Some Cheap and Less Cheap Books


In the upcoming days and weeks I will apply for a job at some of the major strategy consultants. To do so, I have to pass some case interviews. To ace them, you need practice – a lot of practice. I ordered one of the (self-proclaimed) case interview bibles: Case in Point, written by Marc P. Cosentino. I had to pay about 25 euro for it, and a signifcant amount of shipping costs.

Today I received it. This book is supposed to give me more confidence. But then, I looked at the cover (see picture below).

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Left: the book. Right: a close up of an interesting part of the cover.

So, apparently, proofreading the cover was too much to ask. And I paid (way) over 25 euro for this book.

Later today I went to my favourite bookshop. The result is shown below. The price? 28 euro. For all of them.

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28 euro for this treasure – don’t you love it?

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One comment on “Some Cheap and Less Cheap Books

  1. […] if all of this wasn’t enough, while strolling through the streets of Bruges I got a call. My training paid off: a job offer! […]

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