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Best books I read in 2010

Following Mark Safranski’s lead, I would like to post about the best book I read in 2010. I could go the nepotistic route and choose a certain Handbook, but we all know I have better class. I reviewed only four … Continue reading

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Book review: The Accidental Guerrilla

Upon handing in the first draft of my master’s thesis, my supervisor subtly criticized my magazine-influenced writing style. He gave me an invaluable piece of advice concerning academic writing: “Keep it dry. Nobody is going to read this for pleasure.” … Continue reading

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Kaplan Book Review

Robert Kaplan has a book review up in the WSJ of “Crude World.” A Gusher Of Trouble Why nations rich in oil are often plagued by poverty and corruption. By ROBERT D. KAPLAN Just as there was the Bronze Age … Continue reading

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