Category Archives: Book Review

Books that I think others should read

Book Review – David and Goliath

 Randomness Vs Predictability Malcom Gladwell, Naseem Taleb and a few others have been advocating the idea randomness. They tend to say that certain forms of incidence are outliers, black swan etc. Although I do not fully agree with their thinking since … Continue reading

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The Portrait of a Turkish Family

Something from Istanbul As we were chatting, Ali was excited telling me that the chief minister of Johor and his wife visited that store some months prior and showed me the guest book. He was the owner of the book … Continue reading

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Kenang-Kenangan Hidup – Hamka

Memang ada ranting yang lapuk, ada daun yang gugur, ada bunga yang telah busuk. Tetapi lupakah anda bahawasanya yang sakit itupun bahagian dari yang sihat? Dan yang sihat menjadi sihat, bukankah kerana pengorbanan dari yang sakit? Continue reading

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The Avenger

Summary Novels by Frederick Forsyth have never failed me, and I found the Avenger most absorbing – once started, it is impossible to stop. The Avenger is perhaps his best, I guess, because it is difficult to single out the … Continue reading

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The Steve Jobs Way

I purchased this book at KLIA a week before the death of a legendary business leader – Steve Jobs. I read it a week later after listening to the news. The book can be best described as “Steve Job in … Continue reading

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Confession of an Economic Hit Man

For a long time,  I’d wanted to write reviews of books that I read to trigger  those who stumble upon this blog to start accumulating ideas from facts and fantasies.  I have read variety of books – either on air … Continue reading

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