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

4. A Summary of ‘The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way’ by Amanda Ripley

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

6. A Summary of ‘Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes’ by Maria Konnikova

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

8. A Summary of ‘The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion’ by Jonathan Haidt

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

10. A Summary of ‘Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder’ by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

 

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. America: Imagine a World without Her

2. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

3. Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. the Obamas

4. One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America’s Future

5. Hard Choices

6. The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee

7. David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants

8. Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain

9. Capital in the Twenty-First Century

10. Clinton, Inc.: The Audacious Rebuilding of a Political Machine

 

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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