So many books, so little time... THE one book to read on any given topic
Tuesday, June 9, 2009
The book "The Venturesome Economy" by Amar Bhide is a fantastic read about what it takes to create and improve prosperity in the world today. It is all about innovation and making new innovations accessible to the masses. The US is most prosperous because we are most capable of implementing innovation.
"I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent and of human knowledge that has ever been gathered together at the White House – with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone." President John F. Kennedy welcoming forty-nine Nobel Prize winners to the White House in 1962
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Outside a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside a dog it's too dark to read. Groucho Marx
Best Seller Working Titles
I murdered a feathered creature that was taunting me = "To Kill a Mockingbird"
Shut up, you stupid little sheep! = "Silence of the Lambs"