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Interested in receiving books on loan? I have a fairly large library in Illinois and in California, books just collecting dust. I can loan them out to those who are interested. Not sure how it would work with the shipping and packing to consider but may connect with a network of travelers to shuttle books around the planet. Let me know your ideas and what you think.
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See my list at the end of this page. I'll be adding the books I've read so you can see what I think of them and then, if you like, you can order them or ask me for a loan of them.
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Religion & Spirituality :
The Analects of Confucius
by Simon Leys (Translator)

Paperback, 256 pages
Publication date: October 1997
ISBN: 0393316998

Business & Investing :
Firing on All Cylinders : The Service/Quality System for High-Powered Corporate Performance
by Jim Clemmer, Barry Sheehy

Reprint Edition
Paperback, 392 pages
Publication date: November 1994
ISBN: 0786303565

In my personal view, the man had entirely too much time on his hands. The translator also had too much time on his hands. Looks very impressive on your desk or in your bookcase. There are a few good gems in the book which I have quoted.

What can I say, I like it. It's an easy read and chocked full of sound ideas. A basic "listen to what your customers are really saying" book.

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Order other books I've read...

The Rape of Nanking : The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II
A book that recounts the horrible events in that eastern Chinese city under Japanese occupation.
Compositional Translation
Machine Translation research project (Rosetta project - 1985 - 1992)
The Asian Mind Game
Unlocking the Hidden Agenda of the Asian Business Culture : A Westerner's Survival Manual
Sam Walton : Made in America : My Story
An autobiographical account of his rise to the pinnacle of the American retail business. Easy and enjoyable read, I thought.
Art of War by Tzu Sun
One of the greatest Chinese classical texts (translated) is very thought provoking. I refer to it as a good business strategy book in todays business world.
In the Arena; A Memoir of Victory, Defeat and Renewal
Former U.S. President Richard Nixon candidly reflects on his career and discusses such topics as the U.S.S.R., Gorbachev, secrecy, Watergate, and more. 2 cassettes.
Well Made in America : Lessons from Harley-Davidson on Being the Best
Owner-managers triumphed, resurrecting a failing company once facing bankruptcy and an 83 million dollar debt.
Bien Hecho En America : Lecciones De Harley-Davidson...
Los Propietario-encargados triunfaron, resucitando a una compañía que fallaba que hacía frente una vez a bancarrota y a 83 millones de deudas del dólar.
Value Migration : How to Think Several Moves Ahead of the Competition
Superior business designs of Microsoft, Starbucks, and others are contrasted to inovative technology companies and the way value migrates during the market/product evolution.
Total Global Strategy : Managing for Worldwide Competitive Advantage/Business School Edition
A practical guide on how to implement a globalization strategy in order to achieve a successful, total global strategy. My personal opinion, it is a introduction to the issues. Gives a starting point.
Practical SGML by Eric Van Herwijnen
This second, updated edition is geared toward novices, and provides information on tools currently on the market for the creation of SGML data, SGML constructs, ISO 8879, plus other SGML publications.
Wake-Up Calls : You Don't Have to Sleepwalk Through Your Life, Love, or Career!
This inspirational book helps turn life's teachable moments into positive learnings. "A celebration of our own potential for limitless growth."--Dr. Wayne Dyer. I'd say interesting & insightful.

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