And here it is. We have read and enjoyed Give and Take, Lean In and The End of Competitive Advantage. Over the next couple of weeks, we will review these and some of the others.
Looking forward to reading Scarcity, which will be released on September 5. Intrigued by the idea that scarcity affects the developed word as much as the developing world. Let us know if you have read any of the books on the long list and whether you would recommend them.
After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead by Alan Blinder.
The Alchemists: Inside the Secret World of Central Bankers by Neil Irwin.
Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier.
The Billionaire’s Apprentice: The Rise of The Indian-American Elite and The Fall of The Galleon Hedge Fund by Anita Raghavan.
The End of Competitive Advantage: How to keep your strategy moving as fast as your business by Rita Gunther.
The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battlefields and Churches to States, Why Being In Charge Isn’t What It Used to by BeMoisés Naím.
The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone. (There is great article in this month’s Fast Company on Jeff Bezos. Recommended reading for anyone with an interest in retailing and technology.)
Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success by Adam Grant. If you haven’t read Grant’s book, he wrote an overview of his theory in the April edition of McKinsey Quarterly.
The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality by Angus Deaton.
How Asia Works: Success and Failure in the World’s Most Dynamic Region by Joe Studwell.
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg.
Making it Happen: Fred Goodwin, RBS and the Men Who Blew Up the British Economy by Iain Martin.
The Org: The Underlying Logic of the Office by Tim Sullivan and Ray Fisman.
Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much by Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir.