- Liar's Poker - 80's mortgage business boom & daily life on the trading floor
- The Big Short - Story of the '07-'08 crash, mortgage back securities, and credit default swaps (and how people got loaded off the crash)
- Boomerang - Author's travels through the "new third world" - Europe's financial crisis causes/effects
only genre I can really buy a book and be excited to sit down and read
For fantasy, Robin Hobb, and Lois McMaster Bujold are good. I thought the Sharing Knife series was very good by Bujold recently but almost all her books are good and relaxing. The Vorkosigan books, you should take her advice on where to start and finish. Robin Hobb, I didn't care for the Soldier's son series but the rest of her books are good. Generally, I enjoy reading Dickens. I also enjoy the English writer, A.S. Byatt. I have enjoyed Sherri Tepper's writing in Sci. Fi. You might not like her if you are conservative. But if you enjoy getting angry, no one can make conservatives more angry than Sherri Tepper. I have read almost all of Phillip Dick's books. I like some of Tim Power's potboilers. A.A. Attanasio has written some outstanding books which are always interesting to me anyway.
"Cómo te va", dijo el murguista a la muchacha. Que lo cortó con su mirada indiferente
Le dijo "Bien" y lo dejó como si nada
Nuevamente... La princesa... Se perdía entre la gente (Jaime Roos)
His "In the Garden of Beasts" is fascinating if you are a WWII buff.
I am a sucker for non-fiction history novels. All of Erik Larson's stuff that I've read is great. I'm reading Candice Millard's "Destiny of the Republic" right now. It's in a similar style to Larson's and I'm enjoying it.
The book I've most enjoyed lately though is "Brave Dragons" by Jim Yardley. It's a really interesting look at professional basketball in China.
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