The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb


Not good – will I finish it? won’t I?

Guess I’ll have to if I want to assess it fairly, but it’ll be hard work. Arrogance seeps through every word repetitively hammering away at its single conceit that anyone with a degree of critical thinking will be aware of anyway.

I’m not going to bother finishing it. Can’t put myself through it, and I’d recommend that you don’t bother either.