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Take Down
James Swain
Leading an Inspired Life
Jim Rohn
Shadow Of The Titanic
Andrew Wilson
The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft
H.P. Lovecraft, Leslie S. Klinger, Alan Moore
The Emperor's Blades
Brian Staveley
Grave Peril
Jim Butcher
Words of Radiance
Brandon Sanderson
11/22/63
Stephen King
Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil
Tom Mueller
You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself
David McRaney

The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life

The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life - Alice Schroeder This book started out so promising. I thought I was hooked early on but in the end I could only make it only a fraction of the way through the nearly 1,000 page behemoth.

Although the initial pace of the book starts fairly brisk it quickly became mired in so many aimless, insignificant, and boring details that it was a chore to continue. I didn't see the need to get into all the pointless minutiae of his early, rebellious "life of crime" or his short-lived horse racing obsession as a young teen. These are the kinds of meanderings that made the book a bit like jogging through a tar pit wearing ten pound ankle weights for me. It was therefore with a sort of dull disappointment that I punched the eject button on the CD at the beginning of Chapter 14.