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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 lying in the sun Aimless Love Billy Collins 06/30/2017
When you want to learn from the past Alexander Hamilton Ron Chernow 06/30/2017
When you’re lying in the sun Another Great Day at Sea Geoff Dyer 06/30/2017
When you’re in the mood for adventure The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu Joshua Hammer 06/30/2017
When you want to understand what’s going on in the world Bad Feminist Roxane Gay 06/30/2017
When you’re itching to go back to school Behave Robert M. Sapolsky 06/30/2017
When you want to understand what’s going on in the world Behind the Beautiful Forevers Katherine Boo 06/30/2017
When you’re in the mood for adventure The Book of Lost Things John Connolly 06/30/2017
When you’re unable to get to a museum Broad Strokes (in That Order) Bridget Quinn and Lisa Congdon 06/30/2017
When you want to learn from the past Cartographies of Time Anthony Grafton and Daniel Rosenberg 06/30/2017
When you’re lying in the sun Caves of Steel Isaac Asimov 06/30/2017
When you want useful information The China Study T. Colin Campbell 06/30/2017
When you’re plotting to conquer the world The Confidence Game Maria Konnikova 06/30/2017
When you’re lying in the sun Deep Down Dark Héctor Tobar 06/30/2017
When you’re itching to go back to school Democracy Reinvented Hollie Russon Gilman 06/30/2017
When you’re spending summer in the city Dream Cities Wade Graham 06/30/2017
When you’re plotting to conquer the world The Element Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica 06/30/2017
When you’re plotting to conquer the world Emergent Strategy Adrienne Maree Brown 06/30/2017
When you want useful information Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong--and What You Really Need to Know This title is no longer available. Emily Oster 06/30/2017
When you’re prepping for a picnic, BBQ or houseguests The Flavor Bible Andrew Dornenburg and Karen Page 06/30/2017
When you’re over summer blockbusters and crave soul and emotion The Forty Rules of Love This title is no longer available. Elif Shafak 06/30/2017
When you’re lying in the sun A Gentleman in Moscow Amor Towles 06/30/2017
When your idea of a vacation is stepping into another’s life The Glass Castle Jeannette Walls 06/30/2017
When your kids are restless A Great and Terrible Beauty Libba Bray 06/30/2017
When your kids are restless A Great and Terrible Beauty Libba Bray 06/30/2017

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