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At the beginning of December, we launched a podcast at The CEO Library.

Well, the last episode we recorded, the fourth, was about the books we’ve read in 2017. The best books, the worst and some in between.

Just to give you a taste, the best book I read was, I think, The Hard Thing about Hard Things. Or was it? :)

Listen to the episode, if you have the time, and let me know if you enjoy it. You can listen to it on Apple devices, on Google Play, on Libsyn or on the website. Any feedback you have is really appreciated.

This post was initially posted on my blog: Books I Read in 2017 — The CEO Library Podcast

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Bobby Voicu

Entrepreneur, angel investor, startup mentor. Co-founder at Mavenhut, avid reader, curious about a lot of things. I blog at

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