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Cityboy crudely exposes the tricks of the trade - and traders

Advantages: Insider information, fast-paced and entertaining
Disadvantages: Lax writing style, crude humour, partly fictionalised

Like many other Londoners, I snap up a copy of the "Londonpaper" almost every day (or end up having one pressed into my torso during rush hour) and it certainly makes a good quick read if you're stuck on public transport or grabbing a lonely evening coffe ...

amsterdamage 09.08.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Cityboy: Beer and Loathing in the Square Mile - Geraint Anderson

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Cityboy: Beer and Loathing in the Square Mile - Top Notch

Advantages: Great entertainment. Good value. Good insight into a much published industry.
Disadvantages: The stories of excess may turn an anti-capitalist's stomach.

A fantastic book in every way for both people who work / have worked in the city or for people on the outside who see the life in the city as one big pit of money and debauchery, in this regard the book far from discredits their view. Being a city worker ...

smcallow 18.08.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Cityboy: Beer and Loathing in the Square Mile - Geraint Anderson

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Inspire me please

Advantages: easy to read with images that illustrate the point the author is making in an interesting fun way
Disadvantages: Abit pricy to buy from some book shops.

This small white professional looking book should become your new best friend especially if you work or intend to work in any creative or media industry. You can recognise this understated book by its plain white cover with black, grey and silver black ...

miss_sherlock 03.04.2009 · Read full review
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Review of It's Not How Good You Are It's How Good You Want To Be - Paul Arden

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This book is about you...

Advantages: Enthralling, intelligent analysis of the internet consumer revolution
Disadvantages: Relentless Californian optimism

...is about you. After all, Ciao is part of the Long Tail and you're part of it. "The Long Tail" was a smash hit and it is easy to see why. This book is an energetic, savvy and perceptive look at the cultural impact of the internet revolution. S ...

Westocean 17.01.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Long Tail - Chris Anderson

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Messing up my scheme of work

Advantages: Informative and thought provoking
Disadvantages: Some limited jargon and theory so not suitable for everyone

When Chris Anderson first published The Long Tail it was seen as a ground breaking piece of writing that in a way challenged conventional economic and business thinking. Reading through the book I wondered if I would come across a mention for Dooyoo or ma ...

atticusuk 20.01.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Long Tail - Chris Anderson

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