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Saturday, June 28, 2008

Book Review: Johnny Bunko



I just finished reading Johnny Bunko by Dan Pink. This book is aimed at being a career guide to students fresh out of school and college or for those new to the workplace. The first thing that you'll notice is that the whole book is in manga format which I really enjoyed. It was pretty innovative to try something different to reach the audience. Although the book is subtitled a career guide, it isn't one at all, more like a general life guide. The whole book is pretty short — it only took me about half an hour to read. Thats both an advantage and a disadvantage. On the one hand, it is a bit light on content, making only six points. On the other hand, it makes it easy to read and finish, unlike other books which go on for far too long. Overall, I think it works.

2 comments:

Daniel Pink said...

Thanks for the nice words -- and all the way from Chennai (a place where I spent several months a couple of decades ago, back when it was called Madras.) Glad you enjoyed this career, er, life guide!
Cheers,
Dan Pink

Siddhi said...

Hi Dan, thanks for dropping in. Come down to Chennai again :)