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Great extension of Fooled By Randomness

User Review  - Banker Bob - Borders

I read Fooled by Randomness first then I read this one. You don't, however, need to read Fooled by Randomness to enjoy The Black Swan. Not only is Taleb a great writer, he is a better "explainer ... Read full review

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User Review  - fxm65 - LibraryThing

This book had great insights on how things happen randomly and we really don't know the future or how to predict things. Yes, he also talks about empty suites who talk, but have no substance.. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - cmeatto - LibraryThing

The most influential book of the past 5 years in my life, the meaning and message of randomness. Especially compelling after the global economic crisis and collapse of hedge funds. If you doo not ... Read full review

Deep thoughts and a great read

User Review  - tektonikshift - Borders

I thoroughly enjoyed 'The Black Swan', I read the book and listened to the audio version. I also heard hear several interviews with NNT since publishing TBS. Lots of deep thoughts about how ... Read full review

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User Review  - stevetempo - LibraryThing

An incredibly provocative book! I walked away questioning much and not quite seeing the world the same way. What more can one expect from a book. Just a delight to read or listen to. Read full review

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User Review  - EzekielLamb - LibraryThing

This is my favorite nonfiction book. Taleb is witty & insightful. Please beware of some of the negative reviews. Either they didn't read the whole book, or didn't understand parts of it. For instance ... Read full review

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User Review  - PointedPundit - LibraryThing

As much as I enjoyed this book, I could have stopped after digesting the summary contained on the inside leaf of its jacket. Don’t take my lead the wrong way. I ordered The Black Swan the evening I ... Read full review

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User Review  - cmdpilot - LibraryThing

Excellent reading for anyone who thinks they know it all. Read full review

Black Swan with Service

User Review  - sybilicious - Overstock.com

The book came within days of the purchase online. The book was in brand new excellent condition and the service was awesome. Read full review

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User Review  - waldhaus1 - LibraryThing

very thought provoking Read full review


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