Books reviews

I really enjoy reading. I read (almost) all the time: news, my Twitter timeline, blog posts, articles, books, random Wikipedia pages, anything about São Paulo FC, and the list goes on.

In this section, I will post the reviews of books, articles and papers I read (post March 2017). The reviews are written in the same language of the book.

  • Domain-Driven Design Distilled

    Domain-Driven Design Distilled is a quick-paced introduction to the subject, a book that can be read in a single afternoon. For whom read Implementing Domain-Driven Design from the same author, it can feel at first a guide for that book, which is misleading. This new book offers a concise and...

  • A Little History of Philosophy

    I stumbled this book by accident. I never attended Philosophy classes neither read any related material before. But I always had those lost in thoughts moments when reading quotes by the likes of Voltaire, Mill, Rousseau, Marx, Russel, Sartre and Arendt. They seemed to defy common sense and pushed me...

  • Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

    Drive’s premise is that we’re running our society, business and lives disregarding what science knows about motivation. This book is a must read for business leaders and managers. It is time to loose away from the old habits and understand the complex puzzle of motivation. Why are we still running...

  • Número Zero

    Número Zero mostra o que deve ser o verdadeiro manual de redação da grande imprensa brasileira. Denegrir e desinformar é a norma. O capítulo V começa com uma verdadeira aula de como misturar opiniões com fatos, com o objetivo de transmitir a opinião do jornalista: “A esperteza está em pôr...

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