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Introduction The Making of a Manager is about management. The author hopes this books sheds light on the whys of management. Only by buying into the whys can the readers truly be effective in the hows. Although I am not a manager, I hope to learn from this book what a manager wants, or at least what makes a good manager. Authors Julie Zhuo is a Chinese-American businesswoman and computer scientist. She was the vice president of product design at&...

介绍 《一张图看懂10位投资大师的致富之道》描述十位成功投资者的生平以及投资之道。我是想看看一张图如何化繁为简而读这本书的。 作者 商业周刊是台湾的一本财经周刊。 内容 《一张图看懂10位投资大师的致富之道》有一章导读以及十篇章节。 章节分别为一)新一代价值投资大师 霍华·马克斯——从垃圾债中找黄金、二)华尔街教...

Introduction The Lost City of Z is a biography about the British explorer, Percy Harrison Fawcett. I was looking for a biography to read. This book is one of several recommended in a biography blog and since I do not know which one to read, I randomly picked this book. Authors David Grann is an American journalist, a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine, and an author.  Contents The Lost City of Z has a preface and 25 chapters. The chapt...

介绍 《加速你的FIRE人生》是一本关于提早退休的书。作者说这不是一本投资书籍,他写这本书是为了呈现一种生活态度,让读者了解非传统的生活方式。这书是我无意间碰到的,因为看过作者的视频,就想看看他在书中说了什么。 作者 陈页真(Yale Chen)是一名全职网路创业家以及YouTuber。他也是Freedum自由学院的创办人。 内容 《加速你的...

Introduction How Children Fail is the author’s partial record of his not very successful attempt to find out why children fail. This revised edition was published 20 years after the first edition when the author thought he knew much more about why. I would like to learn the reasons children fail and try to avoid them so that I would not fail my child. Authors John Holt was an American author and educator. He wrote a total of 11 books on the...

介绍 《一人公司的致富思维》的宗旨是为读者提供方法来制作高价值的内容。我因为无意间接触到好叶的YouTube频道并对他的成功非常敬佩,所以就想看看他是怎么成功的。 作者 好叶是一名YouTuber,所经营的频道<Better Leaf好叶>拥有超过百万订阅者。 内容 《一人公司的致富思维》由一篇前言(不幸就是最大的幸运)、七篇章节和一篇后...

Introduction Beautiful World, Where Are You is a romance novel set in Ireland. I saw this book being recommended as the Best Fiction 2021 on Goodreads. Since I enjoyed reading Normal People by the same author, I decided to give it a try. Author To know more about Sally Rooney, you can refer here. This book is her third novel. Contents Beautiful World, Where Are You has 30 chapters in total. Review Beautiful World, Where Are You has 4 protagonists...

介绍 《读懂一本书》探讨如何好好读书。作者希望透过这本书能够让读者学习到自己需要的知识,也希望通过自主读书、讲书让越来越多有用的知识普及化,为世界而教。我是想看看作者的读书方式和我的有什么差别,以及透过此书增强我写书评的能力。 作者 樊登是樊登读书会创始人、首席内容官,前中央电视台节目主持人。 内容 《读...

Introduction Richer, Wiser, Happier discusses the principles, process, insights, habits, and personality traits that enable a tiny minority to beat the market in the long run. The author would like to reverse engineer these investors’ winning ways. This book is recommended by a columnist on Forbes website. I would like to learn the winning ways of these great investors. Author William Green is an author and editor. He has written for many l...

介绍 《倒悬的天空》是由几篇小说组成的合集。我在无意中看到这本书就决定读一读它了。 作者 程婧波是四川大学传播学硕士,中国科幻更新代代表作家,现为四川少年儿童出版社编辑,中国科普作协科学文艺委员会副秘书长,四川省科普作家协会五届、六届副秘书长。 内容 《倒悬的天空》共有六个短篇和一篇专访(专访程婧波:多重...

The Making of a Manager: What to Do When Everyone Looks to You – Julie Zhuo
Non-fiction / 19th January 2023

Introduction The Making of a Manager is about management. The author hopes this books sheds light on the whys of management. Only by buying into the whys can the readers truly be effective in the hows. Although I am not a manager, I hope to learn from this book what a manager wants, or at least what makes a good manager. Authors Julie Zhuo is a Chinese-American businesswoman and computer scientist. She was the vice president of product ...

