Bookshelf For February

I picked up a couple of books at Borders over the weekend:

  • Quirkology by Richard Wiseman – been wanting to pick this up for a long time. Wiseman explores some interesting behaviors like why we wouldn’t think much of a $15 discount on a $20 item, but might do so for a $15 discount for a $90 item, even though the absolute value is identical
  • Starbucked by Taylor Clark – supposed to be a good read.
  • Wicked by Gregory Maguire – didn’t get to watch the Broadway show in New York, so I’ll make do with the next best thing
  • Purple Cow by Seth Godin – I’ve read numerous things by Seth, Meatball Sundae, Small Is The New Big, All Marketers Are Liars, but it’s time for the book that started it all, centered around a simple premise: Be Remarkable.

I’ve also started on The Long Tail by Chris Anderson. This has been on my shelf for a long time, about time I got started on it.

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5 Responses to “Bookshelf For February”

  1. the fiancee Says:

    you know what is coming.

    you can lend me quirkology too. 🙂

    i lubchoo.

  2. Michael Netzley Says:

    Read Chris Andersen first….we have a good reason. I have not read Purple Cow.

  3. Daryl Tay Says:

    @Michael: indeed! that’s why I decided now is a good time to get it off the shelf!

  4. amsiewong Says:

    Oh D, lend me all, except Wicked. I WILL return to Broadway to catch it, *sulk.

  5. anonymous Says:

    great booklist(: i’m leeching on it! hees.

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