Non-Fiction

Reviews of books in this genre:

Never Split the Difference by ,

This book sells itself as all about negotiation, and I think most people would see that as aimed at salesmen or corporate bigwigs working on multi-million dollar deals. It’s not though. We negotiate pretty much every day in some capacity — whether it be with a spouse, your children, or your boss. I always assumed – Read the rest of this review

To Pixar and Beyond by

In 1994, Pixar was owned by Steve Jobs, who had been ejected from his first stint at Apple and hadn’t yet made his return. He had bought it from George Lucas when it was spun out of Lucasfilm. At the time Levy joined, Jobs had already pumped $50 million into the business to keep it – Read the rest of this review

A Man & His Watch by

So, I’ve developed a bit of a watch habit over the last year. I’ve always liked watches but never been that worried about the details. I stuck this on my Christmas list as it sounded interesting — a collection of photographs and stories about watches and their owners. It’s more of a coffee-table book if – Read the rest of this review

Adolf Hitler: My Part in his Downfall by

When I tell you that Milligan, legendarily, had the words “I told you I was ill” inscribed on his tombstone, you understand the sort of person you’re dealing with. Most war movies, histories and biographies deal with the act of fighting, either to indicate how events unfolded or show acts of bravery. Less well covered – Read the rest of this review