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Postby Chris G » Mon Sep 18, 2006 3:01 am

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Just finished reading , by Chris Anderson, Editor of WIRED magazine.

Better than Freakonomics. Better than The Tipping Point. If that genre appeals to you, grab this one. I will be recommending it to everyone.



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I've been making a start at three other books-

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by Seth Godin. I'd read enough already to want to pick up one of his books. I'd planned to pick up The Big Moo, but I saw this, and it appealed to me, so...

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I'm taking another stab at . I'm still not crazy about Manuel DeLanda's writing style, but I'm trudging my way through it.

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I picked up several years ago. I'd been familiar with the book for some time, but current events brought it into my hands. I knew it was spawned from a 1993 article in Foreign Affairs magazine. I was expecting it to be very academic in its writing style, and I kept putting off reading it, but this one has turned out to be the most captivating of the three. I imagine I'll finish it first.

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Postby creepy » Mon Sep 18, 2006 7:47 am

right on lep... glad someone else digs leyner... i can't read him without reading it aloud to whoever happens to be nearby, but i end up laughing too hard at what i'm reading for the readee to get anything out of it...

i'm re-reading tom robbins' "skinny legs and all" right now...

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Postby Barabajagal » Mon Sep 18, 2006 9:26 am

I'd like to thank this thread for turning me on to David Mitchell (Black Swan Green) and Neil Gaiman.


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