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What are Barack Obama, Bill Gates and Fortune 500 CEOs reading?

26 Nov 2018

Read the books recommended by these acclaimed individuals, some of which also made it to the Financial Times & McKinsey list of best business books of 2018 & 2017. Visit the display at the New Arrivals shelf on Level 2 of Li Ka Shing Library through Nov 30 2018, or click on the e-books and get started.

No. 

Title / Author

1

Adaptive Markets : Financial Evolution at the Speed of Thought./ Andrew Lo

e-Book

2

Bad Blood : Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup/  John Carreyrou

e-Book

3

Be Like Amazon: Even a Lemonade Stand Can Do It / Jeffrey Eisenberg, Bryan Eisenberg

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 2   HF5415.335 .E37 2017 

4

Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World / Tom Wright, Bradley Hope

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 2   HV6692.L68 W75 2018

5

Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys' Club of Silicon Valley / Emily Chang

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 2   HD6060.5.U5 C52 2018

6

Capitalism in America : A history / Alan Greenspan, Adrian Wooldridge

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 4   HB501 .G6454 2018  

7

Crashed : How a decade of financial crises changed the world / Adam Tooze

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 2   HB3717 2008 .T66 2018  

8

Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist/ Kate Raworth

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 4   HB171 .R36 2017

9

Economics for the Common Good / Jean Tirole, Steven Rendall

e-Book

10

Factfulness : Ten reasons we're wrong about the world - and why things are better than you think / Hans Rosling, Ola Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnlund

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 2   BF441 .R673 2018 

11

Gigged / Sarah Kessler

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 4   HD5854.2.U6 K47 2018 

12

Give People Money / Annie Lowrey

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 4   HC79.I5 L69 2018 

13

Hacking Innovation: The New Growth Model from the Sinister World of Hackers / Josh Linkner

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   HF5386 .L56 2017

14

Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft's Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone / Satya Nadella, Greg Shaw

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 4   HD9696.63.U62 N34 2018 

15

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

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 2   CB478 .H37 2018

16

Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy / Jonathan Taplin

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   HM851 .T365 2018 

17

New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World--and How to Make It Work for You/ Jeremy Heimans, Henry Timms

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 2    HM851 .H435 2018 

18

Psyched Up: How the Science of Mental Preparation Can Help You Succeed / Daniel McGinn

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 2   BF697.5.S47 M34 2017 

19

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike / Phil Knight

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 2   HD9992.U52 K555 2018 

20

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

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   HM846 .F739 2016

21

The Anticipatory Organization: Turn Disruption and Change into Opportunity and Advantage / Daniel Burrus

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 4   HD58.8 .B8834 2017

22

The Bank That Lived a Little: Barclays in the Age of the Very Free Market / Philip Augar

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   HG2988 .A94 2018

23

The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India's New Gilded Age/ James Crabtree

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 4   HC440.I5 C73 2018

24

The Leadership Mind Switch: Rethinking How We Lead in the New World of Work /  D. A. Benton, Kylie Wright-Ford

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 4   HD57.7 .B4668 2017

25

The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone / Brian Merchant

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   QA76.8.I64 M47 2018 

26

The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact / Chip Heath, Dan Heath

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 2   BF637 .S8 H438 2017  

27

The Spider Network: How a Math Genius and a Gang of Scheming Bankers Pulled Off One of the Greatest Scams in History / David Enrich

Li Ka Shing Library  Lifestyle Collection Level 2   HV6768 .E67 2018  

28

The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy / Mariana Mazzucato

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 4   HB201 .M39 2018

29

The wisdom of finance : Discovering humanity in the world of risk and return / Mihir A. Desai

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   HG101 .D47 2017  

30

Who is Michael Ovitz?/ Michael Ovitz

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 3   PN2287.O77 A3 2018 

31

Wild ride : Inside Uber's quest for world domination / Adam Lashinsky

e-Book

 

Last updated on 26 Nov 2018 .