In keeping with tradition, here are my single sentence 'summaries' for every book I read in 2021. Previous years versions: 2020. 2019, 2018. Rated 5/5: Man's Search for Meaning, Great Game, Righteous Mind, Destiny Disrupted. Rated 4.5/5: Misbehaviour of Markets, Thinking in Systems, How to Avoid a Climate Disaster, Psychology of Money, Age of Revolution, [...]
I've always been fascinated by the history of money. Not only as it's a key driver of human behaviour and geopolitics. But as major force that shapes the trajectory of human endeavor. Put simply, it's an integral part to understanding how the world works. "If you want to understand how the world works, follow the [...]
Keeping with yearly tradition (2019, 2018), here are my key take-aways for every book I read in 2020. The point of being rich is to be able to do interesting things, rather than own enviable things. Deeply rooted economic ideologies are difficult to dislodge even with compelling data. Human inquiry into the ultimate [...]
More like key take-aways than summaries. Throughout history people have wanted similar things (freedom, security etc) – the challenge is finding the right balance for the right place at the right time. While riddled with its unique regional challenges, business opportunities in Africa are underrated. Human behaviour is incredibly complex: much of [...]
With too many books out there, and too little time, I thought it'd be helpful to share my 2018 reading as single sentence summaries. Of course, reducing someone's life work in such a manner risks misrepresentation. So take these summaries more as the key takeaways I got from each. Hopefully this helps you discover which are of interest to you.