Amr Esyd

Out of Mao's Shadow

The Struggle for the Soul of a New China

by Philip P. Pan

CEO, China

The Rise of Xi Jinping

by Kerry Brown

The Dragon's Gift

The Real Story of China in Africa

by Deborah Brautigam

Factory Girls

From Village to City in a Changing China

by Leslie T. Chang

China's Great Wall of Debt

Shadow Banks, Ghost Cities, Massive Loans, and the End of the Chinese Miracle

by Dinny McMahon

Age of Ambition

Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China

by Evan Osnos

River Town

Two Years on the Yangtze

by Peter Hessler

Red Flags

Why Xi's China Is in Jeopardy

by George Magnus


A Travelogue from China

by Guy Delisle

Dancing in the Glory of Monsters

The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa

by Jason Stearns

I Didn't Do It for You

How the World Betrayed a Small African Nation (P.S.)

by Michela Wrong

Rwanda, Inc.

How a Devastated Nation Became an Economic Model for the Developing World

by Patricia Crisafulli, Andrea Redmond

From Third World to First

The Singapore Story - 1965-2000

by Lee Kuan Yew

Singapore, Singapura

From Miracle to Complacency

by Nicholas Walton

The Strange Death of Europe

Immigration, Identity, Islam

by Douglas Murray


A Modern History

by Abbas Amanat

The Rise and Fall of American Growth

The U.S. Standard of Living since the Civil War

by Robert J. Gordon

Knowledge and the Wealth of Nations

A Story of Economic Discovery

by David Warsh

Why Nations Fail

The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty

by Daron Acemoglu, James Robinson

The Dream Machine

J.C.R. Licklider and the Revolution That Made Computing Personal

by M. Mitchell Waldrop

The Idea Factory

Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation

by Jon Gertner

Dealers of Lightning

Xerox PARC and the Dawn of the Computer Age by Michael A. Hiltzik

by Michael A. Hiltzik

Art of Doing Science and Engineering

Learning to Learn

by Richard W. Hamming

The Chip

How Two Americans Invented the Microchip and Launched a Revolution

by T. R. Reid


Silicon Valley's Coming of Age

by Leslie Berlin

Doing the Impossible

George E. Mueller & the Management of NASA's Human Spaceflight Program

by Arthur L.Slotkin

Chasing New Horizons

Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto

by Alan Stern, David Grinspoon

Skunk Works

A Personal Memoir of My Years at Lockheed

by Ben R. Rich, Leo Janos

The Grid

A Journey Through the Heart of Our Electrified World

by Phillip F. Schewe


Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World's Superpowers

by Simon Winchester


The Tumultuous History Of The Search For Artificial Intelligence

by Daniel Crevier

The Little Kingdom

The Private Story of Apple Computer

by Michael Moritz

Revolution in The Valley

The Insanely Great Story of How the Mac Was Made

by Andy Hertzfeld

Business Adventures

Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street

by John Brooks

Financial Shenanigans

How to Detect Accounting Gimmicks & Fraud in Financial Reports, 3rd Edition

by Howard Schilit , Jeremy Perler

Zero to One

Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future

by Peter Thiel, Blake Masters

A Random Walk Down Wall Street

The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing

by Burton G. Malkiel

Stubborn Attachments

A Vision for a Society of Free, Prosperous, and Responsible Individuals

by Tyler Cowen

On the Shortness of Life

Life Is Long if You Know How to Use It

A Guide to the Good Life

The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy

by William B. Irvine

The Courage to Be Disliked

The Japanese Phenomenon That Shows You How to Change Your Life and Achieve Real Happiness

by Ichiro Kishimi , Fumitake Koga

How to Live

Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer

by Sarah Bakewell

But What If We're Wrong?

Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past

by Chuck Klosterman


Forty Tales from the Afterlives

by David Eagleman

If the Universe Is Teeming with Aliens ... WHERE IS EVERYBODY?

Fifty Solutions to the Fermi Paradox and the Problem of Extraterrestrial Life

by Stephen Webb

Life 3.0

Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

by Max Tegmark

The Beginning of Infinity

Explanations That Transform the World

by David Deutsch

Finite and Infinite Games

A Vision of Life as Play and Possibility

by James P. Carse

Thinking, Fast and Slow

by Daniel Kahneman

The Hungry Brain

Outsmarting the Instincts That Make Us Overeat

by Stephan J. Guyenet Ph.D.

Why We Sleep

Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams

by Matthew Walker PhD

Thinking in Bets

Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts

by Annie Duke

How Judges Think

by Richard A. Posner

Bad Blood

Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

by John Carreyrou

American Kingpin

The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road

by Nick Bilton

Born a Crime

Stories from a South African Childhood

by Trevor Noah


Inside Julian Assange's War on Secrecy

by David Leigh, Luke Harding

Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman

Adventures of a Curious Character

by Richard P. Feynman

Poor Charlie's Almanack

The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger, Expanded

by Charles T. Munger

My Life and Work

by Henry Ford


A Brief History of Humankind

by Yuval Noah Harari

The Dawn of Eurasia

On the Trail of the New World Order

by Bruno Macaes

The Vital Question

Energy, Evolution, and the Origins of Complex Life

by Nick Lane

Season of the Witch

Enchantment, Terror and Deliverance in the City of Love

by David Talbot

On Intelligence

by Jeff Hawkins, Sandra Blakeslee


The Story of Success

by Malcolm Gladwell

Thing Explainer

Complicated Stuff in Simple Words

by Randall Munroe

Origin Story

A Big History of Everything

by David Christian

Extreme Ownership

How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win

by Jocko Willink, Leif Babin


Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue

by Ryan Holiday

The Righteous Mind

Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion

by Jonathan Haidt

How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big

Kind of the Story of My Life

by Scott Adams

Cows, pigs, wars & witches

The riddles of culture

by Marvin Harris

What If?

Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

by Randall Munroe

How Buildings Learn

What Happens After They're Built

by Stewart Brand

How To Industrialize Mars

A Strategy For Self-Sufficiency: How To Settle A Lethal Vacuum In 400 Easy Steps

by Casey Handmer

Molecular Biology of the Cell

by Bruce Alberts , Alexander Johnson , Julian Lewis

On the Origin of Species

by Charles Darwin


The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

by Charles Petzold

Feynman Lectures on Computation

by Richard P. Feynman

The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol. I

Mainly Mechanics, Radiation, and Heat

by Richard P. Feynman

The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol. II

Mainly Electromagnetism and Matter

by Richard P. Feynman

The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol. III

Quantum Mechanics

by Richard P. Feynman


The Physics of Time

by Richard A. Muller