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Review – The Checklist Manifesto, by Atul Gawande

The Checklist Manifesto, by Atul Gawande. Metropolitan, 2009. This book is an expansion of Gawande’s interesting New Yorker article. It’s an exploration of how the relatively simple idea of a checklist can be used to ensure that complicated things get … Continue reading

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Review – Collapse, by Jared Diamond

Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed, by Jared Diamond. Penguin, 2005.What makes a society fail? Diamond looks at a variety of societies, current and past, to explore this, with a framework of several factors, but especially focusing most … Continue reading

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Review – Maus: A Survivor’s Tale

   Maus: A Survivor’s Tale, by Art Spiegelman. Pantheon, 1987/1992. Maus I – My Father Bleeds History Maus II – And Here My Troubles Began This is a graphic novel – the first one I became aware of, though there were certainly … Continue reading

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Review – Transformation, by Robert A. Johnson

Transformation: Understanding the Three Levels of Masculine Consciousness,Robert A. Johnson, HarperOne, 1993. Johnson uses three myths to talk about masculinity: Don Quixote represents simple consciousness, living in the inner mythical world; Hamlet represents “modern existential life”; and Faust represents man … Continue reading

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Review – “He” and “We”, by Robert A. Johnson

Want a taste of Jungian psychology but don’t want to spend $100+ and wait 3 months for The Red Book? Robert A. Johnson gives a quick taste of a Jungian approach. He: Understanding Masculine Psychology, by Robert A. Johnson. Harper, … Continue reading

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