50 Books Suggested by TED Speakers

Success Through Stillness: Meditation Made Simple by Russell Simmons, Chris Morrow
Success Through Stillness: Meditation Made Simple by Russell Simmons, Chris Morrow

Lying by Sam Harris
Lying by Sam Harris

Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo

Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis by Robert D. Putnam
Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis by Robert D. Putnam

Machines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots by John Markoff
Machines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots by John Markoff

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg

A Place of Greater Safety: A Novel by Hilary Mantel
A Place of Greater Safety: A Novel by Hilary Mantel

This Is How You Lose Her by Junot D?az
This Is How You Lose Her by Junot D?az

The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America by George Packer
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America by George Packer

Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China by Evan Osnos
Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China by Evan Osnos

Where We Belong: Journeys That Show Us The Way by Hoda Kotb
Where We Belong: Journeys That Show Us The Way by Hoda Kotb

What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars (Columbia Business School Publishing) by Jim Paul, Brendan Moynihan
What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars (Columbia Business School Publishing) by Jim Paul, Brendan Moynihan

Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era by James Barrat
Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era by James Barrat

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari
Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari

Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice by Adam Benforado
Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice by Adam Benforado

Mindwise: Why We Misunderstand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want by Nicholas Epley
Mindwise: Why We Misunderstand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want by Nicholas Epley

The Machine Stops: By E. M. Forster – Illustrated by E. M. Forster
The Machine Stops: By E. M. Forster - Illustrated by E. M. Forster

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Dancing with Dementia: My Story of Living Positively with Dementia by Christine Bryden
Dancing with Dementia: My Story of Living Positively with Dementia by Christine Bryden

Wetware: A Computer in Every Living Cell by Dennis Bray
Wetware: A Computer in Every Living Cell by Dennis Bray

Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist by Brad Feld, Jason Mendelson
Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist by Brad Feld, Jason Mendelson

How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain by Lisa Feldman Barrett
How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain by Lisa Feldman Barrett

Surfing Uncertainty: Prediction, Action, and the Embodied Mind by Andy Clark
Surfing Uncertainty: Prediction, Action, and the Embodied Mind by Andy Clark

Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations by Thomas L. Friedman
Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations by Thomas L. Friedman

The Midas Paradox: Financial Markets, Government Policy Shocks, and the Great Depression by Scott B Sumner
The Midas Paradox: Financial Markets, Government Policy Shocks, and the Great Depression by Scott B Sumner

Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World by Mark Miodownik
Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World by Mark Miodownik

Leaves of Grass: The Original 1855 Edition (Dover Thrift Editions) by Walt Whitman
Leaves of Grass: The Original 1855 Edition (Dover Thrift Editions) by Walt Whitman

Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt by Michael Lewis
Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt by Michael Lewis

Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies by Nick Bostrom
Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies by Nick Bostrom

The Accidental Admiral: A Sailor Takes Command at NATO by ADM James G. Stavridis USN (Ret.)
The Accidental Admiral: A Sailor Takes Command at NATO by ADM James G. Stavridis USN (Ret.)

Heller’s Tale: an Antarctic Novella by David Pablo Cohn
Heller's Tale: an Antarctic Novella by David Pablo Cohn

Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success by Phil Jackson, Hugh Delehanty
Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success by Phil Jackson, Hugh Delehanty

Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam Grant
Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam Grant

Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities by Rebecca Solnit
Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities by Rebecca Solnit

The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human by Jonathan Gottschall
The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human by Jonathan Gottschall

Lucky Jim by James Hart
Lucky Jim by James Hart

To Build a Castle: My Life as a Dissenter by Vladimir Konstantinovich Bukovskii, Vladimir Bukovsky
To Build a Castle: My Life as a Dissenter by Vladimir Konstantinovich Bukovskii, Vladimir Bukovsky

Kill Decision by Daniel Suarez
Kill Decision by Daniel Suarez

The Spiritual Child: The New Science on Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving by Lisa Miller
The Spiritual Child: The New Science on Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving by Lisa Miller

The Stress-Proof Brain: Master Your Emotional Response to Stress Using Mindfulness and Neuroplasticity by Melanie Greenberg PhD
The Stress-Proof Brain: Master Your Emotional Response to Stress Using Mindfulness and Neuroplasticity by Melanie Greenberg PhD

Radiance of Tomorrow: A Novel by Ishmael Beah
Radiance of Tomorrow: A Novel by Ishmael Beah

Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other by Sherry Turkle
Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other by Sherry Turkle

The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars by Dava Sobel
The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars by Dava Sobel

Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Strangers Drowning: Impossible Idealism, Drastic Choices, and the Urge to Help by Larissa MacFarquhar
Strangers Drowning: Impossible Idealism, Drastic Choices, and the Urge to Help by Larissa MacFarquhar

The School of Greatness: A Real-World Guide to Living Bigger, Loving Deeper, and Leaving a Legacy by Lewis Howes
The School of Greatness: A Real-World Guide to Living Bigger, Loving Deeper, and Leaving a Legacy by Lewis Howes

Inviting Disaster: Lessons From the Edge of Technology by James R. Chiles
Inviting Disaster: Lessons From the Edge of Technology by James R. Chiles

Ghost Boat by Dan Gillcrist
Ghost Boat by Dan Gillcrist

Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion by Paul Bloom
Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion by Paul Bloom

The Sheep Look Up by John Brunner
The Sheep Look Up by John Brunner