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Everybody Lies by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

Everybody Lies by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz Everybody Lies by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz is in the very similar vein as the bestseller titled Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner except what really got my attention was that  it is all … Continue reading

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The Bed Of Procrustes by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The Bed Of Procrustes by Nassim Nicholas Taleb The Bed Of Procrustes by Nassim Nicholas Taleb is a very fun and quick read of his philosophical aphorisms presented as a book of quotes. It’s literally a book you can read … Continue reading

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Transcending Fear by Brian Germain

Transcending Fear by Brian Germain Transcending Fear by Brian Germain is an interesting book in the self-help genre that I had to check out since I know Brian. In my early skydiving years he and I both spent numerous years … Continue reading

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The PARACHUTE And It’s PILOT by Brian Germain

The PARACHUTE And It’s PILOT by Brian Germain The PARACHUTE And It’s PILOT by Brian Germain is a book for those in the sport of skydiving, a much narrower audience than usual for my reviews. That being said it’s an … Continue reading

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The Fourth Turning by William Strauss and Neil Howe

The Fourth Turning by William Strauss and Neil Howe The Fourth Turning by William Strauss and Neil Howe was published in 1997 and after it was recently mentioned in the press as a book that Steve Bannon was enthralled with … Continue reading

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Bellevue by David Oshinsky

Bellevue by David Oshinsky Bellevue by David Oshinsky is a very well written history of the famous Bellevue hospital in New York City. This book is wonderful taking us through one of the nation’s oldest and largest public hospitals in … Continue reading

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The Hunt For Zero Point by Nick Cook

The Hunt For Zero Point by Nick Cook The Hunt For Zero Point by Nick Cook is a book I became aware of when it was referenced in Empire Beneath The Ice (also reviewed on this site). The author, a … Continue reading

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Documentary: Sour Grapes (2016) directed by Reuben Atlas & Jerry Rothwell

Documentary:  Sour Grapes (2016) directed by Reuben Atlas & Jerry Rothwell Sour Grapes (2016) directed by Reuben Atlas & Jerry Rothwell is a very interesting look into the world of fine and rare wines and how a con man bilked … Continue reading

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Empire Beneath The Ice by Stephen Quayle

Empire Beneath The Ice by Stephen Quayle Empire Beneath The Ice by Stephen Quayle is one of the key recent books in the conspiracy world. Stephen Quayle is a known figure in the conspiracy and biblical prophecy arena. In this … Continue reading

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Killing Patton by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard

Killing Patton by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard Killing Patton by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard is my favorite of the O’Reilly “Killing” series I have read to date. The authors tell the story of this important historical figure’s professional … Continue reading

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