redesign the human body with The 4-Hour Body. From losing fat to improving performance, Timothy Ferriss shares secrets to help you reach your true potential in just 3-6 months with a commitment of less than four hours per week. With personal stories, recipes, and before and after photos, this book will change the way you look forever.
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The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
A Novel
David Mitchell - 2010-06-29
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Travel back in time to 1799, to the fan-shaped artificial island of Dejima in Nagasaki Harbor - the sole window onto the world for the Japanese Empire. Meet Jacob de Zoet, a young clerk who has traveled to earn his fortune to win the hand of his wealthy fiancée back in Holland. But when he meets Orito Aibagawa, daughter of a samurai doctor, everything changes. Amidst devious merchants, deceitful interpreters, and costly courtesans, Jacob finds himself making rash promises with unforeseen consequences. A mix of luminous writing, prodigious research, and imagination, this epic novel explores forbidden love, clashing civilizations, and a man's willingness to gamble everything for what he desires most. Praise for the book has been overwhelming, with The Boston Globe calling it a "masterpiece of our time." Get lost in this exquisitely rendered historical novel by a genius author.
Caterina Fake
A fiction recommendation.      source
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Patrick OShaughnessy
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The Principles of Uncertainty
Maira Kalman - 2007-11-01
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Explore the quirky and captivating mind of a beloved artist in this compilation of her New York Times columns. Maira Kalman's whimsical paintings, ideas, and images come together to form an intricately interconnected worldview. Part personal narrative, part documentary, part travelogue, and all Kalman, The Principles of Uncertainty is an irresistible invitation to experience life through her unique lens.
Caterina Fake
Really beautiful book and full of life-giving thoughts.      source
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The 4-Hour Workweek
Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich
Timothy Ferriss - 2007-04-24
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Revolutionize the way you work and live with The 4-Hour Workweek. This guide to luxury lifestyle design provides practical tips and case studies to help you escape the rat race, travel the world, and earn a monthly five-figure income with zero management. Learn how to outsource your life to overseas virtual assistants for $5 per hour, eliminate 50% of your work in 48 hours, and trade a long-haul career for frequent mini-retirements. The newly expanded edition includes real-world templates and the latest tools and tricks for living like a diplomat or millionaire without being either.
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The Odyssey of Homer
Homer - 2006-11-30 NaN
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Embark on an epic journey with Homer's timeless tale of Odysseus and his struggle to return home after the Trojan War. In Robert Fagles' acclaimed translation, experience the poetic and mythic retelling of Odysseus' encounters with gods, monsters, and natural forces that test his wit and moral endurance. With a bold contemporary idiom, Fagles captures the energy and mastery of Homer's original work. Renowned classicist Bernard Knox's introduction and commentary offer new insights and background information that enrich the reading experience. A must-read for classicists and literature enthusiasts alike, this modern-verse translation is accessible and captivating for a new generation of readers.
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Voices from Chernobyl
Svetlana Alexievich - 2006-04-18
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry, Volume 2 by Jahan Ramazani
The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry, Volume 1 by Jahan Ramazani
Tomb for Boris Davidovich by Danilo Kis
Louise Bourgeois by Louise Bourgeois
How Buildings Learn by Stewart Brand
The Collected Poems by Wallace Stevens
Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
White Goddess by Robert Graves
The Upanishads by Eknath Easwaran
Labyrinths by Jorge Luis Borges