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April 27, 2007

News & Opinion: My Review of Portfolio's Book Reviews

By: 800-CEO-READ @ 3:42 PM – Filed under: Publishing Industry

I think AdAge jumped the gun a bit in their accusation that Conde Nast's new business magazine, Portfolio, was going light on their book reviews.

I think their coverage is through, critical, and refreshing.

Roger Lowenstein (When Genius Failed) wrote an extensive review of Taleb's The Black Swan.

There was a shorter review of Richistan, which reviewer Andy Young ends by saying:

But this isn’t a book of profound insight. Frank hops from one person complaining about the “house manager,