J.P. Morgan Reading List Summer 2018

Now in its 19th year, the J.P. Morgan Reading List highlights works that look to the past, present and future to deepen our engagement with the world as we know it today. These 10 nonfiction titles entertained, challenged and above all inspired client advisors across our organization. JP Morgan hopes they move you in a similar way.

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 their recommendations with you.

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On Grand Strategy Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781594203510
Availability: Here in Miami
Published: Penguin Press - April 3rd, 2018

“The best education in grand strategy available in a single volume . . . a book that should be read by every American leader or would-be leader.”—The Wall Street Journal

A master class in strategic thinking, distilled from the legendary program the author has co-taught at Yale for decades


The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781610398299
Availability: Here in Miami
Published: PublicAffairs - March 20th, 2018

The historic quest to rekindle the human exploration and colonization of space led by two rivals and their vast fortunes, egos, and visions of space as the next entrepreneurial frontier


Engine of Impact: Essentials of Strategic Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780804796439
Availability: Here in Miami
Published: Stanford Business Books - November 14th, 2017

We are entering a new era--an era of impact. The largest intergenerational transfer of wealth in history will soon be under way, bringing with it the potential for huge increases in philanthropic funding. Engine of Impact shows how nonprofits can apply the principles of strategic leadership to attract greater financial support and leverage that funding to maximum effect.


The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780804176989
Availability: Here in Miami
Published: Bantam - January 30th, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of The Talent Code unlocks the secrets of highly successful groups and provides tomorrow’s leaders with the tools to build a cohesive, motivated culture.

Where does great culture come from? How do you build and sustain it in your group, or strengthen a culture that needs fixing?


Alone Time: Four Seasons, Four Cities, and the Pleasures of Solitude Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780399562303
Availability: Here-ish (takes 3-7 days to reach a store, or 1-5 to ship to you)
Published: Viking - June 5th, 2018

"In Paris (or anywhere else, really) a table for one can be a most delightful place." --Alone Time, as seen in The New York Times

A wise, passionate account of the pleasures of traveling solo


Black Fortunes: The Story of the First Six African Americans Who Escaped Slavery and Became Millionaires Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062437594
Availability: Here in Miami
Published: Amistad - January 30th, 2018

One of Ebony Magazine's True Read picks of 2018


The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501158568
Availability: Here in Miami
Published: Atria Books - April 24th, 2018

The Fourth Age not only discusses what the rise of A.I. will mean for us, it also forces readers to challenge their preconceptions.


Rome: A History in Seven Sackings Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781501191091
Availability: Here in Miami
Published: Simon & Schuster - May 15th, 2018

"Kneale's account is a masterpiece of pacing and suspense.


Cocktail Chameleon (Connoisseur) Cover Image
By Mark Addison (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$50.00
ISBN: 9781614286196
Availability: Here in Miami
Published: Assouline - June 15th, 2017

From the classic Margarita to the Love Byte, "Cocktail Chameleon" is award-winning designer and producer Mark Addison's invitation to join him as he dresses up twelve cocktails in twelve unique variations for 144 signature takes on the classics. Mr.


Tippet Rise Art Center Cover Image
$60.00
ISBN: 9781616896492
Availability: Here in Miami
Published: Princeton Architectural Press - June 5th, 2018

Of the many large-scale sculpture and art parks in the world, including Marfa, Storm King, Tickon, Yorkshire, Ekebergparken, Hakone, and Foundation Maeght, none is more ambitious in vision, nor in a more spectacular setting, than Tippet Rise, a 10,260-acre arts venue in south-central Montana.