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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics (Book)

I cried reading this wonderful story about crew teammates who make their dream of earning Gold in the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Being a University of Washington Husky, I can only imagine the pride and joy the eights crew felt after so many days out in Lake Washington in the Cut. Daniel James Brown researches each […]

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Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Daniel Kahneman is renowned for meshing economics, common sense and psychology into his theories. Working with a team of experts, he has set the standard for cognitive analysis. I haven’t found many books that don’t reference him or Csikszentmihalyi. The book solidly presents its case by introducing us to the mechanics of fast (System 1) […]