Reflection on 2022
General / 1st January 2023

English In 2022, I only managed to finish 19 books, which is below my target of 2 books per month. On average, I only read 1.58 books/month. I am not very happy with this achievement, but given the circumstances and other chores that I was doing during 2022, I think this is acceptable. There are 10 English books out of these 19 books. Out of these 10 books, I rated 9 as 3-star. These books are Beautiful World, Where Are You, Everybody W...

Book of the Month: December 2022
General / 1st January 2023

English Although The Lost City of Z is a biography, it is written like a novel and I would say that the story is very enticing. This book is about the the British explorer, Percy Harrison Fawcett and his last expedition into the Amazon. 中文 《一张图看懂10位投资大师的致富之道》其实不只有一张图。书中为每一位投资大师画了一张图来解释他们的投资方式,所以一共有十张图。如果你...

一张图看懂10位投资大师的致富之道:大师投资法则不复杂,一张图就能轻松懂! – 商业周刊
非文学 / 29th December 2022

介绍 《一张图看懂10位投资大师的致富之道》描述十位成功投资者的生平以及投资之道。我是想看看一张图如何化繁为简而读这本书的。 作者 商业周刊是台湾的一本财经周刊。 内容 《一张图看懂10位投资大师的致富之道》有一章导读以及十篇章节。 章节分别为一)新一代价值投资大师 霍华·马克斯——从垃圾债中找黄金、二)华...

The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon – David Grann
Non-fiction / 13th December 2022

Introduction The Lost City of Z is a biography about the British explorer, Percy Harrison Fawcett. I was looking for a biography to read. This book is one of several recommended in a biography blog and since I do not know which one to read, I randomly picked this book. Authors David Grann is an American journalist, a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine, and an author.  Contents The Lost City of Z has a preface and 25 chapters....

加速你的FIRE人生:打造致富体质,提早赢得财富自由 – 陈页真
非文学 / 1st December 2022

介绍 《加速你的FIRE人生》是一本关于提早退休的书。作者说这不是一本投资书籍,他写这本书是为了呈现一种生活态度,让读者了解非传统的生活方式。这书是我无意间碰到的,因为看过作者的视频,就想看看他在书中说了什么。 作者 陈页真(Yale Chen)是一名全职网路创业家以及YouTuber。他也是Freedum自由学院的创办人。 内容 《...

Book of the Month: November 2022
General / 1st December 2022

English How Children Fail talks about the failure of the education system. It points out the mistakes that the school is doing to the students and proposes some ways to fix it. Even though the ideas in the book were written decades ago, some are still relevant today. In this book, the most important lesson that I learned from this book is to facilitate real learning for the children. Real learning happens when we are able to apply the k...

How Children Fail – John Holt
Non-fiction / 24th November 2022

Introduction How Children Fail is the author’s partial record of his not very successful attempt to find out why children fail. This revised edition was published 20 years after the first edition when the author thought he knew much more about why. I would like to learn the reasons children fail and try to avoid them so that I would not fail my child. Authors John Holt was an American author and educator. He wrote a total of 11 bo...

一人公司的致富思维:从零到百万订阅,靠知识变现的成功法则 – 好叶
非文学 / 10th November 2022

介绍 《一人公司的致富思维》的宗旨是为读者提供方法来制作高价值的内容。我因为无意间接触到好叶的YouTube频道并对他的成功非常敬佩,所以就想看看他是怎么成功的。 作者 好叶是一名YouTuber,所经营的频道<Better Leaf好叶>拥有超过百万订阅者。 内容 《一人公司的致富思维》由一篇前言(不幸就是最大的幸运)、七篇章节...

Beautiful World, Where Are You – Sally Rooney
Fiction / 6th November 2022

Introduction Beautiful World, Where Are You is a romance novel set in Ireland. I saw this book being recommended as the Best Fiction 2021 on Goodreads. Since I enjoyed reading Normal People by the same author, I decided to give it a try. Author To know more about Sally Rooney, you can refer here. This book is her third novel. Contents Beautiful World, Where Are You has 30 chapters in total. Review Beautiful World, Where Are You has 4 pr...