《经济学人》2016年度书单

得到 app 王烁的订阅专栏提到书单他只关注《经济学人》年读书单。于是我就好奇去找,整理下来给自己,有时间可以找一些来读。

以下是《经济学人》2016年度书单,来源 Books of the Year 2016 。2016年度推荐书单有关中国、语言、微生物、遗传、不平等和中世纪的手稿。

p.s. 其中很多书籍由于众所周知的原因,并不能在国内看到,可移步美国 Amazon 查找。

政治与时事

Politics and current affairs

China’s Future. By David Shambaugh.

Black Wind, White Snow: The Rise of Russia’s New Nationalism. By Charles Clover.

The Euro and the Battle of Ideas. By Markus Brunnermeier, Harold James and Jean-Pierre Landau.

CEO, China: The Rise of Xi Jinping. By Kerry Brown.

China’s Crony Capitalism: The Dynamics of Regime Decay. By Minxin Pei.

The Egyptians: A Radical Story. By Jack Shenker.

Trials: On Death Row in Pakistan. By Isabel Buchanan.

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis. By J.D. Vance.

The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye. By Sonny Liew.

The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine. By Ben Ehrenreich.

传记和回忆录

Biography and memoir

The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land In Between. By Hisham Matar.

Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years. By John Guy.

Half-Lion: How P.V. Narasimha Rao Transformed India. By Vinay Sitapati.

When Breath Becomes Air. By Paul Kalanithi.

Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion. By Gareth Stedman Jones.

Negroland: A Memoir. By Margo Jefferson.

Kenneth Clark: Life, Art and “Civilisation”. By James Stourton.

Born to Run. By Bruce Springsteen.

But You Did Not Come Back. By Marceline Loridan-Ivens.

The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe. A Biography. By Elaine Showalter.

Outlandish Knight: The Byzantine Life of Steven Runciman. By Minoo Dinshaw.

历史

History

The Water Kingdom: A Secret History of China. By Philip Ball.

The Romanovs: 1613-1918. By Simon Sebag Montefiore.

The Pursuit of Power: Europe 1815-1914. By Richard Evans.

Heart of Europe: A History of the Holy Roman Empire. By Peter Wilson.

Lenin on the Train. By Catherine Merridale.

East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity. By Philippe Sands.

经济与商业

Economics and business

The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The US Standard of Living since the Civil War. By Robert Gordon.

Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalisation. By Branko Milanovic.

The Great Convergence: Information Technology and the New Globalization. By Richard Baldwin.

The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan. By Sebastian Mallaby.

Alibaba: The House That Jack Ma Built. By Duncan Clark.

Eccentric Orbits: The Iridium Story. By John Bloom.

社会、文化与旅行

Culture, society and travel

Cleverlands: The Secrets Behind the Success of the World’s Education Superpowers. By Lucy Crehan.

Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World. By Timothy Garton Ash.

Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten Short Lives. By Gary Younge.

The Life Project: The Extraordinary Story of Our Ordinary Lives. By Helen Pearson.

Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts. By Christopher de Hamel.

Progress: Ten Reasons to Look Forward to the Future. By Johan Norberg.

The End of Karma: Hope and Fury Among India’s Young. By Somini Sengupta.

City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp. By Ben Rawlence.

Beethoven for a Later Age: Living with the String Quartets. By Edward Dusinberre.

How to