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Does writing a book about the afterlife make Mary a ghost writer?

Advantages: Lots of fun, easily understandable and readable
Disadvantages: Not as captivating as some of her other titles

****The name of this book is 'Six Feet Over-Adventures in the Afterlife' . Ciao botched the suggestion! Having recently read and thoroughly enjoyed two of Mary Roach's books (Bonk and Stiff) I made a point of getting hold of copies of her other books, ( ...

Nymphypig 26.01.2016 · Read full review
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A millenia old book still influential today - a mark of greatness

Advantages: Thought-provoking, insightful, easy to apply to daily life, widely quoted
Disadvantages: sometimes hard to understand

Introduction The Author Sun Tzu, the legendary Chinese military general and strategist, also known by his birthname Sun Wu, is the author of the most influential work in the history of modern warfare - The Art of War. There are few who hav ...

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The influence of The Art of War

Advantages: Lessons for life, growing your character
Disadvantages: not for everyone

The Art of War is one of the most influential pieces of literature in history. It dates back to 5th century, BC. It was written by a chinese general Sun Tzu or »Master Sun«. It hasn't been translated into another language until 1772, when France wanted t ...

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Philosophy, strategy and art all combined in The Art of War

Advantages: This book tells you how to think if you want to be victorious in any part of life.
Disadvantages: None.

...Sun Tzu was military general from China. He lived in 6th century BC, when Chinese culture was still developing. This book, although it's 25 centuries old, is still applied today at military schools all over the world. What makes this book unique is the ...

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A Feisty Little Number

Advantages: Crammed With Knowledge
Disadvantages: Aimed at improving strategy plans and decreasing war attacks-may be off putting for some

Understanding Sun Tzu on the Art of War explores the meaning of Sun Tzu's philosophies through the use of high impact case examples, in strategic cases through psychological experimentations, and the world at large through politics and conflict bouncing o ...

Truelyana 26.03.2008 · Read full review
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