This site mainly focuses on non-fiction book summaries. I also occasionally post other things such as podcast summaries or course summaries.
My latest book summaries are shown below. You can find all my summaries (book and non-book) by going to All Summaries.
Sometimes I’ll post thoughts about the ideas raised in books or podcasts in my Blog.
Latest Book Summaries
- Book Summary: So Good They Can’t Ignore You by Cal Newport
- Book Summary: The Most Human Human by Brian Christian
- Book Summary: The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli
Latest Blog Posts and Other (Non-Book) Summaries
- Criticisms of So Good They Can’t Ignore You by Cal NewportThis post sets out five major criticisms I have for Cal Newport’s book, So Good They Can’t Ignore You (click to read […]
- Is using ChatGPT cheating? How ChatGPT helped me write a blog postIn this post, I explain how I used ChatGPT to help me write another post about ChatGPT (Could ChatGPT end up raising […]
- Range at an individual level vs a societal levelIn Range, David Epstein set out a compelling case for favouring breadth over depth in our careers. He points out that when […]
- Anecdotes are not EvidenceNon-fiction books are notorious for relying on anecdotes instead of actual evidence to prove their points. Discerning readers must approach anecdotes with […]
- Could ChatGPT End Up *Raising* the Quality of Writing and Public Discourse?Since the launch of ChatGPT, there’s been a lot of speculation on impact that it will have on writing. Many have expressed […]