The Ezra Klein Show reading list: books recommended by guests on the podcast (Part 1 of 3)

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99 books · 27 voters · list created August 21st, 2016 by Sarah (votes) .
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message 1: by Sarah (last edited Dec 29, 2017 10:00AM) (new)

Sarah These books were recommended by the following podcast guests (in parentheses)...

1) The Fire Next Time (Cory Booker)
2) The Beautiful Struggle: A Father, Two Sons and an Unlikely Road to Manhood (Cory Booker)
3) The Story of My Experiments With Truth (Cory Booker)
4) The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (Cory Booker; Dr. Nneka Jones Tapia)
5) Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid (David Chang)
6) The Bhagavad Gita (David Chang)
7) The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right (David Chang)
8) Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (Bill Gates; Bruce Friedrich; Jennifer Doudna)
9) Seveneves (Bill Gates)
10) The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined (Bill Gates; Bruce Friedrich; Grant Gordon)
11) Stormy Weather (Jim Yong Kim)
12) Orientalism (Jim Yong Kim)
13) The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation (Jim Yong Kim)
14) Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power (Rachel Maddow)
15) Lessons in Disaster: McGeorge Bundy and the Path to War in Vietnam (Rachel Maddow)
16) The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism (Rachel Maddow)
17) Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom (Michael Needham)
18) The Lost Majority: Why the Future of Government Is Up for Grabs - and Who Will Take It (Michael Needham)
19) The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America (Michael Needham)
20) The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America (Neera Tanden)
21) Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty (Neera Tanden)
22) Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds (Grover Norquist)
23) The Road to Serfdom (Grover Norquist)
24) Roman Blood (Grover Norquist)
25) Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity (Bruce Friedrich)
26) Influence: Science and Practice: The Comic (Bruce Friedrich)
27) Eating Animals (Bruce Friedrich; Ezra Klein)
28) The Affluent Society (Robert Reich)
29) The Theory of Moral Sentiments (Robert Reich)
30) The Theory Of The Leisure Class: An Economic Study Of Institutions (Robert Reich)
31) The Act of Creation (Arianna Huffington)
32) Meditations (Arianna Huffington)
33) Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality: Gay People in Western Europe from the Beginning of the Christian Era to the Fourteenth Century (Andrew Sullivan)
34) The Confessions of St. Augustine (Andrew Sullivan)
35) The Essays: A Selection (Andrew Sullivan)
36) A Collection of Essays (Andrew Sullivan)
37) Collected Poems of T.S. Eliot (Andrew Sullivan)
38) Coming to Public Judgment: Making Democracy Work in a Complex World (Alice Rivlin)
39) The Magic of Dialogue (Alice Rivlin)
40) The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living Since the Civil War (Alice Rivlin)
41) David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants (Tom Perez)
42) The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics (Tom Perez)
43) No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II (Tom Perez)
44) The Once and Future King (Moby)
45) The Journals of John Cheever (Moby)
46) Kabir: Ecstatic Poems (Moby)
47) One Hundred Years of Solitude (Jessica Valenti; Melissa Bell)
48) Bad Feminist (Jessica Valenti)
49) Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity (Jessica Valenti)
50) Patrimony (Jesse Eisenberg)
51) Ilustrado (Jesse Eisenberg)
52) Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class (Heather McGhee)
53) Sleeping Giant: How the New Working Class Will Transform America (Heather McGhee)
54) Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements (Heather McGhee)
55) The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book that Will Change the Way You Do Business (Ben Thompson)
56) The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That is Connecting the World (Ben Thompson)
57) Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis (Hillary Clinton; Francis Fukuyama)
58) Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life (Hillary Clinton)
59) Democracy in America (Yuval Levin)
60) The Quest For Community: A Study In The Ethics Of Order And Freedom (Yuval Levin)
61) Specialization and Trade: A Re-introduction to Economics (Yuval Levin)
62) Mating in Captivity: Reconciling the Erotic and the Domestic (Trevor Noah)
63) Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Trevor Noah)
64) Between the World and Me (Trevor Noah)
65) The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales (Atul Gawande)
66) The Complete Sherlock Holmes (Atul Gawande)
67) My Own Country: A Doctor's Story (Atul Gawande)
68) Pride and Prejudice (Melissa Bell)
69) And the Pursuit of Happiness (Melissa Bell)
70) We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families (Grant Gordon)
71) Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity (Grant Gordon; Jonathan Cohn; Michael Bennet)
72) Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics (Jessica Valenti)
73) Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption (Cory Booker; Angela J. Davis)
74) Beyond Economic Man: Feminist Theory and Economics (Neera Tanden)
75) Animal Liberation (Bruce Friedrich)
76) American Capitalism: The Concept of Countervailing Power (Robert Reich)
77) The Person and the Situation: Perspectives of Social Psychology (Malcolm Gladwell)
78) Brown Face Big Master (Malcolm Gladwell)
79) Military Misfortunes: The Anatomy of Failure in War (Malcolm Gladwell)
80) The Autobiography of Malcolm X (W. Kamau Bell; Keith Ellison)
81) King of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero (W. Kamau Bell)
82) Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (W. Kamau Bell)
83) Everything for Sale: The Virtues and Limits of Markets (Arlie Hochschild)
84) Metaphors We Live By (Arlie Hochschild)
85) A Prayer for the City (Dr. Leana Wen)
86) Not in My Neighborhood: How Bigotry Shaped a Great American City (Dr. Leana Wen)
87) All the King's Men (Molly Ball)
88) My Brilliant Friend (Molly Ball)
89) Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010 (Francis Fukuyama; JD Vance)
90) Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis (Francis Fukuyama; Ron Brownstein; Kara Swisher)
91) Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families (Jonathan Cohn)
92) The Social Transformation of American Medicine: The Rise of a Sovereign Profession and the Making of a Vast Industry (Jonathan Cohn)
93) The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money (Joseph Stiglitz)
94) The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time (Joseph Stiglitz)
95) Steps to an Ecology of Mind: Collected Essays in Anthropology, Psychiatry, Evolution, and Epistemology (Deborah Tannen)
96) Moby-Dick or, The Whale (Deborah Tannen)
97) Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy (David Frum)
98) The Deluge: The Great War, America and the Remaking of the Global Order, 1916-1931 (David Frum)
99) The Great Divergence: China, Europe, and the Making of the Modern World Economy (David Frum)


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