Category Archives: Book Reviews

BenBlog Book Review: Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss.

There is something about a great book that is profoundly different from a great movie or television show. Something magical. I have a hard time putting into words just how much I enjoyed Wise Man’s Fear.  It’s absolutely fantastic. Stunning. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande

I really enjoyed The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right.  It wasn’t really what I was expecting, but it was extremely interesting and I liked it a lot. I started this book thinking it was a self-help(ish) book about … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sway by Ori and Rom Brafman

Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior is a very interesting book. Basically, the book is about why we do certain (re: dumb) things.  Brafman brings up a lot of interesting studies (including a few sports examples, which I’ll get … Continue reading

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Book Review: Prelude to a Super Airplane

So I did my book preview of Brian Spaeth’s Prelude to a Super Airplane on February 4th. Today is May 15th. I am awesome. Did it really take me that long to read this book? Hell no. But it may … Continue reading

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Pre-review of "Prelude to a Super Airplane"

The following is a review for Brian Spaeth‘s book Prelude to a Super Airplane, which I have not read. The idea is that I’ll review the book before I read it, proceed to read said book and then post a … Continue reading

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