600 Highly Recommended Books for Getting Ahead in Business and Life

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1. The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz

Ben Horowitz, cofounder of Andreessen Horowitz and one of Silicon Valley’s most respected and experienced entrepreneurs, offers essential advice on building and running a startup — p…

2. Zero to One by Peter Thiel and Blake Masters

The billionaire Silicon Valley entrepreneur behind such companies as PayPal and Facebook outlines an innovative theory and formula for building the companies of the future by creat…

3. The Lean Startup by Eric Ries

Outlines a revisionist approach to management while arguing against common perceptions about the inevitability of startup failures, explaining the importance of providing genuinely…

4. Anything You Want by Derek Sivers

“Anything you want is a manifesto about living life, appreciating enough, and doing what matters. It’s most of what fabled entrepreneur Derek Sivers [and founder of CD Baby] learne…

5. Venture Deals by Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson

A full revised edition of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book on startups and entrepreneurship As each new generation of entrepreneurs emerges, there is a renewed interest in …

6. Shoe Dog by Phil Knight

Als junger, abenteuerlustiger Business-School-Absolvent auf der Suche nach einer Herausforderung lieh Phil Knight sich von seinem Vater 50 Dollar und gründete eine Firma mit einer …

7. The Martian byAndy Weir and Weir, Andy

The Sunday Times Bestseller behind the major new film from Ridley Scott starring Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain. I’m stranded on Mars. I have no way to communicate with Earth. I’m…

8. Essentialism by Greg McKeown

Have you ever found yourself stretched too thin? Do you simultaneously feel overworked and underutilized?…

9. To Sell Is Human by Daniel H Pink and Daniel H. Pink

We’re all in Sales now Parents sell their kids on going to bed. Spouses sell their partners on mowing the lawn. We sell our bosses on giving us more money and more time off. And in…

10. Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Dans le prologue de ce nouveau livre majeur, aussi dense, riche et onctueux qu’un mille-feuille, Nassim Taleb définit le concept d’”antifragilité” en ces termes : “Certains objets …

11. Ready Player One byErnest Cline and Ernie Cline

It’s the year 2044, and the real world has become an ugly place. We’re out of oil. We’ve wrecked the climate. Famine, poverty, and disease are widespread. Like most of humanity, Wa…

12. Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh

Pay brand-new employees $2,000 to quit Make customer service the responsibility of the entire company-not just a department Focus on company culture as the #1 priority Apply resear…

13. The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande

One of the top ten greatest doctors in the world looks at the lowly checklist, and how this simple idea — which is free to reproduce — will revolutionise the way we approach proble…

14. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman and Kahneman, Daniel

A psychologist draws on years of research to introduce his “machinery of the mind” model on human decision making to reveal the faults and capabilities of intuitive versus logical …

15. The Third Wave by Steve Case

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER One of America’s most accomplished entrepreneurs — a pioneer who made the Internet part of everyday life and orchestrated the…

16. Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace

From Ed Catmull, co-founder (with Steve Jobs and John Lasseter) of Pixar Animation Studios, comes an incisive book about creativity in business — sure to appeal to readers of Daniel …

17. Without Their Permission by Alexis Ohanian

As Alexis Ohanian learned when he helped to co-found the immensely popular reddit.com, the internet is the most powerful and democratic tool for disseminating information in human …

18. The Year Without Pants by Scott Berkun

A former Microsoft veteran, WordPress.com manager and author of Making Things Happen profiles the convention-defying company Automattic, Inc. to reveal how its unique leadership, w…

19. Sprint by Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER “Sprint offers a transformative formula for testing ideas that works whether you’re at a startup or a large organization. W…

20. The Grid by Phillip F. Schewe

The electrical grid goes everywhere — it’s the largest and most complex machine ever made. Yet the system is built in such a way that the bigger it gets, the more inevitable its c…

21. The Circle byDave Eggers

The Circle is the exhilarating new novel from Dave Eggers, best-selling author of A Hologram for the King, a finalist for the National Book Award. When Mae Holland is hired to work…

22. How Google Works by Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg

Both Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg came to Google as seasoned Silicon Valley business executives, but over the course of a decade they came to see the wisdom in Coach John Wo…

23. Influence by Robert B. Cialdini, PhD and Robert B. Cialdini

Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say “yes” — and how to apply these understandings. Dr. Robert Cialdini is the seminal expert in the r…

24. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

Draws on more than forty interviews with Steve Jobs, as well as interviews with family members, friends, competitors, and colleagues to offer a look at the co-founder and leading c…

25. Traction by Justin Mares and Gabriel Weinberg

Most startups end in failure. Almost every failed startup has a product. What failed startups don’t have are enough customers. Traction Book changes that. We provide startup founde…

26. Super Sad True Love Story byGary Shteyngart

The brilliantly inventive, wildly funny and humane new novel, set in an economically and politically collapsed America, by the author of the best-selling Absurdistan.

27. Traffic by Tom Vanderbilt

A best-selling social study analyzes the complex factors that dictate how traffic works, why we drive the way we do, and what our driving reveals about us, discussing the unintende…

28. Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

New York Times Bestseller From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution — a #1 international bestseller — that explores the ways in wh…

29. The Outsiders by William N. Thorndike and William Thorndike

It’s time to redefine the CEO success story. Meet eight iconoclastic leaders who helmed firms where returns on average outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 20 times.

30. Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari

Humans today enjoy unprecedented levels of power and an increasingly god-like status. The great epidemics of the past — famine, plague and war — no longer control our lives. We are…

31. Flash Boys by Michael Lewis

Argues that post-crisis Wall Street continues to be controlled by large banks and explains how a small, diverse group of Wall Street men have banded together to reform the financia…

32. Hatching Twitter by Nick Bilton

A New York Times bestseller Ev told Jack he had to “chill out” with the deluge of media he was doing. “It’s bad for the company,” Ev said. “It’s sending the wrong message.” Biz sat…

33. The Signal and the Noise by Nate Silver

“Nate Silver’s The Signal and the Noise is The Soul of a New Machine for the 21st century.” — Rachel Maddow, author of Drift Nate Silver built an innovative system for predicting ba…

34. The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

OVER 60 WEEKS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST With a new Afterword by the author In The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize–winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to th…

35. The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

This #1 New York Times best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Metho…

36. Our Choice byAl Gore

It is now abundantly clear that we have at our fingertips all of the tools we need to solve the climate crisis. The only missing ingredient is collective will. Properly understood,…

37. The Industries of the Future by Alec Ross

Leading innovation expert Alec Ross explains what’s next for the world: the advances and stumbling blocks that will emerge in the next ten years, and how we can navigate them. Whil…

38. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

One of the world’s most beloved writers and bestselling author of One Summer takes his ultimate journey — into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to ans…

39. Lean Customer Development by Cindy Alvarez

How do you develop products that people will actually use and buy? This practical guide shows you how to validate product and company ideas through customer development research — be…

40. The Dream Machine by M. Mitchell Waldrop

A study of the evolution of the modern computer profiles the work of MIT psychologist J. C. R. Licklider, whose visionary dream of a “human-computer symbiosis” transformed the cour…

41. The Promise of a Pencil by Adam Braun and Carlye Adler

The author describes how he left a lucrative business consulting job to found the nonprofit Pencils of Promise, an organization responsible for building schools for the poor in dev…

42. The Truth by Neil Strauss

NO MORE GAMES. IT’S TIME FOR THE TRUTH’Unfortunately, I am not the hero in this tale. I am the villain.’ DO YOU BELIEVE IN MONOGAMY? Neil Strauss didn’t. The New York Times journal…

43. Superintelligence by Nick Bostrom

Human beings occupy a dominant position on our planet, not because we have stronger muscles or sharper teeth than other species, but because we have smarter brains. Our brains deve…

44. Self to Self by J. David Velleman

This collection of essays by philosopher J. David Velleman on personal identity, autonomy, and moral emotions is united by an overarching thesis that there is no single entity deno…

45. Startup Boards by Brad Feld and Mahendra Ramsinghani

An essential guide to understanding the dynamics of a startup’s board of directors Let’s face it, as founders and entrepreneurs, you have a lot on your plate — getting to …

46. Hacking Growth by Sean Ellis and Morgan Brown

Growth is now the first thing that investors, shareholders and market analysts look for in assessing and valuing companies. HACKING GROWTH is a highly accessible, practical, method…

47. Reinventing Organizations by Frederic Laloux and Ken Wilber

The way we manage organizations seems increasingly out of date. Deep inside, we sense that more is possible. We long for soulful workplaces, for authenticity, community, passion, a…

48. The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

What keeps so many of us from doing what we long to do? Why is there a naysayer within? How can we avoid the roadblocks of any creative endeavor — be it starting up a dream business …

49. Think Like a Freak by Stephen J. Dubner and Steven D. Levitt

From the rule-breaking authors of international bestsellers Freakonomics and Superfreakonomics, this is the ultimate guide to how to Think Like a Freak The Freakonomics books have …

50. The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau

In The $100 Startup, Chris Guillebeau shows you how to lead of life of adventure, meaning and purpose — and earn a good living. Still in his early thirties, Chris is on the verge o…

51. This Is Water by David Foster Wallace

Only once did David Foster Wallace give a public talk on his views on life, during a commencement address given in 2005 at Kenyon College. The speech is reprinted for the first tim…

52. Foodist by Darya Pino Rose

In Foodist, Darya Pino Rose, a neuroscientist, food writer, and the creator of SummerTomato.com, delivers a savvy, practical guide to ending the diet cycle and discovering lasting …

53. The Halo Effect by Phil Rosenzweig

Challenges popular misconceptions about business success in today’s world, explaining how experts mistakenly assume that money-making companies naturally prioritize strong leadersh…

54. Things a Little Bird Told Me by Biz Stone

From GQ’s “Nerd of the Year” to one of Time’s most influential people in the world, Biz Stone represents different things to different people. But he is known to all as the creativ…

55. Working by Studs Terkel

Men and women representing a variety of occupations, describe the daily routine of their jobs and express their grievances, aims, and dreams

56. The Start-up of You by Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha

A blueprint for thriving in your job and building a career by applying the lessons of Silicon Valley’s most innovative entrepreneurs. The career escalator is jammed at every level….

57. Ego Is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday

As in The Obstacle is the Way, Ryan Holiday delivers practical and inspiring philosophy, this time exploring a powerful concept that runs back centuries, across borders and schools…

58. The Score Takes Care of Itself by Bill Walsh and Steve Jamison

Offers insights and best leadership principles from the successful coach of the San Francisco 49ers, explaining how he motivated people, crafted winning teams, and his words of wis…

59. The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer

Rock star, crowdfunding pioneer, and TED speaker Amanda Palmer knows all about asking. Performing as a living statue in a wedding dress, she wordlessly asked thousands of passersby…

60. How to Create a Mind by Ray Kurzweil

How does the brain recognise images? Could computers drive? How is it possible for man-made programs to beat the world’s best chess players? In this fascinating look into the human…

61. Something to Food About byBen Greenman and Questlove

Questlove is a drummer, producer, musical director, culinary entrepreneur, and New York Times best-selling author. What unites all of his work is a profound interest in creativity….

62. Bengali Harlem and the Lost Histories of South Asian America by Vivek Bald

Nineteenth-century Muslim peddlers arrived at Ellis Island, bags heavy with embroidered silks from their villages in Bengal. Demand for “Oriental goods” took these migrants on a cu…

63. The Art of SEO (Theory in Practice) by Eric Enge and Stephan Spencer

Four acknowledged experts in search engine optimization share guidelines and innovative techniques that will help you plan and execute a comprehensive SEO strategy. This se…

64. The Player of Games byIain M. Banks and Iain Banks

The Culture — a human/machine symbiotic society — has thrown up many great Game Players, and one of the greatest is Gurgeh. Jernau Morat Gurgeh. The Player of Games. Master of ever…

65. Angel by Jason Calacanis

One of Silicon Valley’s most successful angel investors shares his rules for investing in startups.There are two ways to make money in startups: create something valuable…

66. The Secrets of Consulting by Gerald M. Weinberg

If you are a consultant, ever use one, or want to be one, this book will show you how to succeed. With wit, charm, humor, and wisdom, Gerald M. Weinberg shows you exactly how to be…

67. This Is How You Pitch by Ed Zitron

So you want to work in PR? Does the idea of glamorous parties, open bars and rubbing elbows with the rich and famous sound like an exciting career for you? Then neither this book o…

68. Make Your Mark by Jocelyn K. Glei

Offers insights and advice from twenty-one entrepreneurs and experts on building a creative business.

69. Unsubscribe by Jocelyn K. Glei and K Glei

A modern, no-nonsense guide to getting rid of email anxiety, reclaiming your productivity, and spending more time on the work that matters. Let’s face it: Email is killing our prod…

70. Hacking Sales by Max Altschuler

The world of sales is a $500 billion industry that employs over 15 million people in the USalone. However, only a handful of colleges offer degrees in sales and most MBA pro…

71. Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack Weatherford and Jack McIver Weatherford

The Mongol army led by Genghis Khan subjugated more lands and people in twenty-five years than the Romans did in four hundred. In nearly every country the Mongols conquered, they b…

72. Creativity for Sale by Jason SurfrApp

Successful entrepreneur Jason Surfrapp (formerly Jason Headsetsdotcom and Jason Sadler) shares his hard-earned advice on how to use out of the box thinking to turn passions into…

73. Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill and Ross Cornwell

Teaches you the secret of mastering true and lasting prosperity.

74. Spontaneous Happiness by Andrew Weil

Everyone wants to be happy. But what does that really mean? Increasingly, scientific evidence shows us that true satisfaction and well-being come only from within. Dr. Andrew Weil …

75. We the Eaters by Ellen Gustafson

How we can transform the global food system by changing what’s on our dinner plates The implausible truth: Over one billion people in the world are hungry and over one billion are …

76. The 4-hour Chef byTimothy Ferriss

Presents a practical but unusual guide to mastering food and cooking featuring recipes and cooking tricks from world-renowned chefs.

