Reading List – 2011

3 Jan

A list of books I read last year (2011). Target: 25 . Actual: 30. Not bad.

  1. Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World by Michael Lewis
  2. Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson
  3. Cognitive Surplus: How Technology Makes Consumers into Collaborators by Clay Shirky
  4. The Overachievers: The Secret Lives of Driven Kids by Alexandra Robbins
  5. The 8 Traits Successful People Have in Common: 8 to Be Great by Richard St John
  6. That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back by Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum
  7. The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything by Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica
  8. Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek
  9. How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching by Ambrose, Bridges, DiPietro, Lovett, Norman
  10. The Innovative University: Changing the DNA of Higher Education from the Inside Out by Clayton M. Christensen and Henry J. Eyring
  11. Committed: A Love Story by Elizabeth Gilbert
  12. First Day First Show by Anupama Chopra
  13. It’s Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life by Lance Armstrong
  14. Crazy U: One Dad’s Crash Course in Getting His Kid Into College by Andrew Ferguson
  15. 2030: The Real Story of What Happens to America by Albert Brooks
  16. Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua
  17. Living with Complexity by Donald A. Norman
  18. Resources for Student Assessment by M.G.Kelly
  19. Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries by Peter Sims
  20. Poke the Box by Seth Godin
  21. Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses by Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa
  22. Great Wine Made Simple by Andrea Robinson
  23. The 17 Day Diet by Mike Moreno
  24. Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain by John J. Ratey
  25. 10 Days to Faster Reading by Abby Marks-Beale
  26. Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink
  27. The Man Who Lied to His Laptop: What Machines Teach Us About Human Relationships by Clifford Nass
  28. Abs for Life by Neil Frost
  29. Who’s Got Your Back by Keith Ferrazzi
  30. Eat This Not That! by David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding

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