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Old Oct 16th 2014, 08:28 PM
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No, haven't read much heavy stuff recently. The Wealth of Nations has been at my bedside for over a year. I'm about halfway the introduction
Ah yes, the brilliant story of a pin factory and the evils of mercantilism!
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No, the 25 page introduction by an Alan Krüger of Princeton University.
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No, the 25 page introduction by an Alan Krüger of Princeton University.
Yes, that bad.
My favorite prof at university told me to always skip the introduction or preface to any work I'm going to read. Read them last if at all.

And the best way to judge a book is to read the table of contents!
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