How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
3.90
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2012/09/17...

When it comes to a child’s future success, the preva
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Sep 07, 2012
 
David and Goliath
3.83
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2013/10/22...

This book is not about underdogs and giants in any c
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Oct 14, 2013
 
The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?
3.63
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2013/01/15...

The main argument: The onset of agriculture and farm
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Jan 07, 2013
 
The Social Conquest of Earth
3.85
*A full executive-style summary of this book is available at newbooksinbrief.wordpress.com

Since the dawn of self-awareness we human beings have strugg
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Apr 05, 2012
Apr 08, 2012
 
Capital in the Twenty-First Century
3.97
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2014/04/04...

The main argument: The unequal distribution of wealt
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Mar 25, 2014
 
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion
4.05
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2012/04/02...

The old saying goes that we are never to discuss rel
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Apr 08, 2012
 
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
3.96
A full executive-style summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2012/03/18...

It is often said that we are creatures of habit
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Apr 08, 2012
 
Smarter: The New Science of Building Brain Power
3.49
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2014/01/14...

The main argument: The idea that we can boost our br
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Jan 04, 2014
 
How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed
3.94
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2012/11/27...

When IBM's Deep Blue defeated humanity's greatest ch
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Nov 16, 2012
 
Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt
4.06
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2014/04/15...

The thrust: Over the past 20 years, and particularly
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Apr 07, 2014
 
Evolutionaries: Unlocking the Spiritual and Cultural Potential of Science's Greatest Idea
4.04
The main argument of the book: Up until the scientific revolution, some half a century ago, religion reigned supreme in the realm of belief and unders ...more
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Jul 08, 2012
 
Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think
3.67
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2013/03/21...

The main argument: Statistical information, or data,
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Mar 11, 2013
 
Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread— The Lessons from a New Science
3.39
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2014/02/25...

The main argument: The sciences that focus on human
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Feb 25, 2014
 
Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep
3.66
*A full executive summary of this book is now available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2012/08/20...

We spend up to a third of our lives sleeping, an
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Aug 09, 2012
 
The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way
4.01
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2013/09/12...

The main argument: In the recent past the K-12 publi
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Sep 04, 2013
 
The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
4.02
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2014/03/11...

The main argument: Up until 15 to 20 years ago the i
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Mar 11, 2014
 
The Chemistry Between Us: Love, Sex, and the Science of Attraction
3.89
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2012/09/30...

Love and sex play a central role in the human drama.
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Sep 22, 2012
 
The Real Crash: America's Coming Bankruptcy---How to Save Yourself and Your Country
3.84
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2012/06/04...

Since the housing and financial crash of 2008 Americ
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May 27, 2012
 
Breakpoint: Why the Web will Implode, Search will be Obsolete, and Everything Else you Need to Know about Technology is in Your Brain
3.86
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2013/08/07...

This is not a book about the end of the internet, as
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Jul 30, 2013
 
The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die
3.50
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2013/06/25...

Over the past half-millennium the West has built up
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Jun 18, 2013
 
Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming
4.14
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/

The main argument: That the earth’s climate is warming, and we ar
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Feb 11, 2014
 
Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes
3.54
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2013/01/28...

The main argument: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s characte
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Jan 21, 2013
 
The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies
3.90
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2014/01/28...

In the first machine age—otherwise known as the Indu
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Jan 19, 2014
 
Life at the Speed of Light: From the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital Life
3.83
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2013/12/03...

Ever since the structure of DNA was deciphered by Ja
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Nov 26, 2013
 
40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World
3.80
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2013/11/19...

The main argument: In the developed world, the vast
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Nov 09, 2013
 
Who Owns the Future?
3.72
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2013/06/05...

The main argument: Not so long ago the Internet was
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May 29, 2013
 
Brain Bugs: How the Brain's Flaws Shape Our Lives
3.77
A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2012/01/28...

As much as we rely on our brains to navigate the comp
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Apr 08, 2012
 
Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think
4.08
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2012/03/03...

In their new book `Abundance: The Future Is Better T
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Apr 08, 2012
 
The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code
3.94
*A full executive-style summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2012/08/01...

In a sense the story of DNA has two strands. O
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Jul 21, 2012
 
Higgs - The Invention and Discovery of the ‘God Particle’
3.77
*A full executive summary of this book is available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/2012/09/02...

Up until very recently, news out of the European Org
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Sep 03, 2012
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