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Morgan Housel

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Morgan Housel is a partner at Collaborative Fund and a former columnist at The Motley Fool and The Wall Street Journal.
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These Truths
A History of the United States
Jill Lepore - Oct 01, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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Widely hailed for its “sweeping, sobering account of the American past” (New York Times Book Review), Jill Lepore’s one-volume history of America places truth itself—a devotion to facts, proof, and evidence—at the center of the nation’s history. The American experiment rests on three ideas—“these truths,” Jefferson called them—political equality, n...
Morgan Housel
Aug 18, 2020
Loved, and recommend, this book on U.S. history by Jill Lepore: These Truths: A History of the United States     source
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Billion Dollar Whale
The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World
Bradley Hope - Oct 22, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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Named a Best Book of 2018 by the Financial Times and Fortune, this "thrilling" (Bill Gates) New York Times bestseller exposes how a "modern Gatsby" swindled over $5 billion with the aid of Goldman Sachs in "the heist of the century" (Axios).Now a #1 international bestseller, BILLION DOLLAR WHALE is "an epic tale of white-collar crime on a global sc...
Morgan Housel
Feb 17, 2020
This book on the 1MDB scandal was great, hard to put down. Low sophistication + huge brazenness is a powerful fraud combo.     source
Super Pumped
The Battle for Uber
Mike Isaac - Sep 03, 2019
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In June 2017, Travis Kalanick, the hard-charging CEO of Uber, was ousted in a boardroom coup that capped a brutal year for the transportation giant. Uber had catapulted to the top of the tech world, yet for many came to symbolize everything wrong with Silicon Valley.Award-winning New York Times technology correspondent Mike Isaac’s Super Pumped pre...
Morgan Housel
Sep 29, 2019
Reading Super Pumped, the Uber book. I’ve heard this story many times but it’s still amazing:     source