JP Morgan Reading List Summer 2014

Now in its fifteenth year, the J.P. Morgan Reading List consistently offers intriguing non-fiction, from business titles to biographies, from creativity and inspiration to pyschology.  Book lovers have grown to trust J.P. Morgan's carefully selected choices.  Indie booksellers like us have learned that they often shop small - selecting University titles and offbeat presses you don't often find on other lists.  Happy shopping! 
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Art & Place: Site-Specific Art of the Americas Cover Image
ISBN: 9780714865515
Availability: Here in Miami
Published: Phaidon Press - November 1st, 2013


Art & Place is an extraordinary collection of site–specific art in the Americas. Featuring hundreds of powerful art works in 60 cities – from Albuquerque to Boston and Baja to Rio de Janeiro – the book is both an informative guide and a virtual bucket list of outstanding art destinations.

An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth: What Going to Space Taught Me About Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316253031
Availability: Here-ish (takes 3-7 days to reach a store, or 1-5 to ship to you)
Published: Back Bay Books - April 14th, 2015

Colonel Chris Hadfield has spent decades training as an astronaut and has logged nearly 4000 hours in space. During this time he has broken into a Space Station with a Swiss army knife, disposed of a live snake while piloting a plane, and been temporarily blinded while clinging to the exterior of an orbiting spacecraft. The secret to Col.

The Billionaire and the Mechanic: How Larry Ellison and a Car Mechanic Teamed Up to Win Sailing's Greatest Race, the America's Cup, Twice Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802121363
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Published: Grove Press - April 1st, 2014

Expanded to include the behind-the-scenes story of the 34th America's Cup and Team USA's incredible comeback

The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307473349
Availability: Here in Miami
Published: Anchor - February 17th, 2015

Michio Kaku, the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible and Physics of the Future tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human brain.

The Metropolitan Revolution: How Cities and Metros Are Fixing Our Broken Politics and Fragile Economy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780815726593
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Published: Brookings Institution Press - December 11th, 2014

Across the US, cities and metropolitan areas are facing huge economic and competitive challenges that Washington won't, or can't, solve. The good news is that networks of metropolitan leaders - mayors, business and labor leaders, educators, and philanthropists - are stepping up and powering the nation forward.

Olives, Lemons & Za'atar: The Best Middle Eastern Home Cooking Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781906868840
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Published: Kyle Books - February 13th, 2014

Tangy lemony tabbouleh, smoky, rich baba ghanouj, beautifully spiced lamb shank...the recipes in Olives, Lemons & Za'atar provide something irresistible for every occasion.

The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393350647
Availability: Here in Miami
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 25th, 2016

A New York Times Bestseller. A “fascinating” (Thomas L. Friedman, New York Times) look at how digital technology is transforming our work and our lives.

Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250061539
Availability: Here in Miami
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - March 10th, 2015

Ideas are the currency of the twenty-first century. In order to succeed, you need to be able to sell your ideas persuasively. This ability is the single greatest skill that will help you accomplish your dreams. TED Talks have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold standard for public speaking.

Things a Little Bird Told Me: Creative Secrets from the Co-Founder of Twitter Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781455528721
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 14th, 2015

Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter, discusses the power of creativity and how to harness it, through stories from his remarkable life and career.


Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder Cover Image
ISBN: 9780804140867
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Published: Harmony - March 17th, 2015

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.

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