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Looking for book recommendations; any favorites? Interested in both fiction and educational/self-improvement (for example, investment / finance books, time management, etc). I feel my vocab is...

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I like Vonnegut. Been reading one a trip

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Just finished The Goldfinch, after seeing it suggested here on FB a while back. It's a beautiful but relatively slow book. I'm not a huge reader but definitely enjoyed it. There's always those high school books you could fall back to- I'm about to start East of Eden since I enjoyed it so much when I first read it years ago

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Three books I cannot recommend highly enough: Enlightenment Now: Pinker 12 Rules for Life: Peterson Thinking Fast and Slow: Khaneman (RIP Tversky) Three of the most influential, clear-thinking, and profoundly insightful psychologists alive. They teach us how to think, reason and understand ourselves each other and the world (way) better.

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I was also gonna suggest Thinking Fast and Slow. Definitely one of my fave as well. Khaneman does a great job of dumbing those concepts down. Mck1 if you have any similar books to it, I'd happily take recs

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For fiction I highly recommend Dune by Frank Herbert. It’s long but excellent

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David Foster Wallace had an over the top vocabulary and was not afraid to use it. (He was on the usage panel for the American Heritage Dictionary.) If you're specifically interested in doing your vocab, you could do a lot worse than his fiction or nonfiction fiction. I'd recommend starting with the non fiction though. It's much more approachable. There's also a list floating around online of the vocab flash cards he made that were in his office when he died; lots of interesting words in there.

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...declining so hoping that reading will help!

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (Harari) Off the Clock (Vanderkam) Dream Teams (Snow) Principles (Dalio) Start with Why (Sinek) Older but still good: The Five Dysfunctions of a Team or any of Patrick Lencioni’s business fables. Easy reads, applicable learnings.

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