Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Ice Age

Charlie Munger called Ice Age "the best work of science exposition and history that I've read in many years!”, so I had to give it a shot. The authors don't waste any words, as the book clocks in at just 100 pages, but not for lack of content.

Friday, June 23, 2017


Shantaram is a terrific novel based on the author's true story as an Australian prison escapee who works his way through the slums and criminal underworld of India.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Hillbilly Elegy

Yale Law graduate JD Vance grew up poor, in a neighbourhood full of abuse and irresponsibility. In Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, he tells the reader what it was like to grow up in Middle America.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Preferred Shares of Dundee

Dundee is a holding company involved in a lot of businesses in Canada: real-estate, energy, wealth management and other investments. The market cap of the company is currently $160 million with a tangible book value of about 800 million.