Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

'Antifragile' by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Boston Globe
In “Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder,” Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of the blockbuster “The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable,” explains how a variety of things, from the human body to, ahem, books being reviewed, actually ...

The Book of Barely Imagined Beings by Caspar Henderson - review
The Guardian
In The Book of Barely Imagined Beings Caspar Henderson tells us that "for much of human history attempts to understand and define ourselves have been closely linked to how we see and represent other animals." Bestiaries are not just classical or ...

The Guardian

2 new books explore Charles Dickens' messy private life
And no other author continues to fascinate other writers as much as the secretive Dickens, whose private life lacked the heartwarming, redemptive happy ending of his classic Christmas tale. As part of the latest burst of books marking his bicentennial ...

Great books they love to hate
Los Angeles Times
If you're a regular reader of this blog, you may likely make a New Year's resolution related to books. You might announce that you will read a great book that's defeated you before. “I will read 'Ulysses' this year,” you might say, as I will this New ...

They wrote the book
The Register-Guard
Getting older seems to bring out the author in people. And seniors are discovering that the booming self-publishing industry is their path to every author's deepest desire: a book. There are far more pay-to-publish options today, including on-demand ...

Bill O'Reilly on His Next Book: It 'will be a blockbuster of epic proportions'
There's a good chance a book written by Fox News host Bill O'Reilly will be under the Christmas tree for thousands of people this morning. O'Reilly has the #1 and #3 New York Times Bestsellers in “Killing Kennedy” and “Killing Lincoln,” respectively ...

The best books for your new Kindle
The Verge
But now comes the hard question, which is... what are you going to read? There isn't a one-size fits all answer to this question, of course, but we're going to do our best to recommend some of the bestbooks we can think of to get you started. Happy ...

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