Saturday, April 25, 2015

My Recent Read and Recommendations

Cover Page
ISIS: A History
Fawaz A. Gerges
History, GeoPolitics
Hillbilly Elegy
JD Vance
Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder and One Man's Fight for Justice
Bill Browder
Finance, GeoPolitics
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari
History, Anthropology
Being Mortal
Atul Gawande
Health, Medicine, Elderly Care
The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal
David E. Hoffman
Health, Medicine, Elderly Care
The Wright Brothers
David McCullough
Health, Medicine, Elderly Care

In Defense of a Liberal Education
Fareed Zakaria
Education, History, Arts
The Accidental Superpower: The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder
Peter Zeihan
The Universe: Leading Scientists Explore the Origin, Mysteries, and Future of the Cosmos
John Brockman
The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
Walter Isaacson
Technology, History, Science

Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think
Steven Kotler, Peter H. Diamandis
Economy, Geography
World Order
Henry Kissinger
Geopolitics, History
Temptations of Power: Islamists & Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East
Shadi Hamid
History, Politics, Geography
The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism
Andrew J. Bacevich
Hard Choices
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Think Like a Freak
Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner
Everday life
Behind the Cloud
Marc Benioff, Carlye Adler
Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt
Michael Lewis
Economy, Commerce
The Second Machine Age
Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee
Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War
Robert M. Gates
Double Down: Game Change 2012
Mark Halperin, John Heilemann
Biography, Election, Politics
Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House
Peter Baker
What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful!
Marshall Goldsmith, Mark Reiter
Personality Development
The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America
Ernest Freeberg
Hisotry, Science and Technology
The Idea of America
Gordon S Wood
The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business
Eric Schmidt, Jared Cohen
Who Says Elephants Can't Dance?: Inside IBM's Historic Turnaround
Louis V. Gerstner
The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World
Niall Ferguson
Finance, Economy
The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail--but Some Don't
Nate Silver
Data Science, statistics
Catastrophic Care: How American Health Care Killed My Father - and How We Can Fix It
David Goldhill
The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation
Jon Gertner
History, Science and Technology
Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
Daron Acemoglu, James Robinson
Breakout Nations: In Pursuit of the Next Economic Miracles
Ruchir Sharma
Economy, Politics
Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are
Sebastian Seung
Health Science
Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet
Andrew Blum
Makers: The New Industrial Revolution Makers
Chris Anderson
Enterpreneurship, Technology
The Post-American World (Release 2.0)
Fareed Zakaria
GeoPolitics, Economy
Bounce: Mozart, Federer, Picasso, Beckham, and the Science of Success
Matthew Syed
Arts, psersonal development
Superpower?: The Amazing Race Between China's Hare and India's Tortoise
Raghav Bahl
World Economy, Commerce, History
The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right
Atul Gawande
Health Care, Medical Science

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