THE TOP TEN BESTSELLER From the bestselling author of The Black Swan, a bold book that challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk and reward, politics and religion, finance and personal responsibilityWhy should we never listen to people who explain rather than do? Why do companies go bust? How is it that we have more slaves today than in Roman times? Why does imposing democracy on other c..
The hottest thinker in the world'. (Bryan Appleyard, Sunday Times). In The Black Swan, Taleb showed us that highly improbable and unpredictable events underlie almost everything about our world.
Here Taleb stands uncertainty on its head, making it desirable, even necessary. The antifragile is beyond the resilient or robust. The resilient resists shocks and stays the same; the antifragile gets..
A condensed guide to life from the bestselling author of The Black Swan, Nassim Nicholas Taleb's The Bed of Procrustes is an invaluable collection of aphorisms navigate the modern world. Why are we so often unwilling to accept that life is unpredictable? In this brilliant book Nassim Nicholas Taleb distils his idiosyncratic wisdom to demolish our illusions, contrasting the classical values of co..
Everyone wants to succeed in life. But what causes some of us to be more successful than others? Is it really down to skill and strategy - or something altogether more unpredictable? This book is the bestselling sensation that will change the way you think about business and the world. It is all about luck: more precisely, how we perceive luck in our personal and professional experiences. Nowher..
A bold new work that challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk, reward, politics, religion, and finance from the New York Times bestselling author of The Black Swan and one of the foremost thinkers of our time, Nassim Nicholas Taleb.
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• A bold new work from the author of The Black Swan that challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk and rewar..