The Busy Reader

 

Pages in Motion. Passion for Stories.

January 2, 2020

Video Length 2:20

Who Should Read It

Anyone with an interest in the 1000+ islands that lie in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.

Why Should We Read It

The Polynesian Triangle is overlooked in most history books, and yet is the location of humanity’s most spectacular global migration event.

What Will We Learn

We will learn not only how the Polynesians disco...

August 1, 2019

Video Length 2:57

Who Should Read It

All individuals in leadership positions of any kind.

Why Should We Read It

We all want something- what do we do if we don't have unlimited capacity to get everything we want?

What Will We Learn

In strategy, it doesn't matter how we reach our goals, as long as we reach them.

Book Reflections

"Now here was a book that wou...

June 1, 2019

Video Length 1:57

Who Should Read It

Every American citizen, and anyone with a passing or vested interest in American foreign policy.

Why Should We Read It

The United States increasingly relies on its military to conduct its foreign affairs. We should all understand what the long-term implications of this strategy might be. 

What Will We Learn

We will be...

February 1, 2019

Video Length 2:19

Who Should Read It

Anyone interested in an engaging discussion about Homo sapiens and how this species came to dominate and reshape this planet in its image.

Why Should We Read It

More than any other book, we will come to understand why our species evolved the way it did, and how it singularly changed the ecological history of our pla...

December 1, 2018

Video Length 1:26

Who Should Read It

Aficionados of books, history, and/or reading!

Why Should We Read It

This memoir quite joyfully captures the innate pleasure of receiving, giving, and finishing a book of any kind.

What Will We Learn

Interspersed between the celebration of books is a fascinating overview of the economics of book selling through the ag...

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Photo Credit to Michelle Bai

Helen Chou is a product manager and passionate business observer in the technology industry.

She loves reading about technology and business, and she enjoys sharing the ideas found in these books.

Photo Credit to Jessica Nguyen

Tan Nguyen is a practicing physician who still enjoys reading “real” books in between medical journals.

 

He has a soft spot for science and science fiction, and he totally predicted Ron and Hermione would get together.

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