Author Topic: The Undoing Project - Michael Lewis  (Read 5129 times)

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Re: The Undoing Project - Michael Lewis
« Reply #10 on: September 11, 2017, 06:48:52 AM »
I liked it, very much.  Obviously most of us have been previously exposed to their work but the story of the two and their personal background was 100% worth the read.


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Re: The Undoing Project - Michael Lewis
« Reply #11 on: September 30, 2018, 04:58:07 AM »
Finally got around to reading it this week. Excellent book about fascinating people and important ideas. I find it always worth it to refresh my memory about these biases and heuristics, and I learned new things about T and K's lives.

It's still worth reading the primary sources, though, but it's a nice addition.
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Re: The Undoing Project - Michael Lewis
« Reply #12 on: October 11, 2018, 07:51:03 AM »
This was a decent book but not what I've come to expect from Michael Lewis.  I found I had to force myself to pick it up and keep plugging through and normally with a Michael Lewis book I have to force myself to put it down.

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Re: The Undoing Project - Michael Lewis
« Reply #13 on: October 11, 2018, 09:06:46 AM »
This was a decent book but not what I've come to expect from Michael Lewis.  I found I had to force myself to pick it up and keep plugging through and normally with a Michael Lewis book I have to force myself to put it down.

If I had to guess, I'd say it's because he's writing about mostly events that took place a long time ago, and about two people, one of which is dead. He's usually writing about more current things that he can follow in real time and with people he can talk to (mostly).
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