J.P. Morgan Reading List Summer 2016


The J.P. Morgan Reading List, issued twice a year, spotlights themes such as innovation, philanthropy, education, and global affairs.  The Summer 2016 list, winnowed from nearly 450 works of nonfiction, features 10 titles that encompass the historical and the creative, the scientific and the visionary.

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.

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The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur's Vision of the Future Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501132582
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 5th, 2016


One of America’s most accomplished entrepreneurs—a pioneer who made the Internet part of everyday life and orchestrated the largest merger in the history of business—shares a roadmap for how anyone can succeed in a world of rapidly changing technology.

Steve Case’s career

Clementine: The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143128915
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Published: Penguin Books - October 25th, 2016

“Engrossing…the first formal biography of a woman who has heretofore been relegated to the sidelines.”–The New York Times

The End of Average: Unlocking Our Potential by Embracing What Makes Us Different Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062358370
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Published: HarperOne - November 14th, 2017

Are you above average? Is your child an A student? Is your employee an introvert or an extrovert? Every day we are measured against the yardstick of averages, judged according to how closely we come to it or how far we deviate from it.

From Silk to Silicon: The Story of Globalization Through Ten Extraordinary Lives Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062409980
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - March 14th, 2017

The story of globalization, the most powerful force in history, as told through the life and times of ten people who changed the world by their singular, spectacular accomplishments.

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501111112
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Published: Scribner - August 21st, 2018

In this instant New York Times bestseller, Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent, but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.” “Inspiration for non-geniuses everywhere” (People).

The daughter of a scientist who frequently noted her lack of “genius,&rdqu

Hamilton: The Revolution Cover Image
ISBN: 9781455539741
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 12th, 2016

A backstage pass to the groundbreaking, hit musical Hamilton, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Eleven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, including the award-winning libretto, behind-the-scenes photos and interviews, and exclusive footnotes from composer-lyricist-star Lin-Manuel Miranda, now streaming on Disney+ with the original cast.

Lab Girl Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101873724
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Published: Vintage - February 28th, 2017

National Bestseller

“A beautifully written memoir about the life of a woman in science, a brilliant friendship, and the profundity of trees. Terrific.” —Barack Obama, via Facebook

 Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography

New York Times Notable Book

Map: Exploring the World Cover Image
ISBN: 9780714869445
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Published: Phaidon Press - September 28th, 2015

300 stunning maps from all periods and from all around the world, exploring and revealing what maps tell us about history and ourselves.

Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World Cover Image
By Adam Grant, Sheryl Sandberg (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9780143128854
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Published: Penguin Books - February 7th, 2017

The #1 New York Times bestseller that examines how people can champion new ideas in their careers and everyday life—and how leaders can fight groupthink, from the author of Think Again and co-author of Option B

The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101904022
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Published: Harmony - April 4th, 2017

Co-founder and editor in chief of The Huffington Post Arianna Huffington shows how our cultural dismissal of sleep as time wasted compromises our health and our decision-making and undermines our work lives, our personal lives--and even our sex lives in this New York Times bestseller.