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Book Review: Deep Work

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Three years ago I reviewed So Good They Can’t Ignore You by Cal Newport. It was one of my favorite books that year and I continue to recommend it to people. Newport has just released his next book, Deep Work: Rules For ...

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Review: Amazon Echo

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For Christmas, I received an Amazon Echo. It’s a little plastic cylinder made by Amazon, with a speaker and some microphones in it. At 9 inches tall and 3 inches wide, it’s unobtrusive. It’s meant to be placed somewhere central in your ...

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Book Review: Maritime Letters Of Indemnity

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In all honesty, Maritime Letters of Indemnity is not the title of a book I would normally consider reading. I am glad, however, that I was able to have the opportunity to read this book. I preface my review on the fact ...

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Book Review: Point Made 2nd Edition

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I’m always looking for ways to improve my own writing – legal or otherwise. I think my writing is pretty good (I was number one in legal writing in my class for what it’s worth), but I know I have ...

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Book Review: Keeping It Civil

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If you spend any time around lawyers, you’ll realize very quickly that they love to tell war stories. Every lawyer has them. It’s often a competition to see who can better the other. “I was in a depo and the ...

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Review: The Articulate Attorney

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  I also recently received a review copy of the second edition of Brian K Johnson & Marsha Hunter’s The Articulate Attorney: Public Speaking for Lawyers. Johnson & Hunter get right to the point of the matter with their very first sentence: People expect ...

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Review: The Illustrated Guide to Criminal Law

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  Over the holidays I received a review copy of Nathaniel Burney’s The Illustrated Guide to Criminal Law, an outgrowth from his popular LawComic.net. Having enjoyed seeing the progress of the comic over the past year online, I was eager to get ...

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Review: The Food Traveler’s Handbook

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  A review of a food book? On a blawg? Wait for the connection. The Food Traveler’s Handbook is a guide for people traveling to far-flung corners of the globe and understand that there are real people, living real lives in these ...

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Review: So Good They Can’t Ignore You

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First off: God I hope this book becomes popular. It’s not perfect, but an entire generation needs to hear its message. I recently received a review copy of Cal Newport’s “So Good They Can’t Ignore You.” Newport achieved a cult ...

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