Born To Run by Christopher McDougall

Overview This is a book about both a passion for running and an obsession to understand why and how humans are built to run long distances. Christopher McDougall started like most runners start: he wanted to run far and fast but was soon faced with injuries and fruitless visits to doctors who recommended him to stop running or go under surgery. Instead of following their advice, he decided to research and uncover the science and hidden tricks of running....

A Guide to the Good Life By William B. Irvine

Overview Other than Marcus Aurelius' “Meditations” and Seneca’s “Letters From a Stoic”, this is the first book that I read on Stoic living and I enjoyed it from start to finish. It is short and has a lot of good tips to incorporate Stoic living and thinking into your daily life. Notes and Highlights If you lack a grand goal in living; you lack a coherent philosophy of life. If you lack an effective strategy for attaining your goal, it is unlikely that you will attain it....

No Hay Causa Perdida

Overview No Hay Causa Perdida, por Álvaro Uribe Vélez. Este libro trata de la vida dentro y fuera de la política de Álvaro Uribe, un personaje que ha estado siempre rodeado de críticas y polémicas. Para muchos él cambió a Colombia para siempre, para otros él fue simplemente un autócrata más en Latino América, un caudillo que no pudo perpetuarse en el poder. Dejando estás polémicas atrás, el libro es muy bueno....

Antifragile by Nassim Taleb

Overview This book is amazing. I have not finished it but it is so nice and opened my eyes to so many different aspects of life that I want to really understand it! Antifragile by definition is the property of things that gain from disorder, it is the opposite of fragile. Once we know what this concept means we start seeing the world from a different perspective. We understand why some things break and others don’t....