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The Blue Zones Summary

Quick Summary: “The Blue Zones” by New York Times-bestselling author and National Geographic Fellow Dan Buettner is an exploration of longevity, distilling nine lessons for living longer from the people who’ve lived the longest, i.e., the centenarians of Sardinia, Italy; […]

The Automatic Millionaire Summary

Quick Summary: The Automatic Millionaire Summary by David Bach is a get-rich-slowly-but-surely manual brimming with numerous practical pieces of money-related advice on everything from how to “pay yourself first” 10% of your pretax income through how to make all payments […]

Inventology Summary

Quick Summary: “Inventology” is a 2016 book by Pagan Kennedy which deals with five important aspects of the process of invention: the nature of problem finding, the role of serendipity in the creative process of discovery, the strategy of prophecy […]

Through the Language Glass Summary

Quick Summary: “Through the Language Glass” by Guy Deutscher separates fact from fiction in a burgeoning, but rather controversial field: linguistic relativity. In addition to sketching out a brief history of the research done in the area, Deutscher’s book recalls […]

Amusing Ourselves to Death Summary

Quick Summary: “Amusing Ourselves to Death” explores whether Aldous Huxley’s fictional and dystopian vision of the future described in “Brave New World” hasn’t already turned into the reality of our TV-dominated and image-centered present. Spoiler alert: it has, and reality […]