Book Club

A list of recommended reading.

Economics

“Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics” by Richard Thaler

Society

“The War on Normal People” by Andrew Yang
“Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress” by Steven Pinker
“The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined” by Steven Pinker
“The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values” by Sam Harris

Psychology

“Thinking, Fast and Slow” by Daniel Kahneman

Biographies

“Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX and the Quest for a fantastic future” by Ashlee Vance

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Leave a comment if you have suggestions for essential books to read.

One Comment on “Book Club

  1. These books I curated from GatesNotes:
    How not to be wrong by Jesse Ellenberg
    Factfulness by Hans Rosling
    Sapiens by Yuval Harari

    Figuring out reality:
    Principles by Ray Dalio
    Thinking in Bets by Annie Duke, this is like a summary book that references Kahneman’s work.

    Empathy/Negotiation
    How to talk so kids will listen by Adele Faber
    Never split the difference by Chriss Voss

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