Books

Browsing the internet is fun, but there's nothing quite like reading a good book. The problem is that there are just so many bad books out there. That's why we're here: to read a whole lot of books and share only the most worthwhile ones with you, our wonderful readers.

Ghost Fleet: A Novel of the Next World War

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I generally like to come up with snappy titles for my book reviews, but this book’s actual title gets right to the point. Ghost Fleet is a novel about a fictional World War 3. The trouble… is that this fiction is all too plausible. Written by P.W. Singer, a political scientist and specialist on 21st […]

Free Books, Plays, and Poetry — 91 Legal Sites to Download Literature

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I know full well that this is going to make me sound like an old man, but I’m going to say it anyway: people don’t read enough these days. People are arguably reading less, and according to a 2013 study by the U.S. Department of Education and the National Institute of Literacy, 32 million adults […]

Save The World, Get Rich? Becoming a HIP Investor Can Help Your Portfolio & Society

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Ask anyone you know: the Millenial generation (ages 21 to 36) views money differently. UBS Wealth Management says we’re definitely more conservative than our parents and may in fact be the most cautious investors since the 1930s Great Depression era. We’ve experienced the impact of overly leveraged financial markets, easy credit (including student loans), fewer good jobs, and a widening […]

Daemon and Freedom by Daniel Suarez – The Future is Dark and Automated

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I’ve had a real hankering for Sci-Fi the last few months. Actually, if I’ve being completely accurate here, I’ve almost always got a hankering for good Sci-Fi. There’s just so much bad stuff that when I find something good – like Daemon and Freedom by Daniel Suarez – I’m really, really excited. So without further […]

The Republic of Thieves – Scott Lynch’s Latest Sneaky Masterpiece

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I’ve got to tell you, there’s nothing I hate quite as much as depression. It’s not that I’m depressed (I love myself far too much for that), but that on occasion other people get depressed. Great people even… people like Scott Lynch. You see, a few years ago Mr. Lynch wrote a lovely book called […]