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
$79.95
ISBN: 9780714865515
Availability: Here-ish (takes 3-7 days to reach a store, or 1-5 to ship to you)
Published: Phaidon Press - October 21st, 2013

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"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
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316253017
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Published: Little Brown and Company - October 29th, 2013

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 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802121356
Availability: OUT OF PRINT; NOT IN STOCK - Original Retail Price Subject to Change
Published: Grove Press - May 21st, 2013

A "Forbes" Best Book of the Year


The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385530828
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Original Retail Price Subject to Change
Published: Doubleday Books - February 25th, 2014

NOW A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"Compelling....Kaku thinks with great breadth, and the vistas he presents us are worth the trip"
--The New York Times Book Review


The Metropolitan Revolution: How Cities and Metros Are Fixing Our Broken Politics and Fragile Economy (Brookings Focus Book) Cover Image
$35.64
ISBN: 9780815721512
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Published: Brookings Institution Press - June 17th, 2013

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
$34.95
ISBN: 9781906868840
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Published: Kyle Cathie Limited - February 13th, 2014

Rawia, in Arabic, means storyteller. And that is what I am. I tell the stories of my life's journey, culture, and family through my cooking. A delicious meal is the greatest companion to the memories we cherish most. I was born into a food-loving Palestinian-Arab family in Nazareth, a beautiful town in the southern Galilee.


The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393239355
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 20th, 2014

In The Second Machine Age MIT's Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee--two thinkers at the forefront of their field--reveal the forces driving the reinvention of our lives and our economy.


Talk Like Ted: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250041128
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Published: St. Martin's Press - March 4th, 2014

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. Many people have a fear of public speaking or are insecure about their ability to give a successful presentation.


Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of the Creative Mind Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781455528714
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Original Retail Price Subject to Change
Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 1st, 2014

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.
THINGS A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME


Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780804140843
Availability: Here-ish (takes 3-7 days to reach a store, or 1-5 to ship to you)
Published: Harmony - March 25th, 2014

signed copies available


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