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
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143132516
Availability: Here in Miami
Published: Penguin Books - April 2nd, 2019

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
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541774162
Availability: Here in Miami
Published: PublicAffairs - April 30th, 2019

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-ish (takes 3-7 days to reach a store, or 1-5 to ship to you)
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.

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BLOOMBERG AND LIBRARY JOURNAL


Alone Time: Four Seasons, Four Cities, and the Pleasures of Solitude Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399562327
Availability: Here in Miami
Published: Penguin Books - June 4th, 2019

A wise, passionate account of the pleasures of traveling solo

In our hectic, hyperconnected lives, many people are uncomfortable with the prospect of solitude. Yet a little time to ourselves can be an opportunity to slow down, savor, and try new things, especially when traveling.


Black Fortunes: The Story of the First Six African Americans Who Survived Slavery and Became Millionaires Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062437600
Availability: Here in Miami
Published: Amistad - January 29th, 2019

“By telling the little-known stories of six pioneering African American entrepreneurs, Black Fortunes makes a worthy contribution to black history, to business history, and to American history.”—Margot Lee Shetterly, New York Times Bestselling author of Hidden Figures


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The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501158575
Availability: Not Yet Published
Published: Atria Books - March 17th, 2020

As we approach a great turning point in history when technology is poised to redefine what it means to be human, The Fourth Age offers fascinating insight into AI, robotics, and their extraordinary implications for our species. “If you only read just one book about the AI revolution, make it this one” (John Mackey, cofounder and CEO, Whole Foods Market).


Rome: A History in Seven Sackings Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781501191091
Availability: Here-ish (takes 3-7 days to reach a store, or 1-5 to ship to you)
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-ish (takes 3-7 days to reach a store, or 1-5 to ship to you)
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.