This book explores the causes of market bubbles, such as the Internet boom and the Dutch tulip mania. A nice companion to Fooled by Randomness.
My first Chandler. Pretty darn good, though the sheer amount of slang spoken by nearly every character sometimes feels a little silly.
A mind-blowing account of Magellan’s circumnavigation of the globe. Thanks Amy!
Getting too much sleep? Can’t stay awake at night? Try reading this collection of news stories and scare the beejezus out of yourself. They gradually veer off into what I hope are wild conspiracy theories.
Also, you might enjoy plenty of student-quality writing!
Well, geez, I read them all!
Centered around the night Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points in a professional basketball game, but including signicant slices of history from before and after, this is a tremendous piece of sports writing.
A murder hits very close to Wolfe’s home.
A chilling account of the recent history of North Korea and its strange dictators. This seems to have been hastily written and edited, with numerous grammatical mistakes and passages cut-and-pasted from one section to another.
Wolfe investigates the bombing of a TV executive.