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Corruptible

Corruptibleby Brian Klaas I cannot seem to get enough of hunter-gatherer references when analyzing our modern world and writing on the variance and evolution of our lives between that time period and now. This continues to appear in many aspects of my reading and it is always a confirming perspective to see time and time …

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Shantaram

By Gregory David Roberts This was one of those books that was so good I found myself overtly slowing down the pace at which I was reading, or going back to reread and fully take in the way the author so eloquently worded portions of his prose. Shantaram is based on a true story, which …

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Homo Deus

Homo Deus – A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari This book was a grind in all the good ways. It’s like a can-opener circling everything you thought you knew, then popping open your mind to expose you to an entirely new perspective. The author doesn’t begin by simply telling you what tomorrow …

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The New Confessions of an Economic Hitman by John Perkins

Mark came through with another riveting book. This story is a globe trotting memoir of John Perkins, a former “economist” with a US based consulting firm. I recently read Robert F. Kennedy’s memoir on the Cuban Missile Crisis titled “Thirteen Days.” In the book, you learn that once nuclear weapons came to be, countries were …

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