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The 10 New Books to Read in 2016

Category : Book Review

Over the past few months, I've been reading a slew of nonfiction books that will debut in 2016. From technology and psychology to business and life, here
are the new releases that I found especially thought-provoking:

1. TED Talks by Chris Anderson (May 3)

The curator of TED has written the most insightful book I've ever read on public speaking, but it's more than that. It's a brilliant, profound look at how
to communicate. If you ever plan to utter a sound, I highly recommend reading it. It gives me hope that words can actually change the world.

2. Grit
by Angela Duckworth
(May 3)

The pioneering psychologist who put grit on the map reveals how focused persistence can beat talent. This insightful, engaging read is brimming with
actionable advice for managers, coaches, teachers, and parents. Tiger Moms and Lombardi Dads, stay away: the book is about cultivating sustained passion,
not torturing your children so they'll bring home trophies.

3. The Sleep Revolution
by Arianna Huffington
(April 5)

The Huffington Post chief marries the latest science with her moving personal journey to explain the transformative effect of sleep on every
aspect of our lives, and how we can doze more and better. If you're currently working on an invention to eliminate the need for...  Read More

Adam Grant


Adam Grant is the youngest tenured professor at The Wharton School and the author of Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success. An award-winning researcher and teacher, his consulting and speaking clients include Google, the NFL, Merck, Microsoft, IBM, the World Economic Forum, the United Nations, and the U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force. He has been honored as the single highest-rated teacher at Wharton, one of BusinessWeek’s favorite professors, and one of the world’s top 40 business professors under 40. A leading expert in work and success, he has published more than 60 articles during the last five years in prominent psychology and management journals, and he was recently profiled in a New York Times Magazine cover story. He holds a Ph.D. in organizational psychology from the University of Michigan and a B.A. from Harvard University. He is a former record-setting advertising director, junior Olympic springboard diver, and professional magician. For more details, see www.giveandtake.com.

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