Emily and I are dog people. Our kids are dog people. We have two dogs, including a miniature schnauzer, Duke. This book reminds us of the unbreakable bond between human and dog. The story follows a troubled newspaperman who, upon the death of a close friend, decides to hike all [...]
I watched a 10-part Netflix documentary this fall about WWII, which included interviews with Jack “Dusty” Kleiss. This memoir of Mr. Kleiss’ critical contribution during the four-day Battle of Midway is inspiring and heartbreaking. Find "Never Call Me a Hero" on Amazon.
Nassim Taleb is a lot of things: smart, pompous, judgmental and on and on. But above all, he is observant. This book is an intellectual exercise meant to confront long-held beliefs about how we truly succeed, seek justice, influence others and understand the world. A bit of a challenging read, [...]
After the fall of the Iron Curtain in the late 80’s, the former USSR was a virtual wild, wild west for investors and financiers. This is a tale of murder and financial crimes in the heart of the Russian government, the lawyer who fell victim to the Putin regime, and [...]
The impossible-to-believe story of a young Malaysian man who managed to pull off a transcontinental white-collar crime involving billions of dollars with the help of Goldman Sachs and others in high finance in order to buy elections, purchase luxury real estate and throw wild, star-studded parties. If this were a [...]