And it does sound wonderful to work for fun, doesn’t it? From Joseph Campbell’s famous advice to “follow your bliss” to a thousand self-help authors exhorting us to turn our passion into scads of money, it’s a message we’ve heard and, by and large, keep wanting to hear more of. Who wouldn’t want to make […]
1,000 Places to See Before You Die: A Traveler’s Life List by Patricia Schultz is an account of destinations around the world, including very well known attractions as well as some off the beaten path sights. Schultz does offer some great insights into attractions across the globe, however, much of the content is filled with […]
The Innocent Man by John Grisham is his debut to the non-fiction genre. The carefully detailed account of how easily a person can be convicted without solid evidence contains all the elements of a Grisham legal thriller, but is made all the more terrifying and suspenseful because of the fact that it is a true […]
TipHero has a great new ‘tip’ – Get Malcolm Gladwell’s “What the Dog Saw” for Free Gladwell, author of “The Tipping Point” and “Blink” is a revered author for his forward thinking and the stating of the obvious. His theories, though sometimes suspect, are extremely thought provoking and leave you wondering. Check out TipHero to […]
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell is an interesting look at how seemingly unrelated events can trigger a large change in the way people act and think. Gladwell makes connections between the decision to implement a zero tolerance policy on minor crimes in the New York subways […]
America’s Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-34 by Bryan Burrough is the tale of the beginning of the FBI and the antics of 30′s gangsters such as Dillinger, Bonnie and Clyde, Ma Barker and more.
Confessions of an Economic Hit Man by John Perkins is an educational and eye opening look at what many people fear is true but cannot prove.
I hope they serve Beer in Hell by Tucker Max is an entertaining read, not for the faint of heart.
Back on Road (Otra Vez), a Journey through Latin America, by Ernesto Che Guevara is the follow up to the Motorcyle Diaries, though still enlightening, is a bit slower than the first installment. This is potentially due to the removal of some sections of the original text due to the hope of keeping the main […]
The Motorcycle Diaries by Ernesto Guevara, better known as ‘Che’, is what has now become a classic, partially due to the movie, this biographical story takes the reader on a journey through South America with young Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara. A great way to get to know the revolutionary and better understand why his life went […]