Don't get me wrong - I'm a horrible shopper. Of course, to some of you my stinginess may sound ideal. I hardly buy anything unless I'm absolutely thrilled by it, really need it and can't find it cheaper elsewhere.
But this afternoon at Popular Bookshop, I went amok. These were stories I did want to read about: 'How the Web was Won' (essentially, how Microsoft's IE won the browser war) and 'Amazon.com - Get Big Fast' (how Jeff Bezos turned Amazon into a huge success).
The original price for these pristine hardcovers was US$27+ each. I looked behind for the price tags. Voila! S$6.90 (US$4.00) and S$7.90 (US$4.50). Definite buys.
Now, all I need is time to read them...