Content tagged with "books"

Anecdotes vs. Principles
March 25, 2019

Books need to establish their principles up front, then support them through anecdotes and evidence.

Excerpts from “Casino Royale”
November 17, 2009

There are several quotes from an Ian Fleming novel which I love.

On the Interestingness and Usefulness of Books
November 12, 2014

Some books are interesting, some are useful, and a precious few are both.

Reading Shakespeare
December 25, 2014

Shakespeare can be a tough read.

Where is your Iceland?
December 6, 2014

A passage from “Brave New World” about finding happiness where it matters for you.