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patcarstensen made a comment Jul 15 2019
"I probably did not give this book the close reading it deserves -- I sort of skimmed parts that were more analysis than story." Permalink
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patcarstensen moved a title to their Completed shelf Jul 15 2019
"In his international bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, Jared Diamond transformed our understanding of what makes civilizations rise and fall. Now, in his third book in this monumental trilogy, he reveals how successful nations...
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patcarstensen added a title to their For later shelf Jul 14 2019
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...
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patcarstensen made a comment Jul 14 2019
"The book is not quite as dark as the thumbnail description and the background on the history of Iceland is interesting." Permalink
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