77. To Conquer the Air by James Tobin

James Tobin, award-winning author of Ernie Pyle’s War and The Man He Became, has penned the definitive account of the inspiring and impassioned race between the Wright brothers and…

78. What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars by Jim Paul and Brendan Moynihan

Presents a serious psychological analysis of a trader Explains the three biggest mistakes made by traders investors, how to avoid them, which pattern all losses take, and why the m…

79. Quarantine byGreg Egan

It’s late in the 21st century and bioengineering is now so common that people are able to modify their minds in any way they wish. It is an era which has been shaped by information…

80. The Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert byRichard Betts

Richard Betts is one of fewer than two hundred master sommeliers in the world, but he’s no wine snob and he hates wine-speak. In the first book of its kind, he helps readers scratc…

81. After On byRob Reid

The definitive novel of today’s Silicon Valley, After On flash-captures our cultural and technological moment with up-to-the-instant savvy. Matters of privacy and government intrus…

82. Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance

“A riveting book.” — The Wall Street Journal “Essential reading.” — David Brooks, New York Times From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful…

83. The Book of Life by Jiddu Krishnamurti and J Krishnamurti

365 Daily Meditations on Freedom, Personal Transformation, Living Fully, and Much More, from the Man the Dalai Lama Described as “One of the Greatest Thinkers of the Age”

84. 7 Powers by Hamilton Helmer and Hamilton Wright Helmer

7 Powers details a strategy toolset that enables you to build an enduringly valuable company. It was developed by Hamilton Helmer drawing on his decades of experience as a strategy…

85. Convict Conditioning byPaul Wade

 How to Train As If Your VERY LIFE Depended on Your Degree of REAL Strength, Power and Toughness  Most physical training systems are designed for the domesticated human animal. T…

86. Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance

South African born Elon Musk is the renowned entrepreneur and innovator behind PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity. Musk wants to save our planet; he wants to send citizens into s…

87. The Prophet byKahlil Gibran

The Prophet is a book of 26 poetic essays written in English in 1923 by the Lebanese-American artist, philosopher and writer Khalil Gibran. In the book, the prophet Almustafa who h…

88. Seeking Wisdom by Peter Bevelin

Peter Bevelin begins his fascinating book with Confucius’ great wisdom: “A man who has committed a mistake and doesn’t correct it, is committing another mistake.” Seeking Wisdom is…

89. Meditations (Dover Thrift Editions) by Marcus Aurelius and Marcus Aurelius,

Vampires, those dark children of the night, who rise from their coffins to suck the blood of the living, continue to hold a strange fascination and dread. In this unique collection…

90. Let My People Go Surfing by Yvon Chouinard

The personal stories of the founder of Patagonia, Inc. describes his underprivileged childhood as an immigrant in southern California, early fame as a successful mountain climber, …

91. Emotional Agility by Susan David

An Amazon Best Book of 2016 The counterintuitive approach to achieving your true potential, heralded by the Harvard Business Review as a groundbreaking idea of the year. The path t…

92. Designing Products People Love by Scott Hurff

How can you create products that successfully find customers? With this practical book, you’ll learn from some of the best product designers in the field, from companies like Faceb…

93. The Art of Being Unreasonable by Eli Broad

Unorthodox success principles from a billionaire entrepreneur and philanthropist Eli Broad’s embrace of “unreasonable thinking” has helped him build two Fortune 500 comp…

94. Coding iPhone Apps for Kids by Gloria Winquist and Matt McCarthy

Swift is Apple’s popular iOS programming language designed to be beginner-friendly and accessible. “Coding iPhone Apps for Kids” teaches the fundamentals of programming with Swift …

95. Spark Joy by Marie Kondo

Japanese decluttering guru Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up has revolutionized homes — and lives — across the world. Now, Kondo presents an illustrated guide to her …

96. Radical Candor by Kim Scott and Kim Scott Malone

“I raced through RADICAL CANDOR?it’s thrilling to learn a framework that shows how to be both a better boss and a better colleague. RADICAL CANDOR is packed with illuminating truth…

97. Undisputed Truth byMike Tyson and Larry Sloman

One of the most talked-about and bestselling books of last year, this is the no-holds-barred autobiography of a sporting legend driven to the brink of self-destruction.

98. The Alliance by Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha

Arguing that today’s dynamic business environments have irrevocably transformed the employer-employee relationship, a guide for managers outlines win-win strategies that promote tr…

99. Smartcuts by Shane Snow

Serial entrepreneur and journalist Shane Snow delves into the reasons why some people and some organizations are able to achieve incredible things in implausibly short time frames,…

100. Necessary Dreams by Anna Fels

In this groundbreaking book about how women perceive, are prepared for, and cope with ambition and achievement, psychiatrist Anna Fels examines ambition at the deepest psychologica…

101. Superhuman Social Skills by Tynan

The people we surround ourselves with may impact our lives more than any other factor, and yet most people leave their social lives to chance. What would happen if you treat…

102. Peace Is Every Step by Thich Nhat Hanh

Teaches the Zen practice of mindfulness, the act of keeping one’s consciousness alive to one’s experiences, and offers methods for continuing the quest for spiritual fulfillment am…

103. The Art of Work by Jeff Goins

Jeff Goins, a brilliant new voice counting Seth Godin and Jon Acuff among his fans, explains how to abandon the status quo and live a life that matters with true passion and purpos…

104. Scorpions by Noah Feldman

A tiny, ebullient Jew who started as America’s leading liberal and ended as its most famous judicial conservative. A Klansman who became an absolutist advocate of free speech and c…

105. The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron

Have you ever longed to be able to draw or paint, write or compose music? With The Artist’s Way you can discover how to unlock your latent creativity and make your dreams a reality…

106. Doing the Impossible by Arthur L.slotkin and Arthur L. Slotkin

Apollo was known for its engineering triumphs, but its success also came from a disciplined management style. This excellent account of one of the most important personalities in e…

107. 13 Things That Don’t Make Sense by Michael Brooks

Science starts to get interesting when things don’t make sense.Even today there are experimental results that the most brilliant scientists can neither explain nor dismiss. In the …

108. Are Prisons Obsolete? by Angela Y. Davis

With her characteristic brilliance, grace and radical audacity, Angela Y. Davis has put the case for the latest abolition movement in American life: the abolition of the prison. As…

109. Fooling Some of the People All of the Time, A Long Short (and Now Complete) Story, Updated with New Epilogue by David Einhorn

A revealing look at Wall Street, the financial media, and financial regulators by David Einhorn, the President of Greenlight Capital Could 2008’s credit crisis have been minimized …

110. Crisis Tales by Lanny J. Davis

A veteran political strategist lends insight into crisis management on famous cases ranging from Martha Stewart and Whole Foods to Bill Clinton and Charlie Rangel, identifying 15 r…

111. The Perversity of Things byHugo Gernsback

In 1905, a young Jewish immigrant from Luxembourg founded an electrical supply shop in New York. This inventor, writer, and publisher Hugo Gernsback would later become famous for l…

112. What It Is Like to Go to War by Karl Marlantes

From the author of the award-winning, best-selling novel Matterhorn, comes a brilliant nonfiction book about war In 1968, at the age of twenty-three, Karl Marlantes was dropped int…

113. The Cowshed by Ji Xianlin

If a Chinese citizen has read one book on the Cultural Revolution, it is likely to be Ji Xianlin’s Memories of the Cowshed, a candid account of his year of imprisonment on the camp…

114. Flashpoints by George Friedman

A major new book by New York Times bestselling author and geopolitical forecaster George Friedman (The Next 100 Years), with a bold thesis about coming events in Europe. This provo…

115. Concrete Economics by Stephen S. Cohen and J. Bradford Delong

History, not ideology, holds the key to growth. Brilliantly written and argued, “Concrete Economics” shows how government has repeatedly reshaped the American economy ever since Al…

116. The Wizard of Menlo Park by Randall E. Stross

Thomas Edison’s greatest invention? His own fame. At the height of his fame Thomas Alva Edison was hailed as “the Napoleon of invention” and blazed in the public imagination as a v…

117. Dead Souls byNikolai Gogol and Nikolai Vasilevich Gogol

Dead Souls is a satirical examination of 1800’s Russian nobility and society. The work is often called Gogol’s greatest. It is also considered a Russian prose poem. In post-Napoleo…

118. Confront and Conceal by David E. Sanger

FROM INSIDE OBAMA’S SITUATION ROOM . . . THE CRITICAL MOMENTS IN THE COVERT WAR AGAINST IRAN, THE STRUGGLES TO DEAL WITH A RECALCITRANT PAKISTAN AND ITS FAST-GROWING NUCLEAR ARSENA…

119. How Buildings Learn byStewart Brand

Like people, buildings change with age, forced to adapt to the needs of current occupations. This provocative examination of buildings that have adapted well, and some that haven’t…

120. The Lucifer Effect by Philip Zimbardo and Philip G. Zimbardo

Discusses why people are susceptible to the power of evil, the ability of group dynamics and situational pressures to transform human behavior, the significance of disobedience, an…

121. How Life Imitates Chess by Garry Kasparov and Mig Greengard

Garry Kasparov was the highest-rated chess player in the world for over twenty years and is widely considered the greatest player that ever lived. In How Life Imitates Chess Kaspar…

122. The Making of Urban Japan by André Sorensen

During the twentieth century, Japan was transformed from a poor, primarily rural country into one of the world’s largest industrial powers and most highly urbanised countries. Inte…

123. Agent Zigzag by Ben Macintyre

A gripping tale of loyalty, love, treachery, espionage, and the thin and shifting line between fidelity and betrayal.

124. Maverick by Ricardo Semler

The CEO of a Brazilian firm explains his revolutionary management theories, involving a concentric circular structure rather than a corporate pyramid, giving power to employees and…

125. Young Stalin by Simon Sebag Montefiore

A companion volume to the critically acclaimed biography Stalin: Court of the Red Tsar examines the turbulent early years of a man who would become the personification of twentieth…

126. The Beginning of Infinity by David Deutsch

This is Deutsch at his most ambitious, seeking to understand the implications of our scientific explanations of the world . . . I enthusiastically recommend this rich, wide-rangin…

127. Nixonland by Rick Perlstein

An exciting e-format containing 27 video clips taken directly from the CBS news archive of a brilliant, best-selling account of the Nixon era by one of America’s most talented youn…

128. The Planet Remade by Oliver Morton

Despite the on-going political horse-trading over emissions targets, each piece of new scientific research offers further evidence that no feasible reduction in the emissions can n…

129. The Places In Between byRory Stewart

Rory Stewart’s moving account of his walk across Afghanistan in January 2002 was immediately hailed as a classic. Caught between hostile nations, warring factions and competing ide…

130. Genentech by Sally Smith Hughes

In the fall of 1980, Genentech, Inc., a little-known California genetic engineering company, became the overnight darling of Wall Street, raising over $38 million in its initial pu…

131. The PDT Cocktail Book byJim Meehan and Chris Gall

Reveals all of the cocktail recipes available at the famous PDT bar as well as behind-the-scenes secrets on bar design, food, and techniques.

132. Softwar by Matthew Symonds

In a business where great risks, huge fortunes, and even bigger egos are common, Larry Ellison stands out as one of the most outspoken, driven, and daring leaders of the software i…

133. Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World by Michael Lewis

The author of The Big Short describes the effect that the bubble of cheap credit readily available to almost anyone between 2002 and 2008 had on countries beside the U.S., includin…

134. How Asia Works by Joe Studwell

In the 1980s and 1990s many in the West came to believe in the myth of an East-Asian economic miracle. Japan was going to dominate, then China. Countries were called “tigers” or “m…

135. On China by Henry Kissinger

In 1971 Henry Kissinger took the historic step of reopening relations between China and the West, and since then has been more intimately connected with the country at the highest …

136. The Singapore Story by Kuan Yew Lee and Lee Kuan-Yeu

Visionary? Authoritarian? Model for the West? Lee Kuan Yew, the long-time leader of Singapore, has been called all these things, and more. In these vivid memoirs, Lee takes a profo…

137. Every Nation for Itself by Ian Bremmer

G-Zero — \JEE-ZEER-oh\ — n A world order in which no single country or durable alliance of countries can meet the challenges of global leadership. What happens when the G20 doesn’t …

138. Mass Flourishing by Edmund S. Phelps

In this book, Nobel Prize-winning economist Edmund Phelps draws on a lifetime of thinking to make a sweeping new argument about what makes nations prosper — and why the sources of t…

139. Skunk Works by Ben R. Rich and Leo Janos

From the development of the U-2 to the Stealth fighter, the never-before-told story behind America’s high-stakes quest to dominate the skies Skunk Works is the true story of Americ…

140. Free Will by Sam Harris

A BELIEF IN FREE WILL touches nearly everything that human beings value. It is difficult to think about law, politics, religion, public policy, intimate relationships, morality — as …

141. The Next Decade by George Friedman

The author of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller The Next 100 Years now focuses his geopolitical forecasting acumen on the next decade and the imminent events and challenges t…

142. On Writing byStephen King

Immensely helpful and illuminating to any aspiring writer, this special edition of Stephen King’s critically lauded, million-copy bestseller shares the experiences, habits, and con…

143. If the Universe Is Teeming with Aliens … WHERE IS EVERYBODY? by Stephen Webb

Do you believe in extraterrestrials? Among serious and speculative thinkers, scientists, philosophers, and even science fiction writers there is an amazing variety of theories, and…

144. The Next 100 Years by George Friedman

The founder of a leading private intelligence company offers an analysis of current trends and events, as well as historical and geopolitical patterns, to speculate about the chang…

145. Anthropic Bias by Nick Bostrom

Anthropic Bias explores how to reason when you suspect that your evidence is biased by “observation selection effects” — that is, evidence that has been filtered by the precondition…

146. The Revenge of Geography by Robert D. Kaplan

The best-selling author of Balkan Ghosts presents a timely and provocative response to The World Is Flat that draws on the insights of leading geographers and geopolitical thinkers…

147. Beyond the E-Myth by Michael E Gerber and Michael E. Gerber

Beyond The E-Myth embraces the fundamental premise of that first book — that a small business only succeeds to the degree its owner goes to work ON the business rather than just …

