Category Archives: Book Reviews

The 4-Hour Workweek

It took me forever to finish The 4-Hour Workweek because I can’t get over the nagging suspicion that Tim Ferriss is an overrated “lifehacks” aggregator. The author is clever to put a passage that addresses doubters at the beginning of the book. But by the end of the book, my suspicion is more or less… Read More »

Ctrl Alt Delete

This book is a bit dated because Ctrl Alt Delete is probably not the typical keystroke combination that people would use to reboot their devices these days. It shows in the examples used. Take for instance Kickstarter, which has turned out to be a double-edged sword. Outdated are also Klout (a service that was shut… Read More »

The Fall: The Poisoned Chalice

Things took a while to build up in The Poisoned Chalice, but is it worth the wait? Depends on whether you have the patience to bounce around from one plot to another (no pun intended). The problem with this is that the author left little room for a satisfying resolution to the situation the book… Read More »