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FICTION The White Tiger: A Novel • Aravind Adiga The Pregnant Widow • Martin Amis New York Trilogy • Paul Auster The Wettest County in the World: A Novel Based on a True Story • Matt Bondurant The Lost Symbol • Dan Brown Death Comes for the Archbishop • Willa Cather and A.S. Byatt Await Your Reply: A Novel • Dan Chaon 61 Hours: A Reacher Novel • Lee Child Executive Orders • Tom Clancy Two Cures for Love: Selected Poems, 1979-2006 • Wendy Cope The Power of One: A Novel • Bryce Courtenay Sarah’s Key • Tatiana de Rosnay Point Omega • Don DeLillo Skipping Christmas • John Grisham The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo • Stieg Larsson and Reg Keeland The Jumblies and Other Nonsense Verse • Edward Lear Wolf Hall: A Novel • Hilary Mantel The Road • Cormac McCarthy Pnin • Vladimir Nabokov Netherland • Joseph O’Neill My Name Is Red • Orhan Pamuk and Erdag Goknar House Rules: A Novel • Jodi Picoult One, No One and One Hundred Thousand • Luigi Pirandello The Imperfectionists: A Novel • Tom Rachman Shantaram: A Novel • Gregory David Roberts The Swarm: A Novel – Paperback • Frank Schatzing King Lear • William Shakespeare Standing Still • Kelly Simmons River God: A Novel of Ancient Egypt • Wilbur Smith The Help • Kathryn Stockett The Shadow of the Wind • Carlos Ruiz Zafon NONFICTION The Pacific • Hugh Ambrose The Silver Lining: An Innovation Playbook for Uncertain Times • Scott D. Anthony What’s in a Street Name? • Antony Badsey-Ellis The High-Performance Entrepreneur: Golden Rules for Success in Today`s World • Subroto Bagchi Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain: How a New Science Reveals Our Extraordinary Potential to Transform Ourselves • Sharon Begley Guide to Good Business Communications: How to Write and Speak English Well – in Every Business Situation • Michael Bennie Basic Black: The Essential Guide for Getting Ahead at Work (and in Life) • Cathie Black Flyboys: A True Story of Courage • James Bradley Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done • Larry Bossidy, Ram Charan, and Charles Burck The Knack: How Street-Smart Entrepreneurs Learn to Handle Whatever Comes Up • Norm Brodsky and Bo Burlingham Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big • Bo Burlingham The Greatest Generation • Tom Brokaw Fathering Your School-Age Child: A Dad’s Guide to the Wonder Years: 3 to 9 • Armin A. Brott Leadership from the Inside Out: Becoming a Leader for Life • Kevin Cashman Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. • Ron Chernow The Innovator’s Prescription: A Disruptive Solution for Health Care • Clayton M. Christensen, Jerome H. Grossman, M.D., Jason Hwang, M.D. I Know You Got Soul • Jeremy Clarkson Creating Magic: 10 Common Sense Leadership Strategies from a Life at Disney • Lee Cockerell The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It • Paul Collier The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief • Francis S. Collins The Language of Life: DNA and the Revolution in Personalized Medicine • Francis S. Collins Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t • Jim Collins The Last Best League: One Summer, One Season, One Dream • Jim Collins Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies • Jim Collins and Jerry I. Porras Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class ­Performers from Everybody Else • Geoff Colvin Get Out of Your Own Way: The 5 Keys to Surpassing Everyone’s Expectations • Robert K. Cooper 8th Habit From Effectiveness To Greatness • Stephen R. Covey The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World • Niall ­Ferguson Rock, Paper, Scissors: Game Theory in Everyday Life • Len Fisher Big Shoes: How Successful Leaders Grow into New Roles • Sander A. Flaum The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century • George Friedman Numbers Rule Your World: The Hidden Influence of Probabilities and Statistics on Everything You Do • Kaiser Fung The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right • Atul Gawande Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking • Malcolm ­Gladwell Outliers: The Story of Success • Malcolm Gladwell The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference • Malcolm Gladwell The Decision Tree: Taking Control of Your Health in the New Era of Personalized Medicine • Thomas Goetz Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln • Doris Kearns Goodwin Great Business Teams: Cracking the Code for Standout ­Performance • Howard M. Guttman The Power of Pull: How Small Moves, Smartly Made, Can Set Big Things in Motion • John Hagel III, John Seely Brown, and Lang