The 4 minute ebooks Newsletter by Luke.

Small Giants by Bo Burlingham

1-Sentence-Summary: Small Giants is your guide to keeping your company little but mighty that will allow you to pass up deliberate growth for staying true to what’s really important, which is your ideals, time, passions, and doing what you do best so well that customers can’t help but flock to you.

Top 3 Lessons:

  1. It’s okay for your company to decide not to grow.
  2. Owners of little but mighty companies get to keep doing what they love by keeping things in their control.
  3. Small giants have a real soul because their employees are more passionate about their work.

If you want to keep earning good money without all the stress of a big company, this book is for you.

The Grand Design by Stephen Hakwing

1-Sentence-Summary:The Grand Design explains the history of mankind from a scientific perspective, including how we came into existence and started to use science to explain the world and ourselves with laws like Newton’s and Einstein’s and more recent theories like quantum physics.

Top 3 Lessons:

  1. Reality depends on where you are and how you see things.
  2. Our understanding of space and time is a lot deeper because of Einstein.
  3. We got fortunate to be where we are in this expanding universe.

If you want to understand the world from the perspective of science, this book is for you.

Say Nothing by Patrick Radden Keefe

1-Sentence-Summary:Say Nothing contains the awful story of murder amid the Northern Ireland Conflict and a reflection on what caused it, those who were primarily involved, some of the worst parts of what happened, and other details of this dark era in the history of Ireland.

Top 3 Lessons:

  1. Jean McConville was a 38-year-old mother to 14 children who suspiciously disappeared at the height of the Northern Ireland Conflict.
  2. Gerry Adams, Dolours Price, and Marian Price were central players in the Irish Republican Army.
  3. The IRA murdered Jean McConville and left her in an unmarked grave where her body remained for 31 years.

If you want to learn more about the history of Northern Ireland, this book is for you.