Book review of Chaos Monkeys - Inside the Silicon Valley Money Machine. Antonio Garcia Martinez rains on the Silicon Valley cheerleading parade in his blistering memoir 'Chaos Monkeys'. The haloed money-making apparatus of the Valley, apparently, has an obverse side. A side only insiders are privy to. Outsiders only gawk at what gets published in newspapers or reported on TV
Book review of Ronnie Screwvala's 'Dream with your eyes open'. Ronnie's transparency and evenness win you over even as he discusses something so hackneyed as integrating innovation and disruption into an organization's DNA.
"It's not that I want to win; it's that I need to win." - Luis Suárez Let me admit that I am not a huge fan of autobiographies. I believe a good chunk of this literary genre brims with narrative fallacies. More often, it serves the sole purpose of heightening the author's sense of self-aggrandizement. … Continue reading Crossing the Line
I have not read many books on football, but after reading David Conn's 'Richer than God: Manchester City, Modern Football and Growing up', I feel that I may have read the best one already. The title of the book tersely encapsulates its wider contours: the ethereal, starry-eyed world of a young football fan, the moments … Continue reading Richer than God:Manchester City, Modern football & Growing up
Stories of successful entrepreneurs abound in the literary universe. Stroll down the aisles of your neighbourhood bookstore and you would find plenty of literature lavishing exorbitant praises on certain wealthy individuals. A general lack of skeptical view often blinds people to the sweat, perseverance and a constant threat of failure that beset the world of … Continue reading Every mistake in the book