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CollectionsWishlist (658), Your library (1,261), Reviews (355), Work (68), Currently reading (26), Recovered books (10), All collections (2,260)

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About meAn academic in software engineering

About my librarystrictly non-fiction, especially physics, philosophy, politics, economics, high finance, mind, evolutionary psychology/society, management science, and cooking. For books in Chinese, visit

GroupsNon-Fiction Readers, Philosophy and Theory, Progressive & Liberal!, Science!

Favorite authorsJacques Barzun, Alain de Botton, Pascal Boyer, Jared Diamond, Niall Ferguson, Douglas R. Hofstadter, Jonah Lehrer, Steven Pinker, Karl Popper, Herbert A. Simon, Thomas Sowell (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresAngus & Robertson - Chatswood, Books Kinokuniya - Sydney, Borders - Chatswood, Borders - Sydney - Skygarden, Dymocks - George St

Favorite librariesBowen Library - Maroubra (Randwick City Library Service), Customs House Library (City of Sydney Library), Lane Cove Library, Stanton Library (North Sydney Council Library), State Library of New South Wales, University of New South Wales Library, West Chatswood Library (Willoughby City Library), Willoughby City Library (Chatswood Library)

LocationSydney, Australia

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Member sinceJan 3, 2006

Currently readingIntroduction to the Philosophy of Law: Readings and Cases by Jefferson White
The Problems of Jurisprudence by Richard A. Posner
Ender's Shadow (Ender, Book 5) by Orson Scott Card
The Myth of the Rational Market: A History of Risk, Reward, and Delusion on Wall Street by Justin Fox
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