J.P. Morgan Reading List Summer 2016

NOW IN ITS 17th YEAR!

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
$26.95
ISBN: 9781501132582
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 5th, 2016

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER

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.


Clementine: The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525429777
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Published: Viking - October 27th, 2015

A long over-due tribute to the extraordinary woman who was Winston Churchill's closest confident, fiercest critic and shrewdest advisor that captures the intimate dynamic of one of history's most fateful marriages, as seen on The Crown and Darkest Hour--"Engrossing...the first formal biography of a woman who has heretofore been relegated to the sidelines." -The New Yo


The End of Average: How We Succeed in a World That Values Sameness Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062358363
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Published: HarperOne - January 19th, 2016

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
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062409973
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Published: Harper - March 1st, 2016

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
$28.99
ISBN: 9781501111105
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Published: Scribner Book Company - May 3rd, 2016

In this instant New York Times bestseller, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed--be it parents, students, educators, athletes, or business people--that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls "grit."


Hamilton: The Revolution Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781455539741
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 12th, 2016

Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Eleven Tony Awards, including Best Musical


Lab Girl Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781101874936
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - April 5th, 2016

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography
A New York Times 2016 Notable Book
National Best Seller
Named one of TIME magazine's "100 Most Influential People"
An Amazon Top 20 Best Book of 2016
A Washington Post Best Memoir of 2016
A TIME and Entertainment Weekly Best Book of 2016


Map: Exploring the World Cover Image
$59.95
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)
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525429562
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Published: Viking - February 2nd, 2016

The #1 New York Times bestseller that examines how people can champion new ideas--and how leaders can fight groupthink, from the author of Give and Take and co-author of Option B


The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781101904008
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Published: Harmony - April 5th, 2016

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.