Mark Zuckerberg’s Year of Books (2015) #booklists

In 2015, Mark Zuckerberg – he of the social media leviathan and the sweaters – started a book group on Facebook, the idea being to open up a publish (ish) discussion of a book a fortnight for a year. The final list is pretty interesting – you can get more details on it here.

jacket illustration: ? Disney ? Pixar
jacket illustration: ? Disney ? Pixar

Creativity, Inc -?Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace

Sapiens -?Dr. Yuval Noah Harari

The Rational Optimist?– Matt Ridley

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions – Thomas Kuhn

Why Nations Fail -?Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson

The End of Power -?Mois?s Na?m

The New Jim Crow?-?Michelle Alexander

Genome -?Matt Ridley

Portfolios of the Poor -?Daryl Collins, Jonathan Morduch, Stuart Rutherford

Dealing with China -?Henry M Paulson

The Varieties of Religious Experience -?William James

The Better Angels of our Nature -?Steven Pinker

The Three-Body Problem -?Cixin Liu

Gang Leader for a Day –?Sudhir Venkatesh

Energy: A Beginner?s Guide -?Vaclav Smil

Orwell?s Revenge – Peter Huber

Rational Ritual -?Michael Suk-Young Chwe

The Muqaddimah –?Ibn Khald?n

The Player of Games – Iain M Banks

On Immunity: An Inoculation -?Eula Biss

The Beginning of Infinity –?David Deutsch

World Order -?Henry Kissinger

The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation -?Jon Gertner

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