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My books of 2013

January 8, 2014

Some Great books here to consider reading

Make Wealth History

I always enjoy reviewing my reading at the end of the year and choosing a few favourites. In no particular order, here are the five books that stand out most from everything I read in 2013.

the democracy projectThe Democracy Project, by David Graeber
Ostensibly a history and insider perspective of the Occupy movement, The Democracy Project ends up reviewing the whole idea of democracy from the ground up. It’s radical, provocative and quite unique. As I said in my review, Graeber is a truly maverick free-thinker, but is entirely serious and well worth listening to. I found this one of those rare books that made me pause to think every couple of pages, simply because it was so full of things I’d never considered before. I finished it feeling profoundly enriched.

we have met the enemyWe have met the enemy – Self Control in an Age of Excess, by Daniel Akst
Another book that dealt…

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