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David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art &hellip by Malcolm Gladwell
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
As with all of Gladwell's books, this is a reasonably good page turner as he knows all too well that anecdotal stories are entertaining. However the stories in this book are far far too drawn out and one wonders what is he trying the say or indeed achieve. At times I wondered if the headline of David vs Goliath had anything to do with what he was talking about.

There are some excellent thought provoking points such as is questioning if it is actually worth going to a top university. However overall it seems this was an essay that was dragged out into a book.

If you liked his previous books, I would still say it is worth a read as it will give you food for thought and… Read more
The New Power Program: New Protocols for Maximum S&hellip by Michael Colgan
5.0 out of 5 stars A program for athletes, 26 Jun 2014
Best program I have ever had with an in depth explanation of muscle gain and strength with all the exercises in the book. Best money you will ever spend. Note that this is not just for gaining the body of an athlete but all round stability and strength to put those injuries to bed.
Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End o&hellip by Robert D. Kaplan
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
What he said. (arrow pointing up).

I just wish it was longer and have more detail as it is so interesting! How timely given the recent incursions into Vietnamese waters by the Chinese!

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