Andrew Sinclair


Bait and Switch

+ (February 13, 2006)

I'm a bad student - way behind on my self imposed assignment of writing a little book report whenever I finish a book. The last book I read was Bait and Switch from Barbara Ehrenreich. I had read the related... more

Book Report: Blink

+ (March 12, 2005)

I just finished reading Malcom Gladwell's Blink, currently number one on the New York Times bestsellers nonfiction list. Gladwell's previous book, The Tipping Point, was a good read and Blink was almost as interesting. Blink looks at the human subconscious... more

The Power of Many

+ (February 17, 2005)

I just finished reading The Power of Many: How the Living Web is Transforming Politics, Business, and Everyday Life by Christian Crumlish. The basic idea is that the web has enabled social groups to form and exchange knowledge, meet, form... more

The Tipping Point

+ (July 29, 2002)

The Tipping Point was an interesting read, but I do think Malcom Gladwell made pretty extreme generalizations. I had learned a lot of the background theory in my communication classes at UCSB (whoa - I actually learned something in my... more


+ (July 14, 2002)

I finished reading Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic today. Note the irony of the amazon link, page title = " buying info: Affluenza...". My version also says, "Andrew, Did you know that sells over 150 brands in our Kitchen &... more