Probably not, just because there are so many other good books to get to, but it was a lot of information I did not know about the history of Africa and British Colonialism. Was hard to turn off because it was so fascinating.
All of it was pretty new information to me. I cannot recall through out all of high school and college learning about British Colonialism and it's impact much beyond reading Heart of Darkness. So, in addition to D'Souza's perspective on how it has influenced Obama (based on Obama's biography), it was like one giant history lesson on how the rest of the world views Western Civilization and why. It was intriguing to say the least.
It took me a little while to get used to his style of speaking, but I enjoyed it once I did. I would listen to more book narrated by this reader. He really handled some difficult African names very well.
If I could have, yes.
I think if you are interested in Steve Jobs enough to have read his biography by Walter Isaacson, I would not recommend this. None of the stories were new or insightful. The author does have some excellent Youtube videos on the presentation skills you can learn from Steve Jobs, but this book did not contain any information nearly as useful. You can sum up the message of the book as "Think Like Steve Jobs" (as if you can innovate like Jobs merely by getting in the proper mindset).
I would be willing to try something more along his excellent observations on the presentation skills of Steve Jobs. But this did kind of make me distrustful. I am surprised he would publish this the way it was written.
Not really. It's very rah-rah. Low on substance. Truthfully it felt like he pumped this out on a blog and published it because by having Steve Jobs in the title, it was a guaranteed seller.
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