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The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by [Taleb, Nassim Nicholas]
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'A deeply intelligent, provocative book ... Taleb succeeds in
bringing sceptical empiricism to the masses' -- The Economist

'A fascinating study of how we are regularly taken for suckers by the unexpected' -- Larry Elliot, Guardian

'A provocative macro-trend tome in the tradition of The Wisdom of
Crowds and The Tipping Point' -- Time

'A richly enjoyable read with an important message' -- BusinessWeek

'An idiosyncratically brilliant new book' -- Niall Ferguson, Sunday Telegraph

'An idiosyncratically brilliant new book'
-- Niall Ferguson, Sunday Telegraph

'Like the conversation of raconteur ... hugely enjoyable - compelling ... Beware the Black Swan' -- John Kay, Financial Times

'Mindblowing ... A masterpiece' -- Chris Anderson, Editor-in-Chief of Wired and author of The Long Tail

'Taleb's book deserves our attention, and our thanks' -- International Herald Tribune

'The Black Swan confirms his status as a guru for every would-be Damien Hirst, George Soros and aspirant despot' -- John Cornwell, Sunday Times

Niall Ferguson, Sunday Telegraph

'An idiosyncratically brilliant new book'

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 4110 KB
  • Print Length: 436 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 081297381X
  • Publisher: Penguin (3 April 2008)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0141034599
  • ASIN: B002RI99IM
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Not Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 3.4 out of 5 stars 343 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #13,415 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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