148. The Smartest Kids in the World by Amanda Ripley

Following three teenagers who chose to spend one school year living in Finland, South Korea, and Poland, a literary journalist recounts how attitudes, parenting, and rigorous teach…

149. Obama’s Wars by Bob Woodward

In Obama’s Wars, Bob Woodward provides the most intimate and sweeping portrait yet of the young president as commander in chief. Drawing on internal memos, classified documents, me…

150. Don’t Make Me Think by Steve Krug

Five years and more than 100,000 copies after it was first published, it’s hard to imagine anyone working in Web design who hasn’t read Steve Krug’s “instant classic” on Web usabil…

151. The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Whiskey Know-it-all byRichard Betts and Crystal English Sacca

A clever distillation of America’s favorite libation, by the New York Times best-selling authors of The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert Whiskey fever is s…

152. Double Down by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin

Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times: “Those hungry for political news will read Double Down for the scooplets and insidery glimpses it serves up about the two campaigns, and the c…

153. What Technology Wants by Kevin Kelly

Profiles technology as an evolving international system with predictable trends, counseling readers on how to prepare themselves and future generations by anticipating and steering…

154. Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Emil Frankl and Harold S. Kushner

Frankl’s timeless memoir and meditation on finding meaning in the midst of suffering With a new Foreword by Harold S. Kushner and a new Biographical Afterword by William J. Winslad…

155. Great by Choice by Jim Collins and Morten T. Hansen

Ten years after the worldwide bestseller Good to Great, Jim Collins returns withanother groundbreaking work, this time to ask: why do some companies thrive inuncertainty, even chao…

156. The Little Book of Talent by Daniel Coyle

The Little Book of Talent is a manual for building a faster brain and a better you. It is an easy-to-use handbook of scientifically proven, field-tested methods to improve skills — y…

157. The Culture Code by Clotaire Rapaille

Why are people around the world so very different? What makes us live, buy, even love as we do? The answers are in the codes. In The Culture Code, internationally revered cultural …

158. Yes Please by Amy Poehler

Do you want to get to know the woman we first came to love on Comedy Central’s Upright Citizens Brigade? Do you want to spend some time with the lady who made you howl with laughte…

159. The Honest Truth About Dishonesty by Dr. Dan Ariely and Dan Ariely

The New York Times bestselling author of Predictably Irrational and The Upside of Irrationality returns with thought-provoking work to challenge our preconceptions about dishonesty…

160. The Flinch by Julien Smith and Amazon.com (Firm)

“The Flinch challenges what we might be afraid of, and calls out the reader (every reader) to learn something about what we hold ourselves away from.” —

161. Zilch by Nancy Lublin

A leading not-for-profit CEO on smart ways companies can cut costs while improving results As CEO of the youth volunteering organization Do Something, Nancy Lublin has overseen its…

162. Wild Ride by Adam Lashinsky

Fortune writer and bestselling author of Inside Apple’s exposé of Uber, the multi-billion dollar Silicon Valley upstart that has disrupted the transportation industry around the wo…

163. A Whole New Mind by Daniel H. Pink

Uses the two sides of the human brain as a metaphor for understanding how the information age came about throughout the course of the past generation, counseling readers on how to …

164. The New York Nobody Knows by William B. Helmreich

As a child growing up in Manhattan, William Helmreich played a game with his father called “Last Stop.” They would pick a subway line, ride it to its final destination, and explore…

165. The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox

Alex Rogo is a harried plant manager working ever more desperately to try and improve performance. His factory is rapidly heading for disaster. So is his marriage. He has ninety da…

166. Low Life by Luc Sante

Luc Sante’s Low Life is a portrait of America’s greatest city, the riotous and anarchic breeding ground of modernity. This is not the familiar saga of mansions, avenues, and robber…

167. Stranger in a Strange Land byRobert A. Heinlein and Robert Anson Heinlein

The original uncut edition of STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND by Hugo Award winner Robert A Heinlein — one of the most beloved, celebrated science-fiction novels of all time. Epic, ambi…

168. Maps of the Imagination by Peter Turchi

In Maps of the Imagination, Peter Turchi posits the idea that maps help people understand where they are in the world in the same way that literature, whether realistic or experime…

169. The Great Stagnation by Tyler Cowen

Tyler Cowen’s The Great Stagnation, the eSpecial heard round the world that ignited a firestorm of debate and redefined the nature of our economic malaise, is now-at last-a book. A…

170. Rules for Radicals by Saul Alinsky

First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky’s impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know “the difference between bei…

171. The Origins of AIDS by Jacques Pepin

It is now thirty years since the discovery of AIDS but its origins continue to puzzle doctors and scientists. Inspired by his own experiences working as an infectious diseases phys…

172. The Little Book of Economics by Greg Ip

An accessible, thoroughly engaging look at how the economy really works and its role in your everyday life Not surprisingly, regular people suddenly are paying a lot closer attenti…

173. Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder — the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of a New Machine and the extraordinary national bestseller House — spent nine months in Mrs. Zajac’s fifth-grade clas…

174. The End of Power by Moisés Naím and Moises Naim

We know that power is shifting: From West to East and North to South, from presidential palaces to public squares, from once formidable corporate behemoths to nimble startups and, …

175. Dancing in the Glory of Monsters by Jason Stearns

At the heart of Africa is Congo, a country the size of Western Europe, bordering nine other nations, that since 1996 has been wracked by a brutal and unstaunchable war in which mil…

176. Twilight of the Elites by Christopher Hayes and Chris Hayes

Analyzes scandals in high-profile institutions, from Wall Street and the Catholic Church to corporate America and Major League Baseball, while evaluating how an elite American meri…

177. Grinding It Out by Ray Kroc and Robert Anderson

The founder of the McDonald’s hamburger chain tells of his early business ventures and his success in developing a single restaurant in Illinois into an international operation

178. The Upside of Irrationality by Dan Ariely and Dr. Dan Ariely

Behavioural economist & New York Times bestselling author of ‘Predictably Irrational’, Dan Ariely returns to offer a much-needed take on the irrational decisions that influence our…

179. Lee Kuan Yew by Kuan Yew Lee and Graham Allison

A respected former prime minister of Singapore discusses Islamic terrorism; economic growth; democracy; the welfare state; education; the free market; the roles of the United State…

180. Abundance by Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler

Providing abundance is humanity’s grandest challenge — this is a book about how we rise to meet it. We will soon be able to meet and exceed the basic needs of every man, woman and ch…

181. eBoys by Randall E. Stross

In eBOYS, Randall Stross takes us behind the scenes and inside the heads of the gutsy entrepreneurs who are financing the hottest businesses on the Web. The six tall men who starte…

182. Dark Pools by Scott Patterson

Evaluates the cost and consequences of high-speed trading, arguing that the development of automatic, super-intelligent trading machines is eliminating necessary human interests an…

183. All the Light We Cannot See byAnthony Doerr

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind Fr…

184. The Goldfinch byDonna Tartt

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2014 Aged thirteen, Theo Decker, son of a devoted mother and a reckless, largely absent father, survives an accident that otherwise tears h…

185. Mastery by Robert Greene

Around the globe, people are facing the same problem — that we are born as individuals but are forced to conform to the rules of society if we want to succeed. To see our uniquenes…

186. Bitch Planet #8 byKelly Sue DeConnick and Kelly DeConnick

187. The Everything Store by Brad Stone

**Winner of the 2013 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award** Though Amazon.com started off delivering books through the mail, its visionary founder, Jef…

188. Humble Inquiry by Edgar H. Schein and Edgar H Schein

From one of the true giants in organizational development, career development and organizational psychology comes a simple and effective technique for building more positive relati…

189. Year Zero by Rob Reid

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An alien advance party was suddenly nosing around my planet. Worse, they were lawyering up. . . . In the hilarious tradition of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to …

190. Laika by Nick Abadzis

Blending fact and fiction, the amazing story of an abandoned puppy from Moscow who grew to be a Russian space program pioneer as Earth’s first space traveler is presented in comic-…

191. The Facebook Effect by David Kirkpatrick

An insider’s history of the online social network traces the collaborations and conflicts among its founders, the personalities that shaped its development, and the ways in which t…

192. The Information by James Gleick

“A thoughtful and provocative exploration of the big ideas of the modern era: information, communication, and information theory.” — cover.

193. David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

David and Goliath is the dazzling and provocative new book from Malcolm Gladwell, no.1 bestselling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers and What the Dog Saw Why do underdog…

194. Lying by Sam Harris

Identifies how the human willingness to lie is behind most acts of betrayal, fraud, and corruption, arguing that radical societal improvements can be enabled by merely telling the …

195. The Invisibility Cloak byGe Fei

An NYRB Classics Original The hero of The Invisibility Cloak lives in contemporary Beijing — where everyone is doing their best to hustle up the ladder of success while shouldering a…

196. The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore

Traces the lives of two boys with the same name born a year apart in the same community, describing how the author grew up to be a Rhodes Scholar, White House Fellow, and business …

197. The Future of Nostalgia by Svetlana Boym

Combining personal memoir, philosophical essay, and historical analysis, Svetlana Boym explores the spaces of collective nostalgia that connect national biography and personal self…

198. Product Design for the Web by Randy J. Hunt

Web designers are no longer just web designers. To create a successful web product that’s as large as Etsy, Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest–or even as small as a tiny app–you need …

199. Captivology by Ben Parr

The former editor of Mashable and cofounder of DominateFund examines the psychological phenomena that captivate our attention — and how we can leverage them to draw and retain attent…

200. Presence by Amy Cuddy

Have you ever left a nerve-racking challenge and immediately wished for a do over? Maybe after a job interview, a performance, or a difficult conversation? The very moments that re…

201. Waking Up by Sam Harris

For the millions of Americans who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harris’s latest New York Times bestseller is a guide to meditation as a rational practice informed by neur…

202. How to Use Graphic Design to Sell Things, Explain Things, Make Things Look Better, Make People Laugh, Make Peo… by Michael Bierut

A monograph, manual and manifesto by one of the world’s leading graphic designers. Protégé of design legend Massimo Vignelli and partner in the New York office of the international…

203. The Wisdom of Insecurity by Alan W. Watts and Alan Watts

An exploration of man’s quest for psychological security and spiritual certainty in religion and philosophy. From the Trade Paperback edition.

204. The Magicians by Lev Grossman

The New York Times bestselling novel about a young man practicing magic in the real world, now an original series on Syfy “The Magicians is to Harry Potter as a shot of Irish whisk…

205. The Crossroads of Should and Must by Elle Luna

Who hasn’t asked the question “How can I find and follow my true calling?” Elle Luna frames this moment as “standing at the crossroads of Should and Must.” “Should” is what we feel…

206. The Art of Fielding byChad Harbach

At Westish College, a small school on the shore of Lake Michigan, baseball star Henry Skrimshander seems destined for big league stardom. But when a routine throw goes disastrously…

207. How Will You Measure Your Life? by Clayton M. Christensen and James Allworth

From the world’s leading thinker on innovation and New York Times bestselling author of The Innovator’s Dilemma, Clayton M. Christensen, comes an unconventional book of inspiration…

208. Digital Fortress by Dan Brown

When the National Security Agency’s invincible code-breaking machine encounters a mysterious code it cannot break, the agency calls in its head cryptographer, Susan Fletcher, a bri…

209. Kern and Burn by Tim Hoover and Jessica Karle Heltzel

Kern and Burn: Conversations With Design Entrepreneurs is a beautiful two-color book that features candid conversations with 30 leading designers who have founded startups, …

210. The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances by The Oatmeal and Matthew Inman

This is not just a book about running. It’s a book about cupcakes. It’s a book about suffering. It’s a book about gluttony, vanity, bliss, electrical storms, ranch dressing, and Go…

211. Web Animation Using JavaScript by Julian Shapiro

We’ve come a long way since the days of flashing banner ads and scrolling news tickers. Today, the stunning motion design of iOS and Android dramatically improves a user’s experien…

212. How to Read a Book by Mortimer J. Adler and Charles Van Doren

Analyzes the art of reading and suggests ways to approach literary works, offering techniques for reading in specific literary genres ranging from fiction, poetry, and plays to sci…

213. Competing Against Luck by Karen Dillon and Taddy Hall

The foremost authority on innovation and growth presents a path-breaking book every company needs to transform innovation from a game of chance to one in which they develop product…

214. Scale by Geoffrey West

The former head of the Sante Fe Institute, visionary physicist Geoffrey West is a pioneer in the field of complexity science, the science of emergent systems and networks. The term…

215. Children of the New World by Alexander Weinstein

216. Global Warming Primer by Jeffrey Bennett

Is human-induced global warming a real threat to our future? Most people will express an opinion on this question, but relatively few can back their opinions with solid evidence. M…

217. Upheavals of Thought by Martha C. Nussbaum

A philosophical examination of the emotions as highly discriminating responses to what is of value.

218. Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer

A monumental new novel from the bestselling author of Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close In the book of Genesis, when God calls out, “Abraham!” to or…

219. The Choice by Russell D. Roberts

Through the use of allegory and satire, this text provides an exposition of the law of comparative advantage, an economic law applicable to all trading nations. In the fable, the g…

220. Swing Time by Zadie Smith

An ambitious, exuberant new novel moving from north west London to West Africa, from the multi-award-winning author of White Teeth and On Beauty Two brown girls dream of being danc…

221. Gut by Giulia Enders

Our gut is almost as important to us as our brain and yet we know very little about how it works.Gut: The Inside Story is an entertaining, informative tour of the digestive system …

222. Zero K by Don DeLillo

The wisest, richest, funniest, and most moving novel in years from Don DeLillo, one of the great American novelists of our time — an ode to language, at the heart of our humanity, a …

223. The Most Important Thing by Howard Marks

This book explains the keys to successful investment and the pitfalls that can destroy capital or ruin a career. Utilizing passages from his memos to illustrate his ideas, Marks te…

224. The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera

A tale of two couples — Tomas and Teresa, and Sabina and Gerhart — as they struggle with their identities, complex relationships with each other, and the feelings about the political…

225. Make It So by Nathan Shedroff and Christopher Noessel

Many designers enjoy the interfaces seen in science fiction films and television shows. Freed from the rigorous constraints of designing for real users, sci-fi production designers…

226. Animal Farm by George Orwell

Tired of their servitude to man, a group of farm animals revolt and establish their own society, only to be betrayed into worse servitude by their leaders, the pigs, whose slogan b…

227. Leading by Michael Moritz and Alex Ferguson

What does it take to lead a team to world-class success over a sustained period of time? Sir Alex Ferguson is one of the few leaders who truly knows. In his 38 years in management,…

228. Dreamland by Sam Quinones

Winner of the NBCC Award for General Nonfiction Named on Amazon’s Best Books of the Year 2015 — Michael Botticelli, U.S. Drug Czar (Politico) Favorite Book of the Year — Angus Deaton…

229. The Big Con by David Maurer

Shares insights from confidence men and swindlers on the schemes they used to cheat their victims.