Davison Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die • Chip Heath and Dan Heath Sailing For Dummies • J. J. Isler and Peter Isler SuperCorp: How Vanguard Companies Create Innovation, Profits, Growth, and Social Good • Rosabeth Moss Kanter Project Management Made Easy • Sid Kemp A Sense of Urgency • John P. Kotter The Leadership Challenge • James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster • Jon Krakauer Quantum: Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality • Manjit Kumar The M-Factor: How the Millennial Generation Is Rocking the ­Workplace • Lynne C. Lancaster and David Stillman The Five Temptations of a CEO, 10th Anniversary Edition: A ­Leadership Fable • Patrick Lencioni The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable • Patrick Lencioni SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance • Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine • Michael Lewis Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game • Michael Lewis The Corporate Athlete Advantage: The Science of Deepening Engagement • Jim Loehr and Jack Groppel Uniting the Virtual Workforce: Transforming Leadership and Innovation in the Globally Integrated Enterprise • Karen Sobel Lojeski and Richard R. Reilly Managing The Professional Service Firm • David H. Maister The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill • William Manchester The Business Leader’s Health Manual: Tips and Strategies for ­Getting to the Top • Juliette McGannon, Michael McGannon The Power of Learning: Fostering Employee Growth • Klas Mellander Hundred Percenters: Challenge Your Employees to Give It Their All, and They’ll Give You Even More • Mark Murphy The Marketing Gurus: Lessons from the Best Marketing Books of All Time • Chris Murray 1001 Ways to Reward Employees • Bob Nelson, Ph.D. The Cambridge Companion to Seamus Heaney • Bernard O’Donoghue Winning through Innovation: A Practical Guide to Leading O­rganizational Change and Renewal • Charles A. O’Reilly III and Michael L. Tushman Bathsheba’s Breast: Women, Cancer, and History • James Olson The Quants: How a New Breed of Math Whizzes Conquered Wall Street and Nearly Destroyed It • Scott Patterson A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future • Daniel H. Pink The Life of David • Robert Pinsky The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals • Michael Pollan Five Families: The Rise, Decline, and Resurgence of America’s Most Powerful Mafia Empires • Selwyn Raab Daring Young Men: The Heroism and Triumph of The Berlin Airlift-June 1948-May 1949 • Richard Reeves Who Got Einstein’s Office?: Eccentricity and Genius at the ­Princeton Institute for Advanced Study • Ed Regis The Eat-Clean Diet Recharged • Tosca Reno The Triple Bottom Line: How Today’s Best-Run Companies Are Achieving Economic, Social and Environmental Success — and How You Can Too • Andrew W. Savitz and Karl Weber The Exemplary Husband: A Biblical Perspective • Stuart Scott and John MacArthur The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany • William L. Shirer China: Fragile Superpower • Susan L. Shirk Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and ­Washington Fought to Save the Financial System — and ­Themselves • Andrew Ross Sorkin Perfect Pitch: The Art of Selling Ideas and Winning New Business • Jon Steel Bounce: How Champions are Made • Matthew Syed The Ride of a Lifetime: Doing Business the Orange County ­Choppers Way • Paul Teutul Sr. The Power of Nice: How to Conquer the Business World With ­Kindness • Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment • Eckhart Tolle Visual & Statistical Thinking: Displays of Evidence for Decision Making • Edward R. Tufte The Art Of War • Sun Tzu Perceptions of Health and Illness: Current Research and ­Applications • Petrie and John Weinman Value-Based Fees: How to Charge – and Get – What You’re Worth • Alan Weiss Winning • Jack Welch Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815 • Gordon S. Wood The Post-American World • Fareed Zakaria JOURNALS/MAGAZINES Auto Week Backpacker Magazine Diabetes Diabetes Care Handyman Harvard Business Review National Geographic Nature New England Journal of Medicine PharmaVOICE Wired Magazine FAVORITE AUTHORS Dan Brown Tom Clancy Patricia Cornwell Julio Cortazar William Faulkner F. Scott Fitzgerald Carlos Fuentes W. E. B. Griffin John Grisham Chelsea Handler Jack Kerouac Stephen King John Le Carre Stieg Larsson Mario Vargas Llosa Robert Ludlum James A. Michener Robert Parker James Patterson Reynolds Price Philip Roth Jose Saramago David Sedaris William Shakespeare Karin Slaughter Ravi Zacharias

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