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Mark Suster is an American entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He is a managing partner at Upfront Ventures, the largest venture capital firm in Los Angeles. Suster is a prominent blogger in the startup venture capital world.
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What Unites Us
Reflections on Patriotism
Dan Rather - Sep 03, 2019 (first published in 2017)
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AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “I find myself thinking deeply about what it means to love America, as I surely do.” —Dan Rather At a moment of crisis over our national identity, venerated journalist Dan Rather has emerged as a voice of reason and integrity, reflecting on—and writing passionately about—what it means to be an American. Now, wit...
Mark Suster
Sep 08, 2020
I learned so much from @DanRather's book and thoroughly enjoyed it     source
The Warmth of Other Suns
The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
Isabel Wilkerson - Oct 04, 2011 (first published in 2010)
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In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, author Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life. From 1915 to 1970, this exodus of almost six million people changed the face of America. Wilkerson...
Mark Suster
Aug 06, 2020
If you need a reading list this thread is golden. I ordered 10+ books already. First up for me wasn’t on the list (I don’t think?) but is “The Warmth of other Suns” by @Isabelwilkerson     source
How to Change Your Mind
What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
Michael Pollan - May 14, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2018 A New York Times Notable BookThe #1 New York Times bestseller.A brilliant and brave investigation into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs--and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic experiencesWhen Michael Pollan set out to research how L...
Mark Suster
Jul 12, 2020
@ispekhov @cvuadvisors I’m fascinated with that after reading Michael Pollan book. Wish there was more widespread testing in the US     source
Factfulness
Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think
Hans Rosling - Apr 07, 2020 (first published in 2018)
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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“One of the most important books I’ve ever read—an indispensable guide to thinking clearly about the world.” – Bill Gates“Hans Rosling tells the story of ‘the secret silent miracle of human progress’ as only he can. But Factfulness does much more than that. It also explains why progress is so often secret and silent...
Mark Suster
Jul 03, 2019
Just finished this amazing, thoughtful & comforting book. I hope you’ll read it. Devastated to read the “outro” that Hans passed away before it was published. Somehow I didn’t know until the end.     source