Summer reading list

Many summer reading lists come out this time of year– if you’re looking for beach reads, check out Publisher Weekly’s Best Summer Books 2014, CBC’s Ultimate Summer 2014 Reading List, or TED’s Summer Reading List (recommendLeavingMicroations from Bill and Melinda Gates and others).

For those of you looking for summer business reading, there are also lists out there for new business books worthy of perusing on a patio, beach or park:

2014 JP Morgan Reading List

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business: Top 10 Summer Reading List for Business Leaders

Below are links to books that have been in previous JP Morgan summer reading lists– these books are all available at the library to borrow (just don’t drop them in the pool):

Thinking, fast and slow / Daniel Kahneman

Passion & purpose : stories from the best and brightest young business leaders

Vineyard at the end of the world : maverick winemakers and the rebirth of malbec

Taking people with you : the only way to make big things happen / David NovakBigShort

Leaving Microsoft to change the world : an entrepreneur’s odyssey to educate the world’s children / John Wood

Good to great : why some companies make the leap–and others don’t / Jim Collins

The Facebook effect : the inside story of the company that is connecting the world

Blackberry : the inside story of research in motion

The wisdom of crowds

And a few summer reads from other reading lists:

Quiet : the power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking

How much is enough? : money and the good lifeContagious

The big short : inside the doomsday machine

Contagious : why things catch on

The crowdfunding revolution : how to raise venture capital using social media


And… in case you’re finishing with school, and moving on to the next chapter… a book to help you out with whatever is next:

The young professional : a real world survival guide for the new college graduate

Happy reading 🙂


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