Top 10 Lists

Contents:

A. Top 10 Most Popular Articles on New Books in Brief

B. My Top 10 Favorite Books from New Books in Brief

C. My Top 10 Favorite Non Fiction Books of All Time

D. The New York Times Top 10 Hardcover Non Fiction

E. Links to More Top Books Lists

  • The New York Times Bestsellers List (U.S.)
  • The Times Bestsellers List (U.K.)
  • The Globe and Mail Bestsellers List (Canada)
  • Amazon.com Bestsellers List

*All lists are updated weekly

 

A. Top 10 Most Popular Articles on New Books in Brief

1. A Summary of ‘Thinking, Fast and Slow’ by Daniel Kahneman

2. A Summary of ‘The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business’ by Charles Duhigg

3. A Summary of ‘Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt’ by Michael Lewis

4. A Summary of ‘Capital in the Twenty-First Century’ by Thomas Piketty

5. A Summary of ‘David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants’ by Malcolm Gladwell

6. A Summary of ‘Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking’ by Susan Cain

7. A Summary of ‘Contagious: Why Things Catch On’ by Jonah Berger

8. A Summary of ‘How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character’ by Paul Tough

9. A Summary of ‘The Real Crash: America’s Coming Bankruptcy–How to Save Yourself and Your Country’ by Peter Schiff

10. A Summary of ‘The Chemistry Between Us: Love, Sex, and the Science of Attraction’ by Larry Young and Brian Alexander

 

B. My Top 10 Favorite Books from New Books in Brief

1. The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined (Link to Summary)

2. The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion (Link to Summary)

3. The Infinite Resource: The Power of Ideas on a Finite Planet (Link to Summary)

4. Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think (Link to Summary)

5. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking (Link to Summary)

6. How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character(Link to Summary)

7. Who’s in Charge?: Free Will and the Science of the Brain (Link to Summary)

8. Imagine: How Creativity Works (Link to Summary)

9. Thinking, Fast and Slow (Link to Summary)

10. Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep (Link to Summary)

 

C. My Top 10 Favorite Non Fiction Books of All Time

1. The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature

2. The Moral Animal: Why We Are The Way We Are: The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology

3. The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

4. The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion

5. A Short History of Nearly Everything

6. The Selfish Gene

7. The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom

8. Our Inner Ape

9. The Infinite Resource: The Power of Ideas on a Finite Planet

10. Fermat’s Enigma: The Epic Quest to Solve the World’s Greatest Mathematical Problem

 

D. The New York Times Top 10 Hardcover Non Fiction

1. Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt

2. Face the Music: A Life Exposed

3. Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder

4. Big Tent: The Story of the Conservative Revolution–As Told by the Thinkers and Doers Who Made It Happen

5. 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story

6. Killing Jesus

7. Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration

8. The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap

9. Love Life

10. A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power

 

E. Links to More Top Books Lists

The New York Times Bestsellers List (U.S.)

The Times Bestsellers List (U.K.)

The Globe and Mail Bestsellers List (Canada)

Amazon.com Bestsellers List

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