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Now in its 16th year, the J.P. Morgan Reading List features titles nominated and selected by J.P. Morgan colleagues all over the world. The List, issued twice a year, spotlights themes that reflect the diverse interests of our clients. Innovation, philanthropy, education and global affairs are frequent themes.
On the 2015 Summer Reading List, you will find timely and engaging nonfiction from first-time to Nobel Prize–winning authors. Here are stories of survival and innovation, perspectives on history and the environment, and collections for humor and culinary devotees.
We at Books & Books are grateful to J.P. Morgan's local office for shopping small, with us, and we are pleased to share thier recommendations with you.
Please use "JPSUM15" in the comment field for 10% off on these J.P. Morgan titles.
Please note that although the original program is exclusively hardcover titles, we have subsituted the paperback editions when possible.
A revolutionary reappraisal of how to educate our children and young people by Ken Robinson, the New York Times bestselling author of The Element and Finding Your Element. You, Your Child, and School is forthcoming from Viking.
Now a Major Motion Picture Starring Antonio Banderas
Includes New Material Exclusive to the Paperback
A Finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award
A Finalist for a Los Angeles Times Book Prize
A New York Times Book Review Notable Book
Charitable giving is on the rise in America. Despite the lingering effects of the economic downturn, Americans continue to give generously of their time, talent, and money more than $335 billion in 2013, a 4.4% increase from 2011. What's more, the bulk of that charitable giving 72% came not from large foundations or corporations, but from individuals making small gifts.
To create is human. Technology pioneer Kevin Ashton has experienced firsthand the all-consuming challenge of creating something new. Now, in a tour-de-force narrative twenty years in the making, Ashton demystifies the sacred act, leading us on a journey through humanity's greatest creations to uncover the surprising truth behind who creates and how they do it.
Rain is elemental, mysterious, precious, destructive.
It is the subject of countless poems and paintings; the top of the weather report; the source of the world's water. Yet this is the first book to tell the story of rain.
Building resilience--the ability to bounce back more quickly and effectively--is an urgent social and economic issue. Our interconnected world is susceptible to sudden and dramatic shocks and stresses: a cyber-attack, a new strain of virus, a structural failure, a violent storm, a civil disturbance, an economic blow.
Live from New York, it's Saturday Night The complete history, on stage and behind the scenes On October 11, 1975 at 11:30 p.m., NBC viewers who tuned in to the network's new late night show saw a sketch featuring John Belushi repeating, in a thick foreign accent, nonsensical phrases about wolverines being read to him by head writer Michael O'Donohue.
The completely revised new edition of the best‐selling restaurant guidebook, which sold over 100,000 copies.
"Dazzling and instructive . . . a] magisterial new book." --Walter Isaacson, Time
The #1 New York Times bestseller from David McCullough, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize--the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly--Wilbur and Orville Wright.