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介绍 《为什么你的退休金只有别人的一半》是一本台湾的理财投资书籍。这本书结集作者在课堂上教过几百人的经验,是关于投资基本功的再度修炼。我是被书名所吸引,想看看是什么错误会导致退休金比别人少一半。 作者 阙又上是一名财务规画师、美国又上成长基金经理人,有近三十年的投资管理生涯。 内容 《为什么你的退休金只有...

Introduction Power and Progress is about the direction of technology development. This book explores the nature of the economic, social, and political choice, the historical and contemporary evidence on the relationship among technology, wages, and inequality, and the ways to direct innovations to work in service of shared prosperity. After reading Poverty, by America, I stumbled upon this book and decided to read it. Author Daron Acemoglu is Ins...

介绍 《因为这是你的人生》是蔡康永的情商课第二课。这本书所讲的是为自己增加人生选项以及如何吸引有趣的陌生人成为朋友。我会想要读这本书是因为以前读过作者的书都觉得不错,所以在看到这本书时就拿起它了。 作者 蔡康永是台湾电视主持人、作家、电影导演。 内容 《因为这是你的人生》有一篇康永的序、二十六篇章节和一篇...

Introduction Poverty, by America is the author’s attempt to answer this question: Why is there so much poverty in America? It is a book about poverty that is not just about the poor but also how the other half lives, about how some lives are made small so that others may grow. I would like to know the answer to the author’s question. Author Matthew Desmond is an American sociologist and the Maurice P. During Profes...

介绍 《七个疯子》原文是西班牙文,由欧阳石晓翻译成中文。我好像好久没读文学作品了,所以就选了这本书来阅读。 作者 罗伯特·阿尔特(Roberto Arlt)是一名阿根廷作家。他当过书店职员、铁匠学徒、油漆工、焊工等,直至于布宜诺斯艾利斯《世界报》任职。他在一九四二年因急病去世。 内容 《七个疯子》只有三章和一篇译后记。章...

Introduction Storyselling for Financial Advisors teaches the readers to tell the financial story. The authors want to show how the top advisors sell. As I am starting my financial planning business, I would like to know more about soliciting clients. Author Scott West is Head of Consulting for Invesco Van Kampen Consulting. I could not find much information about him on the internet. Mitch Anthony is a financial services advisor, author, spe...

介绍 《人类的进击》是一本历史书。作者想要探讨“激情”的进化历程,清楚“激情”的来龙去脉。我想看看作者笔下的进击是什么。 作者 我在网路上找不到关于作者唐文的介绍。 内容 《人类的进击》有一篇序言(人因真爱而有激情)、一章导读和二十八篇章节。章节被分为五个部分,分别是远古传说:从顺应可能到创造可能(四章)...

Introduction To Tell the Truth is about making the reader’s life better. The author isolates the issues, identifies the problems and their causes, and offers a simple, practical and effective solution. I was asked to review this book. Author of To Tell the Truth Fred L Fox is an American retired geologist, entrepreneur, photographer, writer, rally champion, and jazz accordionist. Contents To Tell the Truth contains a preface, an introductio...

介绍 《人类的明天》的原文是法文,译者是蒋枋栖。作者想以这本书给人启迪,改变人们对世界的理解。我是想看看书中所描绘的未来是乐观抑或是悲观的景象。 作者 席里尔·迪翁(Cyril Dion)是一名法国作家、导演和诗人。 内容 《人类的明天》有一篇引言、一章出发、六篇章节和一章结语。 章节依次为: 一)明天的食物 二)明天的能...

Introduction The Allocator’s Edge is about alternative investments. The author writes this book for financial advisors and investment professionals who want to do better than status quo. This book is recommended by a columnist on Forbes website. I would like to know what alternative investments are available and how they may fit into my investment portfolio. Author of The Allocator’s Edge Phil Huber is the chief investment office...

流浪地球 – 刘慈欣
文学 / 14th August 2019

介绍 这是一本短篇科幻小说。中国出了一部以这本小说改编而成的电影。我是在看到电影海报后才知晓这本书的存在。 作者 刘慈欣是中国科幻文学的领军人物。他获奖无数,甚至还在二零一五年以《三体》荣获雨果奖,成为第一位获得此殊荣的亚洲人。他的代表作有《超新星纪元》、《球状闪电》、《三体》、《三体II:黑暗森林...

从前我死去的家 – 东野圭吾
文学 / 10th August 2019

介绍 《从前我死去的家》的日文版出版于1994年。我所阅读的中文版由李盈春翻译,出版日期是2018年8月1日。我在亚马逊中国Kindle网站的推荐清单上看到的。我已经有段时间没看小说了,所以就决定选择这本书来读读。 作者 东野圭吾是知名日本推理小说作家。他自1983年起开始创作,在1986年成为专业作家。他著有90多篇作品,并屡获...

The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy – Mariana Mazzucato
Non-fiction / 5th August 2019

Introduction The Value of Everything is an economic book. It aims to stir a debate about “value” in current turbulent economic times. This book is chosen as one of the best business books 2018 in the economics category by strategy+business magazine. Author Mariana Mazzucato is an economist and Professor in Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London. She is also the founder of Institute for Innovati...

如何打造你的独特观点 – 斋藤孝
非文学 / 1st August 2019

介绍 《如何打造你的独特观点》的原文是日文,中文由巩露霞翻译。这本书的主旨是培养独立思考的能力,以五天集中授课的形式来阐述五个步骤,好让读者能够成为拥有自己的想法的人。 作者 斋藤孝是日本明治大学文学部的教授。他在硕士和博士课程期间从事教育学研究。他有诸多著作,大多都与商务及教育学领域有关。 内容 ...

成为“最后一人” – 川村隆
非文学 / 1st August 2019

介绍 《成为“最后一人”》是一本由朱悦玮翻译的日文书。这本书在日本一年内重印了七次,细述了让日立制作所(Hitachi)起死回生的作者的经营理念。 作者 川村隆的整个职业生涯可说都是在日立度过。他从基层开始做起,也有从总公司被下调到子公司的经验,最后在日立最紧急的时刻被委以重任,就任董事长兼社长帮助日立起...

Lee Kuan Yew: The Man and His Ideas – Han Fook Kwang, Warren Fernandez and Sumiko Tan
Non-fiction / 1st August 2019

Introduction Lee Kuan Yew, a name that is widely recognized in the ASEAN region, is the former leader of Singapore. This is a book about his political life with the aim to describe and not to critique. Authors Han Fook Kwang is an Editor-At-Large of The Straits Times, a newspaper in Singapore. He was a former civil servant of the Singapore government. His area of expertise is the political segment. Warren Fernandez is the Editor-In-Chie...

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup – John Carreyrou
Non-fiction / 1st August 2019

Introduction Bad blood is a book about the rise and fall of Theranos and its founder, Elizabeth Holmes. Theranos was an infamous blood-testing company. At one time, it was valued as a unicorn. However, it was exposed to be faking its claim of devising blood tests that needed very small amounts of blood, jeopardising the lives of patients in the process. Author John Carreyrou is an investigative reporter at the Wall Street Journal. He ha...

Hello world!
General / 1st August 2019

Welcome to 2bookspermonth.com! Today marks the beginning of this blog and I will post my book reviews at least twice per month. I hope that you will enjoy my reviews. For starters, I am posting 2 English book reviews and 2 Chinese book reviews on the first day of this blog. Feel free to read and comment. 欢迎来到月读二书书评网! 今天是本站开张的大日子,在往后的日子后我会尽量在每个月上传两篇书...