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Top 10 books about lies

I fell in love with these books for reasons other than their lies, reading them with a guileless pleasure. They invited me into worlds that I believed in utterly.<p>Worlds rather like the fictional one that my father had built, which I believed in completely, too. My memoir A Book of Untruths explores …

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How to read a book a week

In February, I read Belle Beth Cooper’s <i>Fast Company</i> piece “How I became a morning person, read more books, and learned a language in a year,” which listed the four steps to assuming a new hobby: set small goals, focus on one new thing at a time, remove obvious barriers, and build the new routines …

Three thousand reasons to choose your reading carefully

According to the book review website Goodreads I recently finished reading my 1,000th book. They didn’t notify me of this, there’s no gold star on my profile and my book collection did not break into spontaneous applause (Harry Potter high-fiving Humbert Humbert, the Mitford sisters dancing a …

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Comment on 54 Mistakes of a Startup CEO by Naomi

Hi Anand, thank you for this super interesting, inspiring article. Loved every number on the list, and recognized the greatest part of them. I’m …

Black-on-Black Racism: The Hazards of Implicit Bias

How the politics of respectability twists society<p>In his year-end press conference, President Obama was asked about the state of black America. He responded by saying blacks are “better off than they were,” but juxtaposed that with the lingering issues evinced in the recent tragic police encounters …

'Shipping' and the Enduring Appeal of Rooting for Love

The joys of championing the often-fictional romances of others<p>It was an electric June night in Flushing. Star-crossed Mets phenom Dwight Gooden made his first start following a drug suspension handed down that April, and the Amazin’s beat the Pirates 5-1. But what made that evening in 1987 truly …

Visualization for Big Data: Show Me the Analytics Story

If a picture is worth a thousand words, is a picture that’s a thousand times bigger better still?<p>These and other questions are being asked by user …