230. Dead Wake by Erik Larson

#1 New York Times Bestseller From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania On May 1, 1915, with WWI ent…

231. The Namesake byJhumpa Lahiri and Mira Nair

Jhumpa Lahiri’s Interpreter of Maladies established this young writer as one the most brilliant of her generation. Her stories are one of the very few debut works — and only a han…

232. Backwards and in Heels byAlicia Malone

Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Watson, Mila Kunis, Emmy Rossum, Jessica Chastain and Lena Dunham are only a few of the thousands of women in the film industry being discriminated against …

233. Hollywood Economics by Arthur De Vany and Arthur S. De Vany

Just how risky is the movie industry? Is screenwriter William Goldman’s claim that “nobody knows anything” really true? Can a star and a big opening change a movie’s risks and retu…

234. Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

“Armageddon only happens once, you know. They don’t let you go around again until you get it right.” According to the Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch — the worl…

235. The Captain Class by Sam Walker

The founding editor of The Wall Street Journal’s sports section profiles the greatest teams in history and identifies the counterintuitive leadership qualities of the unconventiona…

236. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil Degrasse Tyson

The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist. What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit with…

237. Money and Soccer by Stefan Szymanski

“Why Chievo Verona, Unterhaching, and Scunthorpe United will never win the Champions League, why Manchester City, Roma, and Paris St. Germain can, and why Real madrid, Bayern Munic…

238. I Contain Multitudes by Ed Yong

New York Times BestsellerNew York Times Notable Book of 2016Publishers Weekly Best Book of the…

239. How Soccer Explains the World byFranklin Foer

Provides an analysis of the sport’s reflection of history as well as its modern influence and identifies commonalities between tribalism and globalization, explaining how such fact…

240. Turning Pro by Steven Pressfield

The follow-up to his bestseller The War of Art, Turning Pro navigates the passage from the amateur life to a professional practice. “You don’t need to take a course or buy a produc…

241. The Plot Thickens by Noah Lukeman

A guide to the art of storytelling explains how to use such elements as characterization, suspense, and conflict as a part of successful plot development.

242. A Walk in the Woods byBill Bryson

God only knows what possessed Bill Bryson, a reluctant adventurer if ever there was one, to undertake a gruelling hike along the world’s longest continuous footpath — The Appalachian…

243. Understanding Michael Porter by Joan Magretta

Competitive advantage. The value chain. Five forces. Industry structure. Differentiation. Relative cost. If you want to understand how companies achieve and sustain competitive suc…

244. The Story of a New Name byElena Ferrante

The second book, following last year’s My Brilliant Friend, featuring the two friends Lila and Elena. The two protagonists are now in their twenties. Marriage appears to have impri…

245. The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs by Carmine Gallo

The Wall Street Journal Bestseller! Updated to include Steve Jobs’s iPad and iPad2 launch presentations “The Presentation Secrets of Stev…

246. The Small Army Strategy by Srinivas Rao

We’ve entered a fierce battle for attention. You won’t be the next Tim Ferriss, Seth Godin or Chris Brogan. The world doesn’t need more copycats. It needs you to be you. The only w…

247. Blockbusters by Anita Elberse

What’s behind the phenomenal success of entertainment businesses such as Warner Bros., Marvel Enterprises, and MGM — along with such stars as Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, and LeBron James? Wh…

248. Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer

The blockbuster phenomenon that charts an amazing journey of the mind while revolutionizing our concept of memory. An instant bestseller that is poised to become a classic, Moonwal…

249. Writing Tools byRoy Peter Clark

One of America’s most influential writing teachers offers a toolbox from which writers of all kinds can draw practical inspiration. “Writing is a craft you can learn,” says Roy Pet…

250. Cabin Porn byZach Klein and Steven Leckart

Rural escapes for those yearning for a simpler existence, by the creators of the wildly popular tumblr Cabin Porn. Created by a group of friends who preserve 55 acres of hidden for…

251. The Song Machine byJohn Seabrook

One night in the early 1990s, a young Swedish music producer put a demo tape into the cassette deck of his Nissan Micra to listen to on his drive home. Before he got there, Denniz …

252. Open City by Teju Cole

A New York Times Notable Book • One of the ten top novels of the year — Time and NPR NAMED A BEST BOOK ON MORE THAN TWENTY END-OF-THE-YEAR LISTS, INCLUDING The New Yorker • The Atla…

253. The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt

Presents a groundbreaking investigation into the origins of morality at the core of religion and politics, offering scholarly insight into the motivations behind cultural clashes t…

254. A Guide to Writing as an Engineer by David F. Beer and David A. Mcmurrey

Written for engineers, this book provides more than technical know-how and focuses on how to be an effective communicator. This new edition helps to eliminate the glitches that tri…

255. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

A young adult edition of the bestseller documents the story of how Louis Zamperini, a juvenile delinquent-turned-Olympic athlete and World War II pilot, crashed into the ocean and …

256. The Rare Find by George Anders

One of the nation’s biggest music labels briefly signed Taylor Swift to a contract but let her go because she didn’t seem worth more than $15,000 a year. At least four book publish…

257. Grouped by Paul Adams

The web is undergoing a fundamental change. It is moving away from its current structure of documents and pages linked together, and towards a new structure that is built around pe…

258. HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Managing People by Harvard Business Review and Daniel Goleman

Managing people is fraught with challenges — even if you’re a seasoned manager. Here’s how to handle them. If you read nothing else on managing people, read these 10 articles (featur…

259. Defining Marriage by Matthew Baume and Matt Baume

Only a few years ago, marriage was defined as an exclusive club for heterosexuals only. Today, it has expanded to welcome gay and lesbian couples across the entire United States…

260. The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff and Ernest Howard Shepard

Winnie-the-Pooh is ‘The Bear for all Ages’, and now he’s more fun than ever before. Join in The Tao of Pooh! Winnie-the-Pooh has a certain way about him, a way of doing things that…

261. Keep Mars Weird by Neal Pollack

Several hundred years in the future, a depopulated Earth has become a tolerant, progressive paradise. What could be better — or duller? Meanwhile, Mars is home to New Austi…

262. Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam Grant and Adam M. Grant

The #1 New York Times bestseller that examines how people can champion new ideas — and how leaders can fight groupthink, from the author of Give and Take…

263. Start Something That Matters by Blake Mycoskie

In 2006, while travelling in Argentina, young entrepreneur Blake Mycoskie encountered children too poor to afford shoes, who developed injuries on their feet that often led to seri…

264. When You Are Engulfed in Flames byDavid Sedaris

“David Sedaris’s ability to transform the mortification of everyday life into wildly entertaining art,” (The Christian Science Monitor) is elevated to wilder and more entertaining …

265. Hacking Your Education by Dale J. Stephens

It’s no secret that college doesn’t prepare students for the real world. Student loan debt recently eclipsed credit card debt for the first time in history and now tops one trillio…

266. The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster and Maurice Sendak

“I read [The Phantom Tollbooth] first when I was 10. I still have the book report I wrote, which began ‘This is the best book ever.’” — Anna Quindlen, The New York Times “A classic….

267. Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

The only novel ever to win the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke Awards and the first book in Ann Leckie’s New York Times bestselling trilogy. On a remote, icy planet, the soldier…

268. The Launch Pad by Randall Stross

Number of teams that applied to Y Combinator’s summer 2011 batch: 2,089 Teams interviewed: 170 Minutes per interview: 10 Teams accepted and funded: 64 Months to build a viable star…

269. The Surrender Experiment by Michael A. Singer

The Surrender Experiment is now a New York Times bestseller! From the author of the New York Times #1 bestseller The Untethered Soul comes the astonishing true-life story about wha…

270. Startup Communities by Brad Feld

An essential guide to building supportive entrepreneurial communities “Startup communities” are popping up everywhere, from cities like Boulder to Boston and even in countries such…

271. Chase, Chance, and Creativity by James H. Austin

This first book by the author of Zen and the Brain examines the role of chance in the creative process. James Austin tells a personal story of the ways in which persistence, chance…

272. The Journal of Best Practices by David Finch

The warm and hilarious bestselling memoir by a man diagnosed with Asperger syndrome who sets out to save his marriage At some point in nearly every marriage, a wife finds herself a…

273. And Then There’s This by Bill Wasik

An exploration of the new “viral” culture of news-making that relies upon bloggers breaking and spreading stories, fresh gossip, scandals, and crises, instead of the media giants o…

274. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Greece in the age of Heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the kingdom of Phthia. Here he is nobody, just another unwanted boy living in the shadow of King…

275. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig and Robert Pirsig

Acclaimed as one of the most exciting books in the history of American letters, this modern epic became an instant bestseller upon publication in 1974, transforming a generation an…

276. Well-Designed by Jon Kolko

“A new way to create-and then disrupt Industry disruption is no longer isolated to a unique product or service. Today’s consumer needs engagement in order to be swayed to interact,…

277. Pre-Suasion by Robert Cialdini and Robert Cialdini Ph.d.

“Best Business Books of 2016” — Financial Times Inc.com’s Geoffrey James Names Pre-Suasion Best Sales and Marketing Book of 2016 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSE…

278. Mother Night byKurt Vonnegut

Mother Night is a daring challenge to our moral sense. American Howard W. Campbell, Jr., a spy during World War II, is now on trial in Israel as a Nazi war criminal. But is he real…

279. Anathem by Neal Stephenson

Erasmas, ‘Raz’, is a young avout living in the Concent, a sanctuary for mathematicians, scientists, and philosophers. Three times during history’s darkest epochs, violence has inva…

280. Scaling Lean by Ash Maurya

Is your “big idea” worth pursuing? What if you could test your business model earlier in the process — before you’ve expended valuable time and resources? You’ve talked to customers….

281. Wool byHugh Howey and Jimmy Palmiotti

In a future toxic landscape, a community that lives in an underground silo is rocked by the desire of Sheriff Holston, who has upheld the group’s rules for years, to go outside, se…

282. High-tech Ventures by John E. Mcnamara and C. Gordon Bell

High-Tech Ventures is for those who design, build, and market innovative products — people who are creating the high-tech world of the future. More specifically it is for all engine…

283. The Rise of the Meritocracy (Classics in Organization and Management Series) by Michael Young and Michael Dunlop Young

Michael Young has christened the oligarchy of the future “Meritocracy.” Indeed, the word is now part of the English language. It would appear that the formula: IQ+Effort=Merit may …

284. Billy Martin by Bill Pennington

A New York Times bestseller “Enormously entertaining . . . Explores the question of whether a baseball lifer can actually be a tragic figure in the classic sense — a man destroyed by…

285. Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow

A New York Times Bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton! Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilto…

286. The Power Broker by Robert A. Caro

Moses is pictured as idealist reformer and political manipulator as his rise to power and eventual domination of New York State politics is documented

287. The Utopia of Rules by David Graeber

From the author of the international bestseller Debt: The First 5,000 Years comes a revelatory account of the way bureaucracy rules our lives Where does the desire for endless rule…

288. Krakatoa by Simon Winchester

Simon Winchester, New York Times bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman, examines the legendary annihilation in 1883 of the volcano-island of Krakatoa, which was follow…

289. The Upstarts by Brad Stone

The world is changing right before our eyes. Technology has escaped the confines of our computers and mobile devices and has oozed into the real world. We now press a button and su…

290. Reamde by Neal Stephenson

Across the globe, millions of computer screens flicker with the artfully coded world of T’Rain — an addictive internet role-playing game of fantasy and adventure. But backstreet ha…

291. The PayPal Wars by Eric M. Jackson

When PayPal launched its online payment service and set out to overhaul global currency markets it successfully weathered the dot-com bust and a fierce competitive struggle with th…

292. CSS Secrets by Lea Verou

In this practical guide, CSS expert Lea Verou provides 47 undocumented techniques and tips to help intermediate-to advanced CSS developers devise elegant solutions to a wide range …

293. The Ghost Brigades by John Scalzi

The Ghost Brigades are the Special Forces of the Colonial Defense Forces, elite troops created from the DNA of the dead and turned into the perfect soldiers for the CDF’s toughest …

294. The Road by Cormac McCarthy and Joe Penhall

‘The first great masterpiece of the globally warmed generation. Here is an American classic which, at a stroke, makes McCarthy a contender for the Nobel Prize for Literature’ Andre…

295. Missoula by Jon Krakauer

From bestselling author Jon Krakauer, a stark, powerful, meticulously reported narrative about a series of sexual assaults at the University of Montana ­ — stories that illuminate t…

296. To Mock a Mocking Bird by Raymond M. Smullyan

In this entertaining and challenging new collection of logic puzzles, Raymond Smullyan — author of What Is the Name of This Book? And The Lady or the Tiger? — continues to delight and …

297. Purity by Jonathan Franzen

A magnum opus for our morally complex times from the author of Freedom Young Pip Tyler doesn’t know who she is. She knows that her real name is Purity, that she’s saddled with $130…

298. The Status Syndrome by Michael Marmot

Based on decades of his own research, a pioneering epidemiologist reveals the surprising factors behind who lives longer and why You probably didn’t realize that when you graduated…

299. Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed

Collects top-selected postings on life and relationships from The Rumpus’ popular “Dear Sugar” online column, sharing recommendations on everything from infidelity and grief to mar…

