Review Archives

September 2014

Around the World in 80 Days – Jules Verne

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – Robert Louis Stevenson

August 2014

The End of Normal – James K. Galbraith

Excellent Sheep – William Deresiewicz

Empire’s Ally: Canada and the War in Afghanistan – Klassen and Albo

Whatever Happened to the Music Teacher: How Government Decides and Why – Donald J. Savoie

The Organized Mind – Daniel J. Levitin

South: The Story of Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Expedition – Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton

July 2014

Risk Savvy: How to Make Good Decisions – Gigerenzer

The Panic Virus – Seth Mnookin

Grimm’s Fairy Tales

Capital in the 21st Century – Thomas Piketty

The Principles of Scientific Management – Frederick Winslow Taylor

June 2014

George-Etienne Cartier: Montreal Bourgeois – Brian Young

Spillover – David Quammen

Dead Souls – Nikolai Gogol

The Economic Consequences of the Peace – John Maynard Keynes

Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray

How the Mind Works – Steven Pinker

Scarcity – Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir

May 2014

Deceit and Self Deception – Robert Trivers

Learning To School: Federalism and Public Schooling in Canada – Jennifer Walker

Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert

David Suzuki

Moby-Dick – Herman Melville

Moral Clarity: a guide for grown-up idealists – Susan Neiman

Fire and Ashes – Michael Ignatieff

April 2014

Flashboys – Michael Lewis

Gulliver’s Travels – Jonathan Swift

The Eight Gates of Zen – John Daido Loori

Taking the Path of Zen – Robert Aitken

March 2014

The Black Jacobins – CLR James

The National Dream – Pierre Burton

The Triple Package – Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld

How to be a Productivity Ninja – Graham Allcott

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen R. Covey

The Art of Happiness – Epicurus

The Analects – Confucius (trans. David Hinton)

The Knowledge – Lewis Dartnell

Out of the Ashes – David Lammy

February 2014

The Roman Experience – L.P. Wilkinson

The Blank Slate 2 – Steven Pinker

The Blank Slate – Steven Pinker

Flow – Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

The Tyranny of Experts – William Easterly

Strange Fruits: Why Both Sides are Wrong in the Race Debate – Kenan Malik

The Restoration of Rome (Charlemagne) – Peter Heather

The Restoration of Rome (Justinian) – Peter Heather

January 2014

The Restoration of Rome (Theoderic) – Peter Heather

Abundance – Peter Diamandis and Stever Kotler

Nation Maker 2 – Richard Gwyn

Zero-Sum World – Gideon Rachman

Pragmatism – William James

Infidel – Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother – Amy Chua

December 2013

Bloomberg 2013 Books

Bill Gates 2013 Book Recommendations

The Signal and the Noise 2 – Nate Silver

The Signal and the Noise – Nate Silver

John A: The Man Who Made Us – Richard Gwyn

The Price of Civilization – Jeffrey Sachs

The Economic Naturalist – Robert H Frank

November 2013

The Wealth and Poverty of Nations 2 – David Landes

The Wealth and Poverty of Nations – David Landes

The Art of War – Sun Tzu

Good Strategy, Bad Strategy – Richard Rumelt

The Language Instinct 2 – Steven Pinker

The Language Instinct – Steven Pinker

Small is Beautiful – E.F. Schumacher

Who Killed Canadian History? – J.L. Granatstein

October 2013

The Origin of Wealth 2 – Eric Beinhocker

The Origin of Wealth – Eric Beinhocker

The World Until Yesterday 1 – Jared Diamond

The Righteous Mind 2 – Jonathan Haidt

The Righteous Mind – Jonathan Haidt

River Notes – Wade Davis

Shop Class as Soulcraft – Matthew Crawford

In Praise of Slow – Carl Honoré

September 2013

Debt: The First 5,000 Years – David Graeber

Homeward Bound – Emily Matchar

While Canada Slept – Andrew Coyne

The Book of Chuang Tzu

Getting to Plan B – John Mullins and Randy Komisar

Average is Over – Tyler Cowen

The Honor Code – Kwame Anthony Appiah

Montaigne 2

Essays – Michel de Montaigne

August 2013

Antifragile 2 – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Antifragile – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Zen Gaming and the Art of Electronic Sports – Lee Southard

Of Dice and Men – David M. Ewalt

Cicero: A Turbulent Life – Anthony Everitt

Academically Adrift – Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa

The Prize – Daniel Yergin

Decisive – Chip and Dan Heath

July 2013

The Art of Choosing – Sheena Iyengar

How Children Succeed – Paul Tough

From Democrats to Kings – Michael Scott

Food and The Omnivore’s Dilemma – Michael Pollan

Fixing Social Capital: Bowling Alone 2

The Slow Fix – Carl Honoré

The Decline in Social Capital: Bowling Alone 1 – Robert Putnam

The Public Intellectual in Canada – Edited by Nelson Wiseman

The Price of Everything – Eduardo Porter

June 2013

The Clock of the Long Now – Stewart Brand

Prosperity Without Growth – Tim Jackson

What Intelligence Test Miss – Keith Stanovich

Stranger Magic – Marina Warner

The Invisible Gorilla – Chabris & Simons

Numbersense – Kaiser Fung

Present Shock – Douglas Rushkoff

The Checklist Manifesto – Atul Gawande

Waiting for the Barbarians – J.M. Coetzee

May 2013

The Genius in All of Us – David Shenk

Poor Economics 2 – Banerjee and Duflo

Poor Economics 1 – Banerjee and Duflo

The (Honest) Truth about Dishonesty – Dan Ariely

The Art of Learning – Josh Waitzkin

Fat Chance – Robert Lustig

The Better Angels of our Nature – Steven Pinker

Quiet – Susan Cain

Reality is Broken – Jane McGonigal

April 2013

Why Nations Fail – Acemoglu and Robinson

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