Book report: The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan

The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan

I have been having excellent luck with my reading list the last couple of years. I’ve read several books that I can say without exaggeration have been life-changing for me. From lifestyle and time saving tricks of The Four Hour Work Week, to the wakeup call about survival in future uncertainty of Emergency, to other great books I’ve read recently by Kurzweil, Coyle, and Matt Taibbi, I’m reading for self improvement and understanding of the world and taking extreme pleasure in the puzzle pieces of life starting to click together with increasing speed in mind.

The most recent book I’ve read that will change the course … [Read more]

Book Report - Neil Strauss' Emergency

Neil Strauss is a great writer. I’ve now read two of his books and both of them, along with being fiercely entertaining, were life-changingly mind-opening. The first was of course the classic, The Game which I read about 5 years ago. That book opened my eyes to the idea of consciously bettering my social skills by learning basic psychology, body language and the like. At first the point was to get more and better girls but I subsequently learned that those skills are useful in all human interaction – in business, love and friendship. Reading The Game was the catalyst that really got me working on improving my social skills. Now in Read more]