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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 - Jan 05, 2016 (first published in 1997)
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The bestselling classic on disruptive innovation, by renowned author Clayton M. Christensen. His work is cited by the world’s best-known thought leaders, from Steve Jobs to Malcolm Gladwell. In this classic bestseller—one of the most influential business books of all time—innovation expert Clayton Christensen shows how even the most outstanding com...
Caterina Fake
Mar 29, 2011
A must-read for entrepreneurs.     source
The Odyssey
Homer - Jul 15, 2020 (first published in 700)
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The Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other Homeric epic. The Odyssey is a fundamental work in the modern Western canon, being the oldest extant piece of Western literature, second to the Iliad. Scholars believe the Odyssey was composed near the end of the 8th centur...
Voices from Chernobyl
Svetlana Alexievich - Jul 01, 2019 (first published in 1997)
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On April 26, 1986, the worst nuclear reactor accident in history occurred at the Chernobyl complex in Pripyat. English-language reportage on the incident has, so far, focused on facts, names, and data; Voices from Chernobyl presents first-hand accounts of what happened to the people of Belarus and the fear, anger, and uncertainty that they lived th...
Caterina Fake
I was really taken with Voices From Chernobyl. Unbelievable.     source
Hannah Versus the Tree
Leland de la Durantaye - Nov 20, 2018
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Hannah is a fiercely intelligent young women, daughter of a powerful family's black sheep son, and raised to question who has been, is, and will be damaged by business deals meant to protect and maintain the dynasty. A devastating wrong is done to her when she opposes a family scheme and her response is a battle cry of astounding violence and beaut...
Letters of Note
An Eclectic Collection of Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience (Book of Letters, Correspondence Book, Private Letters)
Shaun Usher - Oct 03, 2017 (first published in 2013)
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Letters of Note is a collection of one hundred and twenty five of the world's most entertaining, inspiring and unusual letters, based on the seismically popular website of the same name - an online museum of correspondence visited by over 70 million people.From Virginia Woolf's heart-breaking suicide letter, to Queen Elizabeth II's recipe for drop ...
Caterina Fake
Really wonderful.     source
Ethan Frome
Edith Wharton - Nov 16, 2016 (first published in 1911)
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The first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize, Edith Wharton's ...
Three Book Sebald Set
The Emigrants, The Rings of Saturn, and Vertigo
W. G. Sebald - Nov 08, 2016
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New Directions is delighted to announce beautiful new editions of these three classic Sebald novels, including his two greatest works, The Emigrants and The Rings of Saturn. All three novels are distinguished by their translations, every line of which Sebald himself made pitch-perfect, slaving to carry into English all his essential elements: the s...
Caterina Fake
An amazing book.     source
Growth of the Soil
Knut Hamsun - Sep 08, 2016 (first published in 1917)
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Growth of the Soil, Hamsun's Nobel Prize winning novel, is a classic of Scandinavian literature. At the time it was published, the literary world was in the throes of shifting to a modernist style. Popular novels were set in the contemporary present, with technological and societal advancements forming part of the narrative backdrop. Growth of the...
Caterina Fake
A fiction recommendation.     source
The Collected Poems
The Corrected Edition (Vintage International)
Wallace Stevens - Aug 18, 2015 (first published in 1954)
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The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens is the definitive collection from the man Harold Bloom has called “the best and most representative American poet.” Originally published in 1954 to honor Stevens’s seventy-fifth birthday, the book was rushed into print for the occasion and contained scores of errors. These have now been corrected in one place ...
Caterina Fake
I love Wallace Stevens.     source
White Goddess
ROBERT GRAVES - Oct 07, 2013 (first published in 1948)
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The definitive edition of one of the more extraordinary and influential books of our timeThis labyrinthine and extraordinary book, first published more than sixty years ago, was the outcome of Robert Graves's vast reading and curious research into strange territories of folklore, mythology, religion, and magic. Erudite and impassioned, it is a scho...
Caterina Fake
A very meaningful book.     source
The Tiger's Wife
A Novel
Téa Obreht - Nov 01, 2011
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In a Balkan country mending from war, Natalia, a young doctor, is compelled to unravel the mysterious circumstances surrounding her beloved grandfather’s recent death. Searching for clues, she turns to his worn copy of The Jungle Book and the stories he told her of his encounters over the years with “the deathless man.” But most extraordinary of al...
Caterina Fake
A fiction recommendation.     source
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell
The 4 Hour Body by Timothy Ferriss
The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss
The Principles of Uncertainty by Maira Kalman
Labyrinths by Jorge Luis Borges
The Upanishads by Eknath Easwaran
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