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It covers everything from lifestyle and leadership to crisis management. "Robert M. Pirsig's Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance", starting at $1.53 This volume discusses the basic questions of how to lead a healthy motorcycle lifestyle. Okonkwo, the head of a Nigeria town, is concerned with the issue of what it means to be a man when he makes the transition from traditional to modern.
Siddhartha' s biography is the classical story of self-discovery. We still haven't found out if this is real or not centuries later - and that makes it a very important text for any director. Its protagonists, Caesar and Brutus among them, address the complex issues of free will, social versus personal lives, and whether it' s more important to be friends or ambitious.
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Remarque, a veterinarian from the First World war writes about how troops really felt in the battlefield - the unparalleled stress of struggle and complete separation from the world. In these three episodes you can read about what it was like to live in the Crimean Wars. "Is this the real goal of Don Quixote's search? The only way to know the purpose of Don Quixote's Quijote is to be a quixote ourselves," wrote the famous Yale Prof. Harold Bloom.
Clues to why you should be reading 50 volumes this year (and how to do it)
You want to get ahead in the shop, have a seat and get a copy. I have Bill Gates reading every evening an hours before going to sleep. Mark Cuban attributes part of his achievement to the fact that he is willing to do more reading than anyone else. "Leader are readers," says Dave Ramsey, writer and broadcaster, who at least once a week gives each new member of the crew five of his favourite titles as part of the on-boarding game.
I am forced to stop worrying about my everyday routine for so long that I often find a new view. The deal involves face-to-face interaction, and dealing with new impulses will challenge and broaden your grasp of points of view, says Joan Fallon, chief executive officer of Curemark, a biotechnology firm that publishes a weekly guide.
"She says that I am forced to stop reflecting on my everyday routine for so long that I often find a new outlook or a new way of thinking. See? "It is this insight that gives me the sensitivity to work with other introvert people when I meet them in a company or even in societal situations," she says.
Mr Buffett divides his favourite pick in his annuity to Berkshire Hathaway stockholders. He draws on discussions with independant booksellers. "One bar and 15 mins is a long walk," he says, and adds that he also reviews The New York Review of Books and Kirkus Reviews.
Alternatively, you can search for referrals in your own community libraries or join a corporate publishing group. Mark Zuckerberg last year aimed to publish a page every two weeks and launched A Year of Boooks on Facebook as a Facebook-bookclub. His and his supporters debated the selection and asked the writers to take part in the webcast; by December he had completed 23 of them.
Like breaking bad habits and making good ones stick, a non-fiction reader every few weeks, saying that you need to make reading habits instead of wait until you are in the mood. What does that mean? He' re readin' during the flight. "I don't go during peak hours; I take Uber and I' m in the back seat," he says.