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Ted.com Recommended Reads

Description: Here’s a hefty list of TED speaker-recommended books for 2017, with all the diversity of titles and topics you might expect. No matter your mood, preference or occasion, we’ve got you covered.


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Category Title Author Date Added Action
When you’re in the mood for adventure
The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts
Joshua Hammer 06/30/2017
When you’re in the mood for adventure
The Book of Lost Things: A Novel
John Connolly 06/30/2017
When you’re in the mood for adventure
Love and Trouble: A Midlife Reckoning
Claire Dederer 06/30/2017
When you’re itching to go back to school
Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst
Robert M. Sapolsky 06/30/2017
When you’re itching to go back to school
Democracy Reinvented: Participatory Budgeting and Civic Innovation in America (Innovative Governance in the 21st Century)
Hollie Russon Gilman 06/30/2017
When you’re itching to go back to school
Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong-and the New Research That's Rewriting the Story
Angela Saini 06/30/2017
When you’re itching to go back to school
Placing Outer Space: An Earthly Ethnography of Other Worlds
Lisa Messeri 06/30/2017
When you’re itching to go back to school
The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way
Amanda Ripley 06/30/2017
When you’re itching to go back to school
The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds
Michael Lewis 06/30/2017
When you’re itching to go back to school
Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries
Kory Stamper 06/30/2017
When you’re lying in the sun
Aimless Love
Billy Collins 06/30/2017
When you’re lying in the sun
Another Great Day at Sea
Geoff Dyer 06/30/2017
When you’re lying in the sun
Caves of Steel
Isaac Asimov 06/30/2017
When you’re lying in the sun
Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle that Set Them Free
Héctor Tobar 06/30/2017
When you’re lying in the sun
A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel
Amor Towles 06/30/2017
When you’re lying in the sun
Horoscopes for the Dead
Billy Collins 06/30/2017
When you’re lying in the sun
Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk: A Novel
Kathleen Rooney 06/30/2017
When you’re lying in the sun
LoveStar
Andri Snaer Magnason and Victoria Cribb 06/30/2017
When you’re lying in the sun
Multiple Choice
Alejandro Zambra and Megan Mcdowell 06/30/2017
When you’re lying in the sun
Only A Trillion
Isaac Asimov 06/30/2017
When you’re lying in the sun
The Ordering of Love
Madeleine L'Engle 06/30/2017
When you’re lying in the sun
The Phantom of the Opera
Gaston Leroux and Dr John L. Flynn 06/30/2017
When you’re lying in the sun
The Rain in Portugal: Poems
Billy Collins 06/30/2017
When you’re lying in the sun
Version Control
Dexter Palmer 06/30/2017
When you’re lying in the sun
Youth
Isaac Asimov 06/30/2017

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