Book Reviews & Notes


Hey, welcome to my page of growing book reviews and notes. I’m always reading and I figure I would share some of my recommendations and takeaways in one place.

I have collections of book notes stored away that I need to organize and get uploaded here. Also, I read a book every 1-2 weeks. I’m hoping to upload 1 set of notes every week or so.

Some of the individual posts are actual reviews, some are just notes and takeaways. Either way, I think they can be helpful for deciding what your read should be.

I love good recommendations myself, so please contact me with any good ones (see the bottom of the page).


Josh Waitzkin: The Art of Learning (10/10)

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Maybe the best book on learning I have picked up. Josh explains his deeply intentional learning process through his chess and martial arts career. This is a book you read multiple times, and take good notes on. I’ve listened to the audiobook and read through the book a few times. If you are at all interested in the learning process, or increasing your own ability to learn, read this book.

See my notes & takeaways or check it out on Amazon for reviews

Kurt Vonnegut: Player Piano (9/10)


This book asks the question, “what’s the cost of progress?” And, given the reality that Vonnegut describes, you’ll find the answer is a bit shaking. I love the time at which I picked up this book. Given the trajectory of society, automation and thoughts on manual, manufacturing style labor this book is incredibly important for people to read. I first picked it up as a recommendation from my girlfriend in 2017.

See my full review and notes orĀ check it out on Amazon for reviews

Who is Cory?

Cory believes he has an obligation to leave the world a better place than he found it. He runs an agency specializing in SEO, writes, and goes on road trips in his van with his girlfriend whenever he can.

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