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Carmen M. Reinhart & Kenneth S. Rogoff – This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly

Carmen M. Reinhart & Kenneth S. Rogoff – This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly August 17, 2018

Score: 6.5/10 Ok, ok, I’m going to help you. I have seen you all begging for it for a while, but now I’m really going to do that. Hate to tell you, but THIS IS AN INTERVENTION! Once in a while, regular people like most of you my friends (and this is to be considered as a compliment although it won’t look like that for a while), start to believe to be shrewd investors. They learn about their bitcoins, tech-stocks,…

Paulo Coelho – Aleph

Paulo Coelho – Aleph August 17, 2018

Score: 6.5/10 Let’s go a little crazy, shall we? Coelho is acting like there is absolutely nothing extraordinary about going back to your past lives, experiencing parallel universes, feeling immense connection with the supernatural and you want to be him for a day. (Well, to be fair Coelho is actually saying that pretty much everything IS extraordinary and you have to love him for that!) And boy, it would feel so nice to write about his The Alchemist and give…

Karen Joy Fowler – We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

Karen Joy Fowler – We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves August 17, 2018

Score: 7/10 Let’s talk about twists! Man, oh man, I had no clue and I bet no one did. This book should come with a warning though “You might never want to visit a ZOO again!”. And that is not necessarily a bad thing too… Authors always denude themselves in front of their readership, but Karen gets BUTT NAKED and it’s a JOY!!! (She doesn’t try to make her look any better. I mean, like not at all! Who does…

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