NOW IN ITS 18th YEAR!
The 2017 J.P. Morgan Reading List features titles that tackle timely topics, from social and environmental issues to resiliency and popular culture. The list was culled from over 450 recommendations from the bank’s employees across the globe.
“This year’s selections are diverse and thought-provoking, reflecting the passions and causes our global clients care about most,” says Darin Oduyoye, Chief Communications Officer for J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management.
One of the first of its kind, the J.P. Morgan Reading list was started in 1999 as a way to stay in touch with clients during the summer months. The intention was to focus on books, all nonfiction, that featured themes and experiences reflecting the lives and interests of Private Bank clients—business, innovation, philanthropy, art. Notable titles from previous lists include Thomas Friedman’s The World is Flat (2005), David Kirkpatrick’s The Facebook Effect (2010), and Arianna Huffington’s The Sleep Revolution (2016).
We at Books & Books are grateful to J.P. Morgan's local office for "shopping small" (IE, with us) and we are pleased to share thier recommendations with you.
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It’s a scientific fact: Women rock!
1st edition, signed by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant.
Autobiography of founder of Dollar Tree that offers an informal history of budget retail and a how-to on how to do it successfully.
A Book of the Year Selection for Inc. and Library Journal
“This book picks up where The Tipping Point left off." -- Adam Grant, Wharton professor and New York Times bestselling author of ORIGINALS and GIVE AND TAKE
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
From forest trails in Korea, to islands in Finland, to eucalyptus groves in California, Florence Williams investigates the science behind nature's positive effects on the brain. Delving into brand-new research, she uncovers the powers of the natural world to improve health, promote reflection and innovation, and strengthen our relationships.
BEST BOOKS of 2017 SELECTION by * THE WASHINGTON POST * NEW YORK POST *
The harrowing, but triumphant story of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, leader of the Liberian women’s movement, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and the first democratically elected female president in African history.
When Ellen Johnson Sirleaf won the 2005 Liberian presidential election, she demolis
An “engaging and enlightening” (The Wall Street Journal) argument that innovation and progress are often achieved by revisiting and retooling ideas from the past rather than starting from scratch—from Guardian columnist and contributor to The Atlantic, Stephen Poole.
Innovation is not always as innovative as it may seem.
The lush and unique photography in this book represents National Geographic's Photo Ark, a major initiative and lifelong project by photographer Joel Sartore to make portraits of the world's animals—especially those that are endangered. His powerful message, conveyed with humor, compassion, and art: to know these animals is to save them.
"A valuable primer on foreign policy: a primer that concerned citizens of all political persuasions—not to mention the president and his advisers—could benefit from reading." —The New York Times