The Best of Books

Books Inc. best-seller list

  1. Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, by Daniel Brown
  2. Creative Confidence, by David Kelley
  3. City of Thieves, by David Benioff
  4. This Is Where I Leave You, by Jonathan Tropper
  5. Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt, by Michael Lewis
  6. The Tender Bar, by J.R. Moehringer
  7. Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn
  8. Meanwhile in San Francisco, by Wendy MacNaughton
  9. The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt
  10. Fingersmith, by Sarah Waters

NEW THIS MONTH

No Place to Hide
by Glenn Greenwald
Greenwald, the journalist who broke the original story of Edward Snowden and the NSA abuses of Americans’ right to privacy, tells not only his side of the story, but also offers canny commentary on government overreach and the place of media as a check on that overreach.

The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance
by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman
The authors of Womenomics delve into the nature of confidence and its importance, especially for women in the workplace. They talk to successful women, as well as scientists and psychologists, and propose the best way to use your confidence.

Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain
by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
Another in the string of successful “Freakonomics” titles, Levitt and Dubner explain what it is that makes their approach so revelatory and interesting as a method for interpreting and finding useful data.

#Girlboss
by Sophia Amoruso
Amoruso dispenses her hard-earned business wisdom while also revealing the life experiences that made her who she is. #Girlboss is a great book for anyone interested in startup culture and what it really takes to bring a business from your bedroom to corporate offices.

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