300. Home Game by Michael Lewis

A book that explores the difference between the idea of fatherhood and a man’s actual experience of it. When he became a father, Michael Lewis found himself…

301. The City Out My Window by Matteo Pericoli

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

302. Towers of Midnight by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson

Since its debut in 1990, The Wheel of Time® by Robert Jordan has captivated millions of readers around the globe with its scope, originality, and compelling characters. The Wheel o…

303. The Sense of Style by Steven Pinker

“Charming and erudite . . . The wit and insight and clarity he brings . . . is what makes this book such a gem.” — Time.com Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it be…

304. Norwegian Wood (Vintage International) by Haruki Murakami and Jay Rubin

First American Publication This stunning and elegiac novel by the author of the internationally acclaimed Wind-Up Bird Chronicle has sold over 4 million copies in Japan and is now …

305. Study of Counterpoint by Johann Joseph Fux

The most celebrated book on counterpoint is Fux’s great theoretical work GRADUS AD PARNASSUM. Since its appearance in 1725, it has been used by and has directly influenced the work…

306. IWoz by Steve Wozniak and Gina Smith

The mastermind behind Apple steps forward to tell his story for the first time. From the invention of the first personal computer to the rise of Apple as an industry giant, “iWoz” …

307. Disrupted by Dan Lyons

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Disrupted by Dan Lyons is the best book about Silicon Valley today.” — -Los Angeles Times “Wildly entertaining.” — -Ashlee Vance, New York Times-be…

308. The Four Steps to the Epiphany by Steve Blank and Steven Gary Blank

The bestselling classic that launched 10,000 startups and new corporate ventures — The Four Steps to the Epiphany is one of the most influential and practical business books of all…

309. The Sisters Brothers by Patrick Dewitt

Shortlisted for the Booker Prize Hermann Kermit Warm is going to die. The enigmatic and powerful man known only as the Commodore has ordered it, and his henchmen, Eli and Charlie S…

310. Sleep Smarter by Shawn Stevenson

Sleep Smarter is a fun and entertaining look at how sleep impacts your mind, body, and performance, without skimping on the “how to’s” to get the sleep you really deserve. Whether …

311. The Skies Belong to Us by Brendan I. Koerner

Documents the 1972 story behind the longest-distance hijacking in U.S. history, tracing the events of the hijacking against a backdrop of civil unrest and the skyjacking wave of th…

312. Hitchcock by Francois Truffaut and Helen G. Scott

One is ravished by the density of insights into cinematic questions….Truffaut performed a tour de force of tact in getting this ordinarily guarded man to open up as he had never …

313. The Element by Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica

A New York Times-bestselling breakthrough book about talent, passion, and achievement from the one of the world’s leading thinkers on creativity and self-fulfillment. The Element i…

314. The Attention Merchants by Tim Wu

From Tim Wu, author of the award-winning The Master Switch ( a New Yorker and Fortune Book of the Year) and who coined the term “net neutrality” — a revelator…

315. The Real Romney by Scott Helman and Michael Kranish

Mitt Romney has masterfully positioned himself as the front-runner for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. Even though he’s become a household name, the former Massachuset…

316. The Master Switch by Tim Wu

A history of the industrial wars behind the rise and fall of the 20th century’s leading information empires traces how such giants as Hollywood, the broadcast networks and AT&T int…

317. The Greatest Show on Earth by Richard Dawkins

Charles Darwin’s masterpiece, On the Origin of Species, shook society to its core on publication in 1859. Darwin was only too aware of the storm his theory of evolution would provo…

318. Why Information Grows by Cesar Hidalgo

What is economic growth? And why, historically, has it occurred in only a few places? Previous efforts to answer these questions have focused on institutions, geography, finances, …

319. What Customers Want by Anthony Ulwick

A world-renowned innovation guru explains practices that result in breakthrough innovations “Ulwick’s outcome-driven programs bring discipline and predictability t…

320. The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing by Al Ries and Jack Trout

Ries and Trout share their rules for certain successes in the world of marketing. Combining a wide-ranging historical overview with a keen eye for the future, the authors bring to …

321. Finding Meaning with Charles by Janet Edmunson

Wonderful resource for caregivers, Hospice volunteers and staff, includes guides for: dealing with doctors, telling friends and family, learning more about the disease, and helping…

322. Nobody Is Ever Missing by Catherine Lacey

Without telling her family, Elyria takes a one-way flight to New Zealand, abruptly leaving her stable but unfulfilling life in Manhattan. As her husband scrambles to figure out wha…

323. Javascript by Douglas Crockford

Most programming languages contain good and bad parts, but JavaScript has more than its share of the bad, having been developed and released in a hurry before it could be r…

324. Black Panther by Ta-Nehisi Coates and Brian Stelfreeze

A new era begins for the Black Panther! MacArthur Genius and National Book Award-winning writer T-Nehisi Coates (BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME) takes the helm, confronting T’Challa with…

325. Management Information Systems by Effy Oz

With a clear emphasis on the business and management elements of information technology, Management Information Systems, Sixth Edition continues to be the ideal resource for upper-…

326. Brain Rules by John Medina

In Brain Rules, Dr. John Medina, a molecular biologist, shares his lifelong interest in how the brain sciences might influence the way we teach our children and the way we work. In…

327. Superdistribution by Brad J. Cox

This book answers one of the most perplexing questions of the information-age economy: Now that object-oriented technologies ranging from programming languages to graphical user in…

328. Drive by Daniel H. Pink

Forget everything you thought you knew about how to motivate people — at work, at school, at home. It’s wrong. As Daniel H. Pink (author of To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth Abo…

329. The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking by Michael Starbird and Edward B. Burger

The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking presents practical, lively, and inspiring ways for you to become more successful through better thinking. The idea is simple: You can learn how…

330. Back of The Napkin: Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures by Dan Roam

This original book provides a whole new way of looking at business problems and ideas. Dan Roam demonstrates how thinking with pictures can help you discover and develop new ideas,…

331. Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

A gleeful and exhilarating tale of global conspiracy, complex code-breaking, high-tech data visualization, young love, rollicking adventure, and the secret to eternal life — mostly s…

332. Love Does by Donald Miller and Bob Goff

Recounts lessons the author learned through taking on challenging and unique opportunities, offering commentary on the inherent compatibility of adventure and the Christian life as…

333. Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie and François Rivière

Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but by the morning it is one passenger f…

334. Poetry Notebook by Clive James

“Clive James is more or less the only living poet who manages to be both entertaining and moving.” ―Edward Mendelson, Columbia UniversityClive James is o…

335. Rich20Something by Daniel Dipiazza

The Only Guide You Need to Stop Wasting Your Potential and Create a Kickass Career You Care About Daniel DiPiazza, the young founder of the massively popular Rich20Something.com, w…

336. Atlas Obscura by Ella Morton and Dylan Thuras

It’s time to get off the beaten path. Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura celebrates over 700 of the strangest and most curious places in the world….

337. Maximize Your Potential by Jocelyn K. Glei and 99U

Presents twenty-one essays from leading innovative minds that offer advice on crafting a successful career by building valuable relationships, taking risks, and cultivating creativ…

338. Manage Your Day-to-Day by Jocelyn K. Glei and 99U

Offers insights on ways to meet the challenges of the workplace by building a daily routine and finding focus amid chaos.

339. The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

To make the journey into the Now we will need to leave our analytical mind and its false created self, the ego, behind. From the very first page of Eckhart Tolle’s extraordinary bo…

340. Little Bets by Peter Sims

Lays out strategies for harnessing one’s creativity for greater success, drawing on the wisdom of more than two hundred creative thinkers, including Steve Jobs and Chris Rock.

341. The Myths of Innovation by Scott Berkun

In this new paperback edition of the classic bestseller, you’ll be taken on a hilarious, fast-paced ride through the history of ideas. Author Scott Berkun will show you how to tran…

342. The Wire by Rafael Alvarez

Welcome to the critically acclaimed HBO drama series The Wire, hailed as “the best show on television, period” by the San Francisco Chronicle. The New York Times calls it “a vital …

343. Ender’s Game (The Ender Quintet) by Orson Scott Card

The worldwide bestseller, Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card comes to the screen at last in a major motion picture event in November 2013. Starring Hugo’s Asa Butterfield, Harrison F…

344. Business Adventures by John Brooks

“Business Adventures remains the best business book I’ve ever read.” — Bill Gates, The Wall Street Journal What do the $350 million Ford Motor Company disaster known as the Edsel, t…

345. No One Left to Lie To by Christopher Hitchens

In No One Left to Lie To, a New York Times bestseller, Christopher Hitchens casts an unflinching eye on Bill Clinton and his presidency and offers a searing indictment of a preside…

346. Collapse by Jared Diamond and Jared M. Diamond

In Jared Diamond’s follow-up to the Pulitzer-Prize winning Guns, Germs and Steel, the author explores how climate change, the population explosion and political discord …

347. The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

A slipcased hardback edition of Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s bestselling masterpiece, with the original first Penguin edition artwork.What have the invention of the wheel, Pompeii, the …

348. Stick and Rudder by Wolfgang Langewiesche and Leighton Holden Collins

WHAT’S IN STICK AND RUDDER: The invisible secret of all heavier-than-air flight: the Angle of Attack. What it is, and why it can’t be seen. How lift is made, and what the pilot has…

349. Ficciones by Jorge Luis Borges

“Borges’s composed, carefully wrought, gnarled style is at once the means of his art and its object — his way of ordering and giving meaning to the bizarre and terrifying world he cr…

350. DIY, Dammit! by Joselyn Hughes

Doing it yourself always seems so simple. Only 3 steps! Just 5 supplies! Less than 30 minutes! Yeah right. The truth is, craftin’ ain’t easy. But it also doesn’t have to be an exas…

351. The Red Queen by Matt Ridley

Sex is as fascinating to scientists as it is to the rest of us. A vast pool of knowledge, therefore, has been gleaned from research into the nature of sex, from the contentious pro…

352. Beyond Entrepreneurship by James Charles Collins and James Collins

If you head a small to mid-sized enterprise or one within a larger firm, here is a remarkable book that can help you build an extraordinary organization capable of long-term health…

353. The Bitter Taste of Dying by Jason Smith and Jason Elisha Smith

In his first book, author Jason Smith explores the depravity and desperation required to maintain an opiate addiction so fierce, he finds himself jumping continents to avoid jail t…

354. Managing Oneself by Peter Ferdinand Drucker and Peter F. Drucker

We live in an age of unprecedented opportunity: with ambition, drive, and talent, you can rise to the top of your chosen profession regardless of where you started out. But with op…

355. Joy at Work by Dennis Bakke

Imagine a company where people love coming to work and are highly productive on a daily basis. Imagine a company whose top executives, in a quest to create the most “fun” workplace…

356. Perennial Seller by Ryan Holiday

Bestselling author and marketing strategist Ryan Holiday reveals to creatives of all stripes — authors, entrepreneurs, musicians, filmmakers, fine artists — how a classic wor…

357. Secrets of Closing the Sale by Zig Ziglar

A primer on the art of persuasion outlines techniques for using imagination effectively, projecting warmth and integrity, instilling confidence, overcoming common obstacles, and in…

358. Alpha Dogs by James Harding

Alpha Dogs is the story of the men from an enormously influential campaign business called Sawyer Miller who served as backroom strategists on every presidential contest from Richa…

359. The Great Convergence by Richard Baldwin

From 1820 to 1990 the share of world income going to today’s wealthy nations soared from 20% to 70%. That share has recently plummeted. Richard Baldwin shows how the combination of…

360. 100 Plus by Sonia Arrison

Humanity is on the cusp of an exciting longevity revolution. The first person to live to 150 years has probably already been born. What will your life look like when you live to be…

361. Race Against the Machine by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee

Examines how information technologies are affecting jobs, skills, wages, and the economy.

362. Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty

The main driver of inequality — returns on capital that exceed the rate of economic growth — is again threatening to generate extreme discontent and undermine democratic values. Thom…

363. Team of Teams by Stanley A. McChrystal and Chris Fussell

“When General Stanley McChrystal took command of the Joint Special Operations Task Force in 2004, he quickly realized that conventional military tactics were failing. Al Qaeda in I…

364. Napoleon by Andrew Roberts

Draws on the recent publication of Napoleon’s thousands of letters to share new insights into his character, motivations, and relationships.

365. The Road to Recognition by Seth Price and Barry Feldman

Ready to reap the rewards of recognition? You own a brand. Its name is your name. You need to take ownership of it and earn recognition as an expert in your field. There’s no simpl…

366. The Ocean of Life by Callum Roberts

In this revelatory book, Callum Roberts uses his lifetime’s experience working with the oceans to show why they are the most mysterious places on earth, their depths still largely …

367. Radical Self Love by Gala Darling

Have you ever dreamed of a life full of laughter, love and sequins… But felt totally clueless about how to make it happen? You’re not alone. I spent years in soul-sucking jobs, b…

368. Everyday Technology by David Arnold

In 1909 Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, on his way back to South Africa from London, wrote his now celebrated tract Hind Swaraj, laying out his vision for the future of India and famou…

369. Radical Focus by Christina Wodtke and Christina R Wodtke

How do you inspire a diverse team to work together, going all out in pursuit of a single, challenging goal? How do you get your team to commit to bold goals? How do you stay motiva…

370. Judging a Book by Its Lover by Lauren Leto

“Leto is as funny as she is well-read; a delight for bibliophiles and wannabes alike.” — Wylie Overstreet, author of The History of the World According to Facebook Lauren Leto, humo…

371. The Miniature Book of Miniature Golf by Mike Vago

The perfect golfing gift: A book that is a complete, working 9-hole miniature golf course, with miniature golf balls and putter included. The first book you can play through. The b…

372. The Unwinding by George Packer

Just over a decade into the new millennium, America is beset by a sense of crisis. The seismic shifts that occurred in the space of a generation have created a country of winners a…

373. The Mom Test by Rob Fitzpatrick

The Mom Test is a quick, practical guide that will save you time, money, and heartbreak. They say you shouldn’t ask your mom whether your business is a good idea, because she loves…

374. How to Win at the Sport of Business by Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban shares his wealth of experience and business savvy in his first published book, HOW TO WIN AT THE SPORT OF BUSINESS. “It’s New Year’s resolution time, and Mark Cuban’s n…

375. An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield

As Commander of the International Space Station, Chris Hadfield captivated the world with stunning photos and commentary from space. Now, in his first book, Chris offers readers ex…

376. Age of Context by Robert Scoble and Shel Israel

In 2006, co-authors Robert Scoble and Shel Israel wrote Naked Conversations, a book that persuaded businesses to embrace what we now call social media. Six years later they have te…

377. Dance Dance Dance by Haruki Murakami

High-class call girls billed to Mastercard. A psychic 13-year-old dropout with a passion for Talking Heads. A hunky matinee idol doomed to play dentists and teachers. A one-armed b…

378. Peak by Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool

From the world’s reigning expert on expertise comes a powerful new approach to mastering almost any skill. Have you ever wanted to learn a language or pick up an instrument, only t…

379. Wired for Story byLisa Cron

“This guide reveals how writers can take advantage of the brain’s hard-wired responses to story to captivate their readers’ minds through each plot element” — Provided by publisher.

380. Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen

With classic simplicity and a painter’s feeling for atmosphere and detail, Isak Dinesen tells of the years she spent from 1914 to 1931 managing a coffee plantation in Kenya. From t…

381. Designing Bots by Amir Shevat

From Alexa to Siri and from Slack bots to SMS and email bots, we rely more and more on software-driven conversational apps. In this practical guide, author Amir Shevat show…

382. Do Disrupt by Mark Shayler

This book is about disruption. About doing things differently. About having ideas that will change the world. That will at least change your world. It’s also about delivering those…

383. Capturing Community by Michael Silverman

By participating in online business communities you break through the media clutter and engage your target market on a personal level. Or you can build a tangible business asset by…

384. Taipei by Tao Lin

A Slate Best Book of the Year From one of this generation’s most talked about and enigmatic writers comes a deeply personal, powerful, and moving novel about family, relationships,…

385. Building Data Science Teams by DJ Patil

As data science evolves to become a business necessity, the importance of assembling a strong and innovative data teams grows. In this in-depth report, data scientist DJ Patil expl…

386. Shabbos Kitchen bySimcha Bunim Cohen and S. Coheh

This book is a guide to the preparation of food and other kitchen activities on Shabbbos. This sefer focuses on the thirty-nine ‘Avos Melachos’ (and their Rabbinic extensions) that…

387. Bear byMarian Engel

A lonely woman journeys toward inner freedom and strengths and a sense of communion with all living creatures

388. Tapworthy by Josh Clark

So you’ve got an idea for an iPhone app — along with everyone else on the planet. Set your app apart with elegant design, efficient usability, and a healthy dose of personality. T…

389. Rich On Paper Poor On Life by Philip McKernan

We live in a world that works tirelessly to assimilate us to be “normal”. This collective pressure has the ability to dampen our spirit and give up the dreams we have in our souls …

390. Robocat Stops Crime (Houghton Mifflin Leveled Readers) byAndrew Clements and Houghton, Mifflin And Company

Childrens Reading Book.

391. Becoming a Supple Leopard 2nd Edition byGlen Cordoza and Kelly Starrett

Updated and expanded with more than 80 pages of new content! Improve your athletic performance, extend your athletic career, treat stiffness and achy joints, and prevent and rehabi…

392. Networks, Crowds, and Markets by David Easley and Jon Kleinberg

Are all film stars linked to Kevin Bacon? Why do the stock markets rise and fall sharply on the strength of a vague rumour? How does gossip spread so quickly? Are we all related th…

393. How to Make a Spaceship by Julian Guthrie

A New York Times bestseller! The historic race that reawakened the promise of manned spaceflight Alone in a Spartan black cockpit, test pilot Mike Melvill rocketed toward space. He…

394. Behave by Robert M. Sapolsky

Why do we do the things we do? Over a decade in the making, this game-changing book is Robert Sapolsky’s genre-shattering attempt to answer that question as fully as perhaps only h…

395. The Web Designer’s Idea Book by Patrick McNeil

Inspiring Web Design at a Glance The Web Designer’s Idea Book includes more than 700 websites arranged thematically, so you can find inspiration for layout, color, style and more. …

396. An Introduction to General Systems Thinking by Gerald Weinberg and Gerald M. Weinberg

Sharpen Your Thinking with Weinberg’s Systems Thinking Classic For more than twenty-five years, An Introduction to General Systems Thinking has been hailed as an innovative introdu…

397. Wear Sunscreen by Mary Schmich

“What she wrote was funny and wise and charming, so I would have been proud had the words been mine.” — Kurt Vonnegut, New York Times Wear Sunscreen, now a hit video on YouTube.com,…

398. Make Space byScott Doorley and Scott Witthoft

“If you are determined to encourage creativity and provide a collaborative environment that will bring out the best in people, you will want this book by your side at a…

399. The Fatal Shore by Robert Hughes

Draws on diverse original materials to recount the European settlement of Australia, from the 1788 landing of the first prison fleet to 1868

400. TIE Fighter by Rusel DeMaria and David Wessman

Tie-Fighter, the sequel to LucasArts’ wildly successful X-Wing, is based on the classic Star Wars series. Improved effects and an enhanced storyline could make this an even bigger …

401. Recurrent Neural Networks by Lakhmi C. Jain and Larry Medsker

With existent uses ranging from motion detection to music synthesis to financial forecasting, recurrent neural networks have generated widespread attention. The tremendous interest…

402. The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

Argues that the War on Drugs and policies that deny convicted felons equal access to employment, housing, education, and public benefits create a permanent under caste based largel…

403. Growth Hacker Marketing by Ryan Holiday

A Primer on the Future of PR, Marketing and Advertising A new generation of megabrands like Facebook, Dropbox, Airbnb, and Twitter haven’t spent a dime on traditional marketing. No…

404. What’s It Like in Space? by Ariel Waldman

Everyone wonders what it’s really like in space, but very few of us have ever had the chance to experience it firsthand. This captivating illustrated collection brings together sto…

405. The Three Signs of a Miserable Job by Patrick M. Lencioni

Collector’s and Library Edition titles are packaged in durable vinyl binding that will ensure lasting value and protection for your audiobook. So whether you use it once or loan it…

406. The Edge of Leadership by Brigette Tasha Hyacinth

The Edge of Leadership is a superb manual that aims at contributing to the development of human and institutional capacity through holistic leadership; Leadership which is for the …

407. Zoo byJames Patterson and Michael Ledwidge

Once in a lifetime, a writer puts it all together. This is James Patterson’s best book ever. Total For 36 years, James Patterson has written unputdownable, pulse-racing novels. Now…

408. How Carrots Won the Trojan War byRebecca Rupp

Discover why Roman gladiators were massaged with onion juice before battle, how celery contributed to Casanova’s conquests, how peas almost poisoned General Washington, and why som…

409. A Pattern Language byChristopher Alexander and Sara Ishikawa

Two hundred and fifty-three archetypal patterns consisting of problem statements, discussions, illustrations, and solutions provide lay persons with a framework for engaging in arc…

410. The First 20 Hours by Josh Kaufman

Josh Kaufman, bestselling author of The Personal MBA, is back with his new book, The First Twenty Hours, to teach readers how to learn anything… fast! ‘Lots of books promise to c…

411. Search Analytics for Your Site by Louis Rosenfeld

Any organization that has a searchable web site or intranet is sitting on top of hugely valuable and usually under-exploited data: logs that capture what users are searching for, h…

412. Kanye West Owes Me $300 by Jensen Karp

“Kanye West Owes Me $300 might be the funniest rap memoir ever.” –LA Weekly After Vanilla Ice, but before Eminem, there was “Hot Karl,” the Jewish kid from the L.A. suburbs who bec…

413. The Diamond Age byNeal Stephenson

Decades into our future, a stone’s throw from the ancient city of Shanghai, a brilliant nanotechnologist named John Percival Hackworth has just broken the rigorous moral code of hi…

414. Startup CEO by Matt Blumberg

A definitive book for any CEO — first time or otherwise — of a high-growth company While big company CEOs are usually groomed for the job for years, startup CEOs aren’t — and …

415. Small Giants by Bo Burlingham

How maverick companies have passed up the growth treadmill — and focused on greatness instead. It’s an axiom of business that great companies grow their revenues and profits year a…

416. Rational Comics by David Stanford

417. Thanks for the Feedback by Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen

The bestselling authors of the classic Difficult Conversations teach us how to turn evaluations, advice, criticisms, and coaching into productive listening and learning We swim in …

418. The Art of the Metaobject Protocol by Gregor Kiczales and Jim Des Rivières

The CLOS metaobject protocol is an elegant, high-performance extension to the CommonLisp Object System. The authors, who developed the metaobject protocol and who were among the gr…

419. Pretty Girls byKarin Slaughter

Lee Child says it’s “stunning… certain to be a book of the year.” Kathy Reichs calls it “extraordinary… a major achievement.” Jeffery Deaver says that “fiction doesn’t get any bett…

420. The Fabric of Reality by David Deutsch

An extraordinary and challenging synthesis of ideas uniting Quantum Theory, and the theories of Computation, Knowledge and Evolution, Deutsch’s extraordinary book explores the deep…

421. Scaling Up Excellence by Robert I. Sutton and Huggy Rao

Amazon Best Books of the Year list, Business & Investing Inc.com 10 Best Business Books of 2014 Financial Times — The Pick of 2014’s Management Books The Globe & Mail’s list of 5 B…

422. Society Of Mind by Marvin Minsky

An authority on artificial intelligence introduces a theory that explores the workings of the human mind and the mysteries of thought

423. The Open Brand by Kelly Mooney and Nita Rollins

Many of the best brands today are of geek pedigree, powered by the technologies, traits and trends of the ascendant digital channel. Amidst the decline of mass marketing, push mark…

424. High Performance Browser Networking by Ilya Grigorik

Offers information on the structure and performance optimization practices for computer networks to build fast and efficient Web applications.

425. The Bulletproof Executive by Peter Stephenson

This book has been written from an assessment of over 300 executives and managers, taken over a 5 year period and verified by an 80 member executive panel. Providing warnings, reve…

426. A Company of One by Carrie M. Lane

Being laid off can be a traumatic event. The unemployed worry about how they will pay their bills and find a new job. In the American economy’s boom-and-bust business cycle since t…

427. Personal History by Katharine Graham

An extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of America’s most famous and admired women — a book that is, as its title suggests, both personal and history. It is the…

428. Design for Real Life by Sara Wachter-Boettcher and Eric A. Meyer

Design for Real Life by Eric Meyer & Sara Wachter-Boettcher — You can’t always predict who will use your products, or what emotional state they’ll be in when they do. But by identi…

429. Junkyard Planet by Adam Minter

How can garbage turn into gold? What does recycling have to do with globalization? Where does all that stuff we throw away go, anyway? When you drop your Diet Coke can or yesterday…

430. When a Butterfly Sneezes by Linda Booth Sweeney

A must-have resource for any parent or educator who wants to help children think about interconnections in our world. Each chapter focuses on a favorite children’s picture bo…

431. The Bone Clocks byDavid Mitchell

The New York Times bestseller by the author of Cloud Atlas | Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize | Named One of the Top Ten Fiction Books of the Year by Time, Entertainment Weekly,…

432. Leviathan Wakes byJames S.A. Corey and James S. A. Corey

The first book in the New York Times bestselling Expanse sequence, now a major new TV series from SyFy. Humanity has colonised the solar system — Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt …

433. The Sculptor byScott McCloud

David Smith is giving his life for his art — literally. Thanks to a deal with Death, the young sculptor gets his childhood wish: to sculpt anything he can imagine with his bare hands…

434. Raising Arizona by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen

A screenplay tells the story of a childless couple who decide to kidnap one of the Arizona quintuplets and raise him as their own

435. Station Eleven byEmily St. John Mandel

The sudden death of a Hollywood actor during a production of King Lear marks the beginning of the world’s dissolution, in a story told at various past and future times from the per…

436. The Queer Art of Failure byJudith Halberstam

The Queer Art of Failure is about finding alternatives — to conventional understandings of success in a heteronormative, capitalist society; to academic disciplines that confirm wh…

437. Smart Choices by Howard Raiffa and Ralph L. Keeney

Where should I live? Is it time to get a new job? Which job candidate should I hire? What business strategy should I pursue? We spend the majority of our lives making decisions, bo…

438. Tao of Charlie Munger by David Clark

Words of wisdom from Charlie Munger — Warren Buffett’s longtime business partner and the visionary Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway — collected and interpreted with an eye towards i…

439. His Needs, Her Needs by Willard F. Jr. Harley

In the classic bestseller His Needs, Her Needs, Willard F. Harley, Jr., identifies the ten most vital needs of men and women and shows husbands and wives how to satisfy those needs…

440. One Second After byWilliam R. Forstchen

New York Times best selling author William R. Forstchen now brings us a story which can be all too terrifyingly real…a story in which one man struggles to save his family and his…

441. The 5 Love Languages by Gary D Chapman and Gary Chapman

Simple ideas, lasting love Falling in love is easy. Staying in love — that’s the challenge! How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands, conflicts, and just…

442. The Shape of Design by Frank Chimero

443. The Pyramid Principle by Barbara Minto

How many times have you written an email at work, read it back and found that it didn’t make as much sense as you’d hoped? Or worse, someone else has told you that they can’t follo…

444. Bill, The Galactic Hero byHarry Harrison

Bill, the Galactic Hero is written by Harry Harrison who is also the author of Deathworld, Make Room! Make Room! (filmed as Soylent Green), the popular Stainless Steel Rat books, a…

445. The 7 Day Startup by Dan Norris and Rob Walling

From generating ideas to gaining your first paying customers, The 7 Day Startup is the bootstrapper’s bible for launching your next product.In it, you will learn:1. Why validation …

446. Rise of the Robots by Martin Ford

Winner of the 2015 FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award ANew York Times Bestseller Top Business Book of 2015 at Forbes One of NBCNews.com 12 Notable Science and Technology…

447. Designing Social Interfaces by Christian Crumlish and Erin Malone

Designers, developers, and entrepreneurs today must grapple with creating social interfaces to foster user interaction and community, but grasping the nuances and the building bloc…

448. The Fermata byNicholson Baker

Arno Strine, a thirty-five-year-old office temp and aspiring writer at work on his autobiography, uses his power to stop time in order to remove women’s clothes while they are susp…

449. Look to Windward byIain Banks and Iain M. Banks

A Chelgrian emissary is sent to the Masaq’ Orbital to bring Ziller, a famous but reclusive Chelgrian composer, home, on a mission that also has a top-secret purpose that will take …

450. Founders at Work by Jessica Livingston

Now available in paperback — with a new preface and interview with Jessica Livingston about Y Combinator! Founders at Work: Stories of Startups’ Early Days is a collection of intervi…

451. Consider Phlebas byIain M. Banks

“Dazzlingly original.” — Daily Mail “Gripping, touching and funny.” — TLS The war raged across the galaxy. Billions had died, billions more were doomed. Moons, planets, the very …

452. Prisoners of Geography by Tim Marshall

Originally published: London: Elliot and Thompson Limited, 2015, with the subtitle Ten maps that tell you everything you need to know about global politics.

