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Our 2017 Favorites


River of Doubt, By Candice Millard

Destiny of the Republic, By Candice Millard

Hero of the Empire, By Candice Millard

The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire, By Stephen Kinzer

Home Game: An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood, By Michael Lewis

Skunk Works, By Ben Rich

Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why, By Laurence Gonzales

How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World, By Steven Johnson

The Rise and Fall of American Growth, By Robert Gordon

Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction, By Derek Thompson

Masters of the Word: How Media Shaped History, By William Bernstein

Shoe Dog, By Phil Knight

Bull: A History of Boom and Bust, By Maggie Mahar

Selling the Invisible: A Field Guide to Modern Marketing, By Harry Beckwith

Scale: The Universal Laws of Growth, Innovation, Sustainability, and the Pace of Life in Organisms, Cities, Economies, and Companies, By Geoffrey West

Streaming, Sharing, Stealing: Big Data and the Future of Entertainment, By Michael Smith

The Orphan Master’s Son, By Adam Johnson


The Art of Tracking with Patrick O’Shaughnessy and Boyd Varty

Master’s in Business with Barry Ritholtz and Ed Thorp

Blog Posts

Growth Without Goals, By Patrick O’Shaughnessy

Overcoming Your Demons, By Morgan Housel

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