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To Bin!

Advantages: Low on sales, thankfully!
Disadvantages: Dire content and ausperity isn't a real word!

Author: Lucy Tobin Duration: 295 pages Publishing House: Heron Books "The UK economy has fallen out from the toilet and swirling around somewhere in the drains, maybe." A Tobin quote, which sums up her unsure prose on the subject of cash-strappe ...

1st2thebar 08.04.2013 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Ausperity: Live the Life You Want for Less - Lucy Tobin

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Recommended Reading for the Recession

Advantages: Some great tips; sensibly structured; friendly tone
Disadvantages: Seasoned scrimpers may find it covers known ground

...going out and having lovely things but donít have the money to afford for them? As a triple dip recession looks to be on the cards, more and more of us are looking for ways to save money and bag a bargain. Lucy Tobinís book Ausperity: Live the life y ...

fizzytom 06.03.2013 ∑ Read full review
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Some you win, some you lose

Advantages: Intresting, amusing look at the pros and cons of selling antiques
Disadvantages: Of limited practical value; more for the US than UK reader

The book For some time the bookshelves in the high street have been awash with volumes on identifying, valuing, searching out and trading in antiques. This title is nothing like that. It is basically an account in which the author, a university l ...

JOHNV 25.08.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Killer Stuff and Tons of Money - Maureen Stanton

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I Still Like the Superglue Idea

Advantages: Change Management Made Fun
Disadvantages: What, with Penguins involved?! None at all

HOW I CAME TO BE READING IT If you work in any kind of management capacity these days, you will (by definition) spend most of your time dealing with "change management". "The only constant is change" will be a phrase yo ...

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Review of Our Iceberg Is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions - John Kotter

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Swim with the sharks

Advantages: Reads at a great pace
Disadvantages: A little too much technical detail

Michael Lewis, the author, was once a trader in the 1980s and made a fortune out of the investment banking arena. This story is his real life account of what it was to be a trader in London and New York and become one with the shark, in the deep murky wa ...

aitchison21 09.02.2001 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Liar's Poker - Michael Lewis

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