Monday, August 13, 2007

Barry Byrne has a list of books to recommend ...

Barry writes,

Currently, I am reading Single by Judy Ford. (Single: The Art of Being Satisfied, Fulfilled and Independent. Avon, Mass. : Adams Media, 2004.)

My favorite books are Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge by Edward O. Wilson (New York: Knopf, 1998--1st floor B72 .W54 1998), and The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell with Bill Moyers (New York: Doubleday, 1988--1st floor oversize BL304 .C36 1988 and six part video in the Listening Room--J771).

Within the past year, I have really liked Setting the Table (Setting the Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business. New York: HarperCollinsPublishers, 2006) by Danny Meyer

The Audacity of Hope (The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream. New York: Crown Publishers, c2006--2nd floor E901.1.O23 A3 2006) by Barack Obama

Eisenhower on Leadership (Eisenhower on Leadership: Ike's Enduring Lessons in Total Victory Management. San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, 2006) by Alan Alexrod

The World is Flat
(The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005. HM846 .F74 2005) by Thomas Friedman

The Search (The Search: How Google and its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture. New York : Portfolio, 2005). by John Battelle

Let My People Go Surfing (Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman. New York: Penguin Press, 2005) by Yvon Chouinard

E=mc2 (E=mc²: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation. New York: Walker, c2000. --Science Library QC73.8.C6 B63x 2000) by David Bodanis

Einstein's Heroes (Einstein's Heroes: Imagining the World Through the Language of Mathematics.
New York: Oxford University Press, 2005). by Robyn Arianrhod

Lies at the Altar
(Lies at the Altar: The Truth about Great Marriages. New York: Hyperion, 2006) by Robin Smith

My Einstein
(My Einstein: Essays by Twenty-Four of the World's Leading Thinkers on the Man, His Work, and His Legacy. New York : Pantheon Books, 2006). Edited by John Brockman...

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