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The Washington Post: 10 Noteworthy Books for October

Many of October’s new books tell stories about women — sisters, mothers, daughters — displaying grace or grit while facing challenges. Science fiction and short stories will expand horizons, while nonfiction, including a memoir, will inspire. ‘Quit: The Power of Knowing When to Walk Away,’ by Annie Duke (Portfolio, Oct.

WSJ: Quitting Isn’t Failure. It’s Necessary for Success.

In fact, one of the biggest differences between most players and the world’s best players ishow often they quit. My favorite stat in Ms. Duke’s book is what happens in Texas Hold ’empoker after professionals and amateurs peek at the starting cards they’re dealt. The pros playfewer than 25% of

WSJ: ‘Quit’ Review: Know When to Fold ’Em

“If you read the business pages, it’s been almost impossible to ignore the many articles on the topic of “quiet quitting” in recent months. This buzzy term refers to employees—at least half the U.S. workforce, according to polling—resolving to meet only the bare minimum requirements of their job descriptions. When

BOOK REVIEW: Chicago Tribune

Authors not otherwise known as investment experts sometimes write books that can be very valuable to investors. One such is “Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts” by Annie Duke (Portfolio, 2018).  The author, an accomplished poker, argues that when making decisions, you should