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Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

Skimmed the final 200 pages and gave up. The structure of an interesting book about the history of risk measurement is here, but the author isn't up to the task. His treatment of technical ... Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Ben Wong - Goodreads

Great cure for insomnia. Didnt make it past the first 20 pages. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

I only got about 50 pages in. The author makes broad general assumptions, never backs them up, and treats them like facts. His description of statistics is hard to follow. In one case I KNOW he did his math incorrectly. All this lead me to abandoning the book. Read full review

Review: Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

User Review  - Jonathan - Goodreads

Though it touches on many significant points, it touches too lightly to be anything but superficial. At times, examples are poorly or even badly chosen. The history is often poor and riddled with questionable off-the-cuff conclusions. Terribly ambitious and only slightly enlightening. Read full review


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