Category: book club

Far Out: an ongoing read

Far Out Countercultural Seekers and the Tourist Encounter in Nepal by Mark Liechty is a comprehensive read on Nepal’s tourism experiences in the postwar era, hippie counterculture in the 1960s,…

Shoe Dog

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE by Phil Knight  was a book on my Book bucket list for 2019. I wrote then “When I went to college,…

The same dream

“God, how I wish I could relive the whole thing. Short of that, I’d like to share the experience, the ups and downs, so that some young man or woman,…

The Sixth Man: A Memoir

Just found out that Andre Iguodala, the sixth man of the NBA champions Golden State Warriors has a book “The Sixth Man” coming out on June 25, 2019. Andre Iguodala…

Sapiens

I started reading Yuval Noah Harari’s book Sapiens A Brief History of Humankind. Some initial points from the book that I found profound and gripping. Three important revolutions shaped the…

Rules for Deep Work

Cal Newport’s Deep Work Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World is nicely summarized by Productivity Game. Three rules for doing Deep Work are: 1. Schedule distractions – Schedule…

What’s normal in America?

Recently I started reading the book The War on Normal People The truth about America’s disappearing jobs and why Universal Basic Income is our future by Andrew Yang, Founder of Venture…

Joy of completion

The joy of completing a book is priceless. I’m excited to acquire new knowledge and perspective by picking books on a variety of subjects. I recently picked up a book…

Read to succeed

Did you know that the average person reads two books a year but the average CEO reads four to six books a month? Interesting. Seven-in-ten American adults (72%) have read a…