453. The 48 Laws Of Power by Robert Greene

Machiavelli has a new rival, and Sun-tzu had better watch his back’ — New York Times Robert Greene’s laws are now famous: Law 1: Never outshine the master. Law 2: Never put too mu…

454. The Interrogative Mood byPadgett Powell

The Interrogative Mood is Powell’s playful and profound response to life, a bebop solo of a book in which every sentence is a question.

455. The Moviegoer byWalker Percy

Percy’s National Book Award­–winning classic: A young man, torn between the forces of tradition and change, searches for meaning in post-war AmericaOn the cusp of his thirtieth bir…

456. Talking to Humans by Giff Constable and Frank Rimalovski

Talking to Humans is a practical guide to the qualitative side of customer development, an indispensable skill for vetting and improving any new startup or innovation. This book wi…

457. Cathedral of the Sea byIldefonso Falcones

The “riveting”(The Washington Post) #1 international bestseller — now in paperback in the U.S. In the tradition of Ken Follett’s The Pillars of the Earth, here is a thrilling histori…

458. The Pillars of the Earth byKen Follett

The Pillars of the Earth tells the story of Philip, prior of Kingsbridge, a devout and resourceful monk driven to build the greatest Gothic cathedral the world has known . . . of T…

459. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry byRachel Joyce

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST “[Rachel] Joyce’s beguiling debut is [a] modest-see…

460. Game Programming Patterns by Robert Nystrom

The biggest challenge facing many game programmers is completing their game. Most game projects fizzle out, overwhelmed by the complexity of their own code. Game Programming Patter…

461. Losing the Signal by Jacquie McNish and Sean Silcoff

In 2009, BlackBerry controlled half of the smartphone market. Today that number is one percent. What went so wrong? Losing the Signal is a riveting story of a company that toppled …

462. The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz and Janet Mills

Bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements…

463. B-More Careful byShannon Holmes

Growing up on the cold, mean, inner city streets of Baltimore is Netta, leader of an all-girl clique called the Pussy Pound. With no father and a dope fiend for a mother, Netta lea…

464. Speech and Language Processing by Stuart Russell and Daniel Jurafsky

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For undergraduate or adv…

465. Stuff You Missed in History Class by Howstuffworks Com and Howstuffworks.com

Explores some of history’s myths, scandals, mysteries, and crimes that never made it to the classroom, including how witchcraft worked, torture devices of the medieval ages, and th…

466. Way of the Peaceful Warrior by Millman Dan and Dan Millman

20th Anniversary Edition with New Afterword and Revisions by the Author Way of the Peaceful Warrior has become one of the most beloved spiritual sagas of our time. Shared among fri…

467. Let’s Panic About Babies! byEden M. Kennedy and Alice Bradley

BABIES. Maybe you’re thinking of having one. There might even be one inside you right now, draining nutrients from your system via a tube growing from its midsection. Or maybe you’…

468. Design as Art (Penguin Modern Classics) byBruno Munari

One of the last surviving members of the futurist generation, Bruno Munari’s Design as Art is an illustrated journey into the artistic possibilities of modern design tr…

469. Life of Pi byYann Martel

This lavishly produced edition features 40 of Tomislav Torjanacs beautiful four-color illustrations, bringing “Life of Pi” by Yann Martel to splendid, eye-popping life. First publi…

470. Act Accordingly by Colin Wright

You have exactly one life in which to do everything you’ll ever do. Act accordingly. Act Accordingly is a philosophical framework written to help people become the best possible ve…

471. The Brothers K byDavid James Duncan

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK Once in a great while a writer comes along who can truly capture the drama and passion of the life of a family. David James Duncan, author of the nove…

472. Pride and Prejudice byJane Austen and General Press

No sooner had he made it clear to himself and his friends that she had hardly a good feature in her face, than he began to find it was rendered uncommonly intelligent by the beaut…

473. The Startup Playbook by David Kidder and David S. Kidder

Outlines the managerial decisions and leadership goals that guide a startup business to success, and provides tips and advice from the founders of such companies as Spanx, Zipcar, …

474. Excellent Sheep by William Deresiewicz

A Yale professor and author of A Jane Austen Education evaluates the consequences of high-pressure educational and parenting approaches that challenge the mind’s ability to think c…

475. The Hunger Games (Book 1) bySuzanne Collins

The book no one can stop talking about . . . In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts…

476. Made to Stick by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Chip Heath and Dan Heath’s Switch. Mark Twain once observed, “A lie can get halfway around the world before the truth can even get its …

477. The Fault in Our Stars byJohn Green and Green John

Despite the tumour-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gor…

478. Learning Scala by Jason Swartz

Why learn Scala? You don’t need to be a data scientist or distributed computing expert to appreciate this object-oriented functional programming language. This practical book provi…

479. Heavy Rain byKris Vallotton

We owe the world an encounter with God. In the midst of the darkest epoch season in human history, Jesus Christ had the audacity to teach us a prayer so powerful that it defies hum…

480. How to Build a Billion Dollar App by George Berkowski

Apps have changed the way we communicate, shop, play, interact and travel and their phenomenal popularity has presented possibly the biggest business opportunity in history. In How…

481. Jesus Calling by Sarah Young

A devotional and journal in one that encourages a close relationship with Jesus every day of the year. In this bestselling devotional, readers will receive words of hope, encourage…

482. Starting at Home by Nel Noddings

Nel Noddings, one of the central figures in the contemporary discussion of ethics and moral education, argues that caring — a way of life learned at home — can be extended into a the…

483. This Momentary Marriage byJohn Piper

Reflecting on forty years of matrimony, John Piper exalts the biblical meaning of marriage over its emotion, exhorting couples to keep their covenant for all the best reasons. Even…

484. The Lean Entrepreneur by Brant Cooper and Patrick Vlaskovits

Leverage the framework of visionaries to innovate, disrupt, and ultimately succeed as an entrepreneur The Lean Entrepreneur, Second Edition banishes the “Myth of the Visionary” and…

485. Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh

Collects autobiographical, illustrated essays and cartoons from the author’s popular blog and related new material that humorously and candidly deals with her own idiosyncrasies an…

486. The Man Who Knew Infinity by Robert Kanigel

In 1913, a young unschooled Indian clerk wrote a letter to G H Hardy, begging the preeminent English mathematician’s opinion on several ideas he had about numbers. Realizing the le…

487. Trump Revealed by Marc Fisher and Michael Kranish

A comprehensive biography of Donald Trump, the Republican front-runner in the presidential election campaign. Trump Revealed will be reported by a team of award-winning Washington …

488. Tails Are Not for Pulling by Elizabeth Verdick

If pets could talk, what would they say? Maybe “Fur is for petting, backs are for scratching, noses are for nuzzling . . . and tails are not for pulling!” Toddlers and pets belong …

489. Cat’s Cradle byKurt Vonnegut and Kellee Patterson

Cat’s Cradle (1963) is Vonnegut’s most ambitious novel, which put into the language terms like “wampeter”, “kerass” and “granfalloon” as well as a structured religion, Boskonism an…

490. East of Eden byJohn Steinbeck and J. Steinbeck

A portrait of small-town life in the early 1900s.

491. Che by Fidel Castro

In a new, expanded edition of a best-selling Ocean classic, Castro describes a historic political partnership that changed the face of Cuba and Latin America. He vividly portrays C…

492. From Impossible To Inevitable by Aaron Ross and Jason Lemkin

Impossible Goals, Inevitable Successes Why are you struggling to grow your business when everyone else seems to be crushing their goals? If you needed to triple revenue within the …

493. Total Freedom by Jiddu Krishnamurti

Counted among his admirers are Jonas Salk, Aldous Huxley, David Hockney, and Van Morrison, along with countless other philosophers, artist, writers and students of the spiritual pa…

494. What Should I Do with My Life? by Po Bronson

Presents a series of profiles of individuals from around the world who have found meaningful answers to some of life’s most difficult questions, explaining how they can serve as ex…

495. Yemen byVictoria Clark

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496. The Starship & the Canoe by Kenneth Brower

The story of a father and son who search for life’s meaning in very different ways. “In the tradition of Carl Sagan and John McPhee, a bracing cerebral voyage past intergalactic ho…

497. Inside Delta Force by Eric L. Haney and Eric Haney;

A founding member of Delta Force goes behind the scenes of the elite counterterrorist unit to describe its grueling selection process, difficult training regimen, and some of its m…

498. From Counterculture to Cyberculture by Fred Turner

In the early 1960s, computers haunted the American popular imagination. Bleak tools of the cold war, they embodied the rigid organization and mechanical conformity that made the mi…

499. Don’t Shoot the Dog! byKaren Pryor

Includes a new section on clicker training.

500. Programs and Manifestoes on 20th-Century Architecture byUlrich Conrads

Nearly every important development in the modern architectural movement began with the proclamation of its convictions in the form of a program or manifesto; the most influential o…

501. Too Big to Fail by Andrew Ross Sorkin

A brilliantly reported true-life thriller that goes behind the scenes of the financial crisis on Wall Street and in Washington. In one of the most gripping financial narratives in …

502. Islands in the Net byBruce Sterling

In a near-future new age of corporate control, hacker mercenaries, and electronic terrorism, a public relations executive on the rise finds herself caught in the violent epicenter …

503. Private Empire by Steve Coll

The oil giant ExxonMobil makes more money annually than the GDP of most countries; has greater sway than US embassies abroad; and spends more on lobbying than any other corporation…

504. The Seven-Day Weekend by Ricardo Semler

Ricardo Semler thinks that companies ought to put employee freedom and satisfaction ahead of corporate goals. Imagine a company where employees set their own hours; where there are…

505. Everybody Writes by Ann Handley

Finally a go-to guide to creating and publishing the kind of content that will make your business thrive. Everybody Writes is a go-to guide to attracting a…

506. Imagine by Jonah Lehrer

How do you measure the imagination? How do you quantify an epiphany? In Jonah Lehrer’s ambitious and enthralling new book, we go in search of the epiphany. Shattering the myth of c…

507. Dealers of Lightning by Michael A. Hiltzik

In the bestselling tradition of The Soul of a New Machine, Dealers of Lightning is a fascinating journey of intellectual creation. In the 1970s and ’80s, Xerox Corporation brought …

508. Thirteen Days by Robert F. Kennedy

Kennedy describes the moral dilemma the crisis posed and describes the attitudes and actions of President Kennedy and his advisory staff

509. Contextual Design by Hugh Beyer and Karen Holtzblatt

Contextual design is a state-of-the-art approach to designing products directly from an understanding of how the customer works and what the customer needs. Based on a method devel…

510. The Secret Race by Daniel Coyle and Tyler Hamilton

A once top-ranked cyclist chronicles his downfall after testing positive for doping after winning gold at the 2004 Olympics while also addressing the practice’s pervasiveness in th…

511. Danny the Champion of the World byRoald Dahl

Stunning new edition of the enchanting story of the very special relationship between Danny and his Dad.

512. Six Degrees byMark Lynas

In accessible journalistic prose, author Lynas distills what environmental scientists predict about the consequences of human pollution for the next hundred years, degree by degree…

513. Boost by Max Ogles

Start Creating Habits Today”One of the most accessible and useful books about habits that I have read.” — Amazon ReviewerIn Habit Boost…

514. The Age of Cryptocurrency by Paul Vigna and Michael J. Casey

Bitcoin became a buzzword overnight. A cyber-enigma with an enthusiastic following, it pops up in headlines and fuels endless media debate. You can apparently use it to buy almost …

515. Turing’s Cathedral by George Dyson

Documents the innovations of a group of eccentric geniuses who developed computer code in the mid-20th century as part of mathematician Alan Turin’s theoretical universal machine i…

516. Deep Work by Cal Newport

One of the most valuable skills in our economy is becoming increasingly rare. If you master this skill, you’ll achieve extraordinary results. Deep work is the ability to focus with…

517. Preparation for the Next Life byAtticus Lish

Zou Lei is an illegal immigrant who works at a Chinese restaurant in Queens in search of a better life in the ‘Land of the Brave’. Brad Skinner has recently arrived in New York fol…

518. In Cold Blood byTruman Capote

National Bestseller On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches…

519. Building a Company by Bob Thomas

A look at the life of the brother of Walt Disney reveals the stormy relationship between the two siblings, Roy’s ingenious business savvy, and his dedication to making his brother’…

520. Makers by Chris Anderson

If a country wants to remain economically vibrant, it needs to manufacture things. In recent years, however, many nations have become obsessed with making money out of selling serv…

521. The Information Diet by Clay Johnson and Clay A. Johnson

How can readers cope with information overload? This insightful book makes a compelling case that information overload doesn’t actually exist — the real problem is information overc…

522. Don’t Call It That by Eli Altman

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523. Gang of Five by Nina J. Easton

In Gang of Five, bestselling author Nina J. Easton adds an important element to the history of American politics in the last thirty years. This is the story of the other, less well…

524. Making Things Happen by Scott Berkun

In the updated edition of this critically acclaimed and bestselling book, Microsoft project veteran Scott Berkun offers a collection of essays on field-tested philosophies and stra…

525. Trust Me, I’m Lying by Ryan Holiday

An influential media strategist reveals how blogs are controlling the news in the digital age and exposes the ways in which today’s marketers are manufacturing news stories, affect…

526. Into Thin Air byJon Krakauer

The author describes his spring 1996 trek to Mt. Everest, a disastrous expedition that claimed the lives of eight climbers, and explains why he survived.

