December’s eighteen books | Netherhall House

September’s list has gone through and the books are now sitting in the director’s office waiting to be stamped, and read. So, we are now looking for proposals, seventeen in fact, since I have already ordered the first: the mighty work of Robin Moore “In search of lost frogs”.

Some suggestions have already come in:

  1. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne
  2. (?) Essay on Man by Alexander Pope
  3. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell
  4. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
  5. Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
  6. David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell
  7. Tap Dancing to Work: Warren Buffett on Practically Everything, 1966-2012 by Carol Loomis
  8. Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises by Tim Geithner
  9. The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined by Steven Pinker
  10. The Man Who Fed the World by Leon Hesser
  11. The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft
  12. Golden Age of Journalism by Doris Kearns Goodwin
  13. How Asia Works by Joe Studwell
  14. How to Lie with Statistics by Darrell Huff
  15. What If? by Randall Munroe