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The Most Dangerous Place PDF Summary

The Most Dangerous Place PDF Summary

11 min read ⌚ A History of the United States in South Asia America has had an interest in South Asia ever since its creation. Has it evolved or devolved? Srinath Raghavan tries to answer the question in: The Most Dangerous Place. Who Should Read “The Most Dangerous Place”? And Why? If you want to learn […]

Modern South India PDF Summary

Modern South India PDF Summary

10 min read ⌚ Want to learn more about the history of South India? Here’s a great book covering the last four centuries of its history: Modern South India. Who Should Read “Modern South India”? And Why? Modern South India tells the story of all four cultures which dominate South India’s landscape (Kannada, Malayali, Tamil, and […]

Ground Down by Growth PDF Summary

Ground Down by Growth PDF Summary

11 min read ⌚ Tribe, Caste, Class, and Inequality in Twenty-First Century India Think that market liberalization is the solution to all economic problems? Think again! Ground Down by Growth reveals how free market capitalism has merely reinforced inequality in 21st-century India. Who Should Read “Ground Down by Growth”? And Why? If you’re interested in the […]

The Library Book PDF Summary

The Library Book PDF Summary

12 min read ⌚ On the morning of April 29, 1986, “the most difficult fire in the history of Los Angeles” destroyed over one million priceless books in the Los Angeles Public Library. Susan Orlean’s The Library Book tells the full story. Until it’s not anymore a story about a fire – but a story about […]

The Innocent Man PDF Summary

The Innocent Man PDF Summary

10 min read ⌚ Murder and Injustice in a Small Town The small town is that of Ada, Oklahoma. The murder: that of Debra Sue Carter. The injustice: of epic proportions. Ladies and gentlemen, John Grisham’s only non-fiction book to date: The Innocent Man. Who Should Read “The Innocent Man”? And Why? There’s a reason why, […]

The Fifth Risk PDF Summary

The Fifth Risk PDF Summary

9 min read ⌚ The general public demands professionalism in dealing with all sorts of crisis such as terrorist attacks, tsunamis, hurricanes, pandemics, etc. However, most of the calamities take a different shape, and ordinary people can barely recognize them. The capability of responding to long-term risks should be the embodiment of competence and serve as […]

Killing the SS PDF Summary

Killing the SS PDF Summary

8 min read ⌚ The Hunt for the Worst War Criminals in History We all have heard stories and legends regarding the events that shaped the world and balanced the scales after WW2. Nonetheless, we rarely come across information about operations that were considered top secret in post-war Europe. To compensate for the dearth of concrete […]

Factfulness PDF Summary Factfulness PDF Summary

Factfulness PDF Summary

9 min read ⌚ Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think Terrorist attacks, climate change, pollution, children dying of preventable diseases… Think that the world is worse than ever? Well, it’s time you stopped being a pessimist and become “a very serious possibilist.” What you need is […]

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