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

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

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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

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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

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