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From Michael Lewis to Montaigne, the best writers first live an interesting life – NewStatesman

That is one of the brilliant arguments in Antifragile, Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s new book. Taleb himself started writing when he was still a trader. His day job bought him freedom, time and autonomy to follow his intellectual passions. He wrote as he chose. Taleb is not alone. Stendhal was a diplomat, Trollope worked as a […]

Nassim Taleb & Ed Smith – In Conversation Nov. 26, 2012

Penguin and 5 x 15 present Nassim Nicholas Taleb in conversation with Ed Smith. Union Chapel, Islington November 26, 2012

The FIRST book Review. The guy got it.

The FIRST book Review. The guy got it. http://www.fooledbyrandomness.com/EdSmith.pdf If you’re a The Times subscriber, you can read the review here.via The FIRST book… | Facebook.