Monday, February 27, 2017

Books read last four years 2013 - 2017



The End of Power
 by Moises Naim, 2013, 320 pages

The Better Angels of our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined
by Steven Pinker, 2011

Gang Leader For A Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets
by Suhir Venkatesh, 2008

On Immunity: An inoculation
by Eula Biss, 2014

Creativity, Inc: Overcoming The Unseen Forces That Stand In The Way Of True Inspiration
by Edwin Catmull with Amy Wallace, 2014

50th Anniversary Edition, 2012, of The Structure of Scientific Revolutions,
by Thomas S. Kuhn, 1962

Rational Ritual: Culture, Coordination, and Common Knowledge
by Michael Suk-Young Chwe, 2013

Dealing With CHINA: An Insider Unmasks The New Economic Superpower
by Henry M. Paulson, Jr., 2015

The Beginning of Infinity, Explanations That Transform the World
by David Deutsch, 2011

Orwell's Revenge, The 1984 Palimpsest
by Peter Huber, 1994

The New Jim Crow
by Michelle Alexander, 2012

The Muqaddimah: An Introduction to History
by Ibn Khaldun, 2015, 512 pages

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari, 2015

The Player of Games (A Culture Novel Book 2)
by Iain M. Banks, 1988

Energy: A Beginner's Guide
by Vaclav Smil, 2006

GENOME: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters
by Matt Ridley, 1999

The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature
by William James, 2015


Portfolios Of The Poor: How the World’s Poor Live on $2 a Day
by Daryl Collins, Jonathan Morduch, Stuart Rutherford, Orlanda Ruthven,
2009

*The Go-Giver : A Little Story About A Powerful Business Idea
by Bob Burg & John David Mann, 2007


*The Alchemy of Air
by Thomas Hager, 2008


*The Alchemist
by Paulo Coelho, 1998, 208 pages


*Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
by Bryan Stevenson, 2014, 368 pages


FACTORY MAN: How one furniture maker battled offshoring, stayed local-and helped save an American town
by Beth Macy, 2014, 496 pages


*Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
by Betty Edwards, 2012


*Bitter Tongues, Buried Treasures: The Fascinating Life of Colonel Martin Van Mabe
by Dr. Daniel Merritt, 2015


*The Man Who Moved A Mountain
by Richard C. Davids, 1970, 268 pages


*Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well
by Douglas Stone & Sheila Heen, 2014, 364 pages


*Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
by Erik Larson, 2015, 480 pages


*In The Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeanette
by Hampton Sides, 2014, 480 pages


*DEROS for the Undefeated by Dr. Buzz Harrison 2015


*The Five-Fold Effect
Unlocking Power Leadership for Amazing Results in Your Organization
by Walt Pilcher,  2013, 254 pages


*The Tail that Wags the Dog
by Max J. Myers, 2009, 256 pages


*The Startup Hats
by David Gardner,  2014, 210 pages

*Prompts - a collection of stories
by Tank Gunner

*Deer Hunting With Jesus, Dispatches From America's Class War
by Joseph L. Bageant, 2007, 288 pages

*Danger Close: My Epic Journey As A Combat Helicopter Pilot in Iraq And Afghanistan
by Amber Smith 2016, 288 pages

*Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty, by Daron Acemoglu & James A. Robinson, 2013, 544 pages


*The Seven Storey Mountain by Thomas Merton 1948, reprinted in 1998 Fiftieth Anniversary Edition, 445 pages



*Sharecropper’s Wisdom: Growing Today's Leaders the Old Fashioned Way by General J. R. Gorham, 2016, 220 pages


*Truevine: Two Brothers, A Kidnapping, And A Mother’s Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South by Beth Macy, 2016, 427 pages


*Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and a Culture in Crisis, by J. D. Vance, 2016, 257 pages


*No Excuses: The Power of Self-Disciple
by Brian Tracy, 2009  304 pages
6hrs 56 min


*Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE
by Phil Knight 2016  383 pages
Narration by Norbet Leo Butz
13 hrs 21 min


*Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World
by Adam Grant 2016  336 pages
10 hours


Elon Musk: Tessa, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, Ashlee Vance, 2015, 400 pages


The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson, 2016, 224 pages


Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley by Antonio Garcia Martinez, 2016, 528 pages

The One Thing: The Surprising Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary RESULTS by Gary Keller & Jay Papasan, 2013, 240 pages

The Populist Explosion: How The Great Recession Transformed American And European Politics by John B. Judis, October 2016, 184 pages


Never A Dull Moment: 1971 The Year That Rock Exploded by David Hepworth, 2016, 286 pages















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