527. Central Time byRanjit Hoskote

In Central Time, Ranjit Hoskote becomes the storyteller of a turbulent epoch. We meet Ovid and Ghalib, poets in exile or eclipse, in these poems, which are by turns elliptical, con…

528. Lilith’s Brood byOctavia E. Butler

Butler’s acclaimed Xenogenesis trilogy about humanity’s struggle for survival after nuclear apocalypse, and the alien race that could save the world — or destroy it The newest stage …

529. Mindset by Carol Dweck and Carol S. Dweck

World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea — the power of our mindset….

530. Project Retrospectives by Norman L. Kerth

Use Team-Based Review Sessions to Maximize What You Learn from Each Project With detailed scenarios, imaginative illustrations, and step-by-step instructions, consultant and speake…

531. Sagmeister byPeter Hall and Stefan Sagmeister

Stefan Sagmeister has been variously described as a genius, maniac, tactician, exhibitionist. This definitive volume of his work will allow readers to decide for themselves. With o…

532. This Is Not My Hat byJon Klassen

When a tiny fish shoots into view wearing a round blue top hat, trouble could be following close behind. So it’s a good thing that enormous fish won’t wake up. And even if he does,…

533. The Complete TurtleTrader by Michael W. Covel

This is the true story behind Wall Street legend Richard Dennis, his disciples, the Turtles, and the trading techniques that made them millionaires. What happens when ordinary peop…

534. No Silver Bullets byDaniel Im

This book explores five micro-shifts that have the potential to produce macro-changes in your church.

535. Allen Carr’s Easy Way to Stop Smoking by Allen Carr

Allen Carr’s Easy Way to Stop Smoking is a self-help classic, with over 20m copies sold worldwide. It has been a #1 bestseller in nine European countries. It outsells all other …

536. High Output Management by Andrew S. Grove

The president of Silicon Valley’s Intel Corporation sets forth the three basic ideas of his management philosophy and details numerous specific techniques to increase productivity …

537. Relativity by Albert Einstein and Roger Penrose

Time magazine’s “Man of the Century”, Albert Einstein is the founder of modern physics and his theory of relativity is the most important scientific idea of the modern era. In this…

538. Letters to a Young Poet byRainer Maria Rilke

These ten letters, written by one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century, offer deep and sincere advice to the young poet. They touch on all aspects of life and are valuabl…

539. High-Hanging Fruit by Mark Rampolla

Grabbing the low-hanging fruit is no longer acceptable. ZICO Coconut Water founder Mark Rampolla argues that when you choose to reach higher, you can build an incredible business, …

540. Mastering the VC Game by Jeffrey Bussgang

Entrepreneurs who dream of building the next Amazon, Facebook, or Google can take advantage of one of the most powerful economic engines the world has ever known: venture capital. …

541. Nutshell byIan McEwan

Nutshell is a classic story of murder and deceit, told by a narrator with a perspective and voice unlike any in recent literature. A bravura performance, it is the finest recent wo…

542. Zen to Done by Leo Babauta

Zen To Done (ZTD) is a system that is at once simple, and powerful, and will help you develop the habits that keep all of your tasks and projects organized, that keep your workday …

543. Aussie Grit by Mark Webber

In the exhilarating, high-stakes world of Formula One, only the fastest make it to the top. And no one knows this better than Australian Formula One legend Mark Webber. His career …

544. Thrive by Arianna Huffington

In Thrive, Arianna Huffington makes an impassioned and compelling case for the need to redefine what it means to be successful in today’s world. Arianna Huffington’s personal wake-…

545. The Widow Clicquot by Tilar J. Mazzeo

Veuve Clicquot champagne epitomizes glamour, style, and luxury. In The Widow Clicquot, Tilar J. Mazzeo brings to life — for the first time — the fascinating woman behind the iconic yel…

546. Killing and Dying byAdrian Tomine

With this work, Adrian Tomine reaffirms his place not only as one of the most significant creators of contemporary comics, but as one of the great voices of modern American literat…

547. My Exile Lifestyle by Colin Wright

My Exile Lifestyle is a memoir made of stories from the life of author, entrepreneur, and full-time traveler, Colin Wright. From his early years as an antisocial geek, to his high-…

548. Drunk Tank Pink by Adam Alter and Adam L. Alter

Provides insight into how human thoughts and actions are influenced by environmental factors, detailing instances in which people have been manipulated by such external stimuli as …

549. Women in Tech by Tarah Wheeler Van Vlack

Geared toward women who are considering getting into tech, or those already in a tech job who want to take their career to the next level, this book combines practical career advic…

550. Take the Cold Out of Cold Calling by Sam Richter

“Includes Online Resource Center” — Cover.

551. Poke The Box by Seth Godin

“A one-two punch! Half kick in the ass, half cheerleading encouragement.” — Steven Pressfield, author of The War of Art If you are happy being just a dreamer, perhaps you don’t need…

552. A Million Miles in a Thousand Years byDonald Miller

After writing a successful memoir, Donald Miller’s life stalled. During what should have been the height of his success, he found himself unwilling to get out of bed, avoiding resp…

553. Friends at the Table byDebi Shawcross

Friends at the Table shows how to take the elements of supper clubs gone by and re-create them in an evening of fine dining at home, without the expense of a restaurant. Included a…

554. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn

A good book may have the power to change the way we see the world, but a great book actually becomes part of our daily consciousness, pervading our thinking to the point that we ta…

555. Inferno byDante and Dante Alighieri

In this superb translation with an introduction and commentary by Allen Mandelbaum, all of Dante’s vivid images — the earthly, sublime, intellectual, demonic, ecstatic — are rendered…

556. The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson

An intrepid voyage out to the frontiers of the latest thinking about love, language, and family Maggie Nelson’s The Argonauts is a genre-bending memoir, a work of “autotheory” offe…

557. Out Stealing Horses byPer Petterson

We were going out stealing horses. That was what he said, standing at the door to the cabin where I was spending the summer with my father. I was fifteen. It was 1948 and oneof the…

558. The Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicle) byPatrick Rothfuss

I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was ex…

559. Permission Marketing by Seth Godin

Whether it is the TV commercial that breaks into our favourite programme or the telemarketing phone call that disrupts a family meal, traditional advertising is based on the hope o…

560. How To Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie and General Press

Provides a new hardcover edition of the classic best-selling self-help book, which includes principles that can be applied to both business and life itself, in a book that focuses …

561. Making Movies by Sidney Lumet

From one of America’s most acclaimed directors comes a book that is both a professional memoir and a definitive guide to the art, craft, and business of the motion picture. Drawing…

562. Cadillac Desert by Marc Reisner

“Beautifully written and meticulously researched.” — St. Louis Post-Dispatch. This updated study of the economics, politics, and ecology of water covers more than a century of public…

563. Coaching and Mentoring For Dummies by Marty Brounstein

If you want to create a lean, mean, working machine in today’s environment you need a game plan for building employee morale and commitment. By coaching and mentoring your work for…

564. What Every BODY Is Saying by Joe Navarro and Marvin Karlins

He says that’s his best offer. Is it? She says she agrees. Does she? The interview went great — or did it? He said he’d never do it again. But he did. Read this book and send your no…

565. The Caine Mutiny byHerman Wouk

The Pulitzer Prize winning novel on the human aspects of war

566. Fight Song byJoshua Mohr

When his bicycle is intentionally run off the road by a neighbor’s SUV, something snaps in Bob Coffin. Modern suburban life has been getting him down and this is the last straw. To…

567. Slicing Pie by Mike Moyer

Slicing Pie outlines a simple process for making sure that the founders and early employees of a start-up company get their fair share of the equity. You will learn: How to value t…

568. Work Rules! by Laszlo Bock

The Globe and Mail Top Leadership and Management BookForbes Top Creative Leadership Book From the visionary head of Google’s…

569. A Man for All Markets by Edward O. Thorp and Edward O Thorp

The incredible true story of the card-counting mathematics professor who taught the world how to beat the dealer and, as the first of the great quantitative investors, ushered in a…

570. Thinking Forth by Leo Brodie

Thinking Forth applies a philosophy of problem solving and programming style to the unique programming language Forth. Published first in 1984, it could be among the timeless class…

571. Off to Be the Wizard byScott Meyer

An io9 Can’t Miss Science Fiction and Fantasy title in March 2014. Martin Banks is just a normal guy who has made an abnormal discovery: he can manipulate reality, thanks to realit…

572. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin and Ed -Appleman Darwin

First published in 1859, this landmark book on evolutionary biology was not the first to deal with the subject, but it went on to become a sensation — and a controversial one for man…

573. Garbage Collection by Richard Jones and Rafael Lins

Eliminating unwanted or invalid information from a computer’s memory can dramatically improve the speed and officiency of the program. this reference presents full descriptions of …

574. The Water Knife byPaolo Bacigalupi

Decimated by drought, Nevada and Arizona skirmish over dwindling shares of the Colorado River, while California watches, waiting. Into the fray steps Las Vegas water knife Angel Ve…

575. Football Leaks byMichael Wulzinger and Rafael Buschmann

Das größte Datenleck der Sportgeschichte erschüttert die Fußballwelt Dass es in der Welt des Fußballs immer weniger um den Sport und immer mehr um schmutzige Geschäfte geht, ahnen …

576. The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan

This hope-filled posthumous collection of essays and stories from the talented young Yale graduate who died tragically five days after graduation details the struggle that we all f…

577. MFA Vs NYC byChad Harbach

Writers write — but what do they do for money? In a widely read essay entitled “MFA vs NYC,” bestselling novelist Chad Harbach (The Art of Fielding) argued that the American literary…

578. On a Cold Road by Dave Bidini

David Bidini, rhythm guitarist with the Rheostatics, knows all too well what the life of a rock band in Canada involves: storied arenas one tour and bars wallpapered with photos of…

579. Reinventing Comics byScott McCloud

In 1993, Scott McCloud tore down the wall between high and low culture with the acclaimed international hit Understanding Comics, a massive comic book that explored the inner worki…

580. Giant Country by Don Graham

In Giant Country Don Graham brings together a collection of lively, absorbing essays written over the past two decades. The collection begins with a twist on book introductions tha…

581. Tenth of December byGeorge Saunders

WINNER OF THE 2014 FOLIO PRIZE AND SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2013 George Saunders’s most wryly hilarious and disturbing collection yet, Tenth of December illuminates …

582. The Gods of Egypt byClaude Traunecker

The Gods of Egypt, first published in France in 1992 and now in its third French edition, is a short, elegant, and highly accessible survey of ancient Egyptian religion. The clarit…

583. Alpha Project Managers by Andy Crowe

Imagine having access to the top project managers from organizations and industries around the world. Imagine uncovering what they do, how they approach their challenges, and what …

584. The Wisdom of Psychopaths by Kevin Dutton

An analysis of what can be learned from psychopaths incorporates advances in brain scanning and neuroscience to illustrate the scale of mental health that impacts everyone, the rol…

585. Pirate Latitudes byMichael Crichton

Contains an exclusive preview of Micro by Michael Crichton and Richard Preston. In Port Royal, a cutthroat town of taverns, grog shops and bawdy houses, life can end swiftly. But f…

586. Do Improvise by Robert Poynton

Everyday we deal with the unplanned and the unexpected — from a broken toaster to losing (or gaining) a major client. Our natural ability to improvise gets us through. But we feel …

587. Thoughts on Design by Paul Rand

One of the seminal texts of graphic design, Paul Rand’s Thoughts on Design is now available for the first time since the 1970s. Writing at the height of his career, Rand articulate…

588. Customer Acquisition by Amanda Bracks

Customer Acquisition: 465 Ways to Gain and Retain Customers is a book that is jam-packed with creative ideas, proven prospecting methods, effective marketing campaigns, simple-to-u…

589. The Lovely Bones byAlice Sebold

Once in a generation a novel comes along that taps a vein of universal human experience, resonating with readers of all ages. The Lovely Bones is such a book — a phenomenal #1 best…

590. The Virtue of Selfishness by Ayn Rand and Nathaniel Branden

Ayn Rand here sets forth the moral principles of Objectivism, the philosophy that holds human life — the life proper to a rational being — as the standard of moral values and regards…

591. The Soul of an Octopus bySy Montgomery

Another New York Times bestseller from the author of The Good Good Pig, this “fascinating…touching…informative…entertaining” (Daily Beast) book explores the emotional and physical …

592. The New One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson, M.D.

The New One Minute Manager offers a way for you to succeed sooner with less stress in changing times — both at work and at home. Based on the original book The One Minute Manager tha…

593. High Stakes, No Prisoners by Charles Ferguson

Charles Ferguson’s hilarious, hard-boiled journey into the heart of high-tech darkness has become the signal book of the start-up generation. Charles Ferguson started Vermeer Techn…

594. Drain the Swamp by Ken Buck

Lavish parties. Committee chairmanships for sale. Pay-to-play corruption. Backroom arm-twisting. Votes on major legislation going to the highest bidder. Welcome to Washington, D.C….

595. Pound Foolish by Helaine Olen

If you’ve ever bought a personal finance book, watched a TV show about stock picking, listened to a radio show about getting out of debt, or attended a seminar to help you plan for…

596. Good Strategy/bad Strategy by Richard Rumelt and Richard P. Rumelt

Even though everyone is talking about it, there is no concept in business today more muddled than ‘strategy’. Richard Rumelt, described by McKinsey Quarterly as ‘a giant in the fie…

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