Mobile Jazz’ Favorite Books of 2016

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Despite the multitude of ways to learn these days, sitting back and reading a book is still a favorite way for many of the team at Mobile Jazz. We’ve curated a short list of our team’s prized books this year and would like to share them with you.

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Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman

The story of Patagonia, the outdoor company, which has always been ahead of its time in terms of pursuing excellence, achieving the highest quality standards, providing the best customer service and all that without sacrificing company culture.

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The Intelligent Investor

Since it’s original publication in 1949, the Intelligent Investor has been the stock market bible, teaching and inspiring people worldwide. Written by the greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century, Benjamin Graham.

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The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing

The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing is a DIY handbook based on the on principles of John C. Bogle. A well-rounded introduction to investing.

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Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big

A bestselling and award-winning classic on radical companies who have focused on greatness over growth.

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The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair: A Novel

This novel is a fast-paced, tightly plotted, cinematic literary thriller, and an ingenious book within a book, with sales of more than two million copies in Europe and rights sold in more than forty countries.

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Contagious: Why Things Catch On

Contagious provides insights into human behavior, how decisions to share something are made and eventually, virality. An interesting read for both marketing and sales, but also for a better understanding of ourselves.

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Seveneves

Seveneves has an interesting premise whose story spans 3000 years into the future. A highly praised book and the summer reading choice for Barack Obama.

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Around the World in Eighty Days

An ease-to-read and refreshing classic by Jules Verne that felt right while I was doing my own tour around the world. This edition is enhanced with postage-stamp sized 19th-century photos and prints.

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Maus

Maus is the first graphic novel to win a Pulitzer award. This tale within a tale is harrowing story of survival from the author’s tortured relationship with his aging father.

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The Power of Now

With over 2 millions copies sold, The Power of Now from Eckhart Tolle provides interesting views on mindfulness, personal growth and spirituality.

What books have you been reading this year? We’d love to hear, so let us know.

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all the team at Mobile Jazz.

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