Tag Archive for Books

Quick Book Review: The Pirate Coast

This book [The Pirate Coast: Thomas Jefferson, the First Marines, and the Secret Mission of 1805] just caught my eye at the library. It covers the First Barbary War the U.S. fought with the Barbary States in North Africa circa…

Quick Book Review: The Invisible Heart

This book (The Invisible Heart: An Economic Romance by Dr. Russ Roberts) has been in my Amazon queue for a while. Finally got around to ordering it. My 10 year old daughter grabbed it before I did and loved it.…

Quick Book Review: Fooled By Randomness

I decided to get this book after hearing an interview with the author (Nassim Nicholas Taleb) on a recent EconTalk podcast. His more recent book is The Black Swan, but I figured I had better read Fooled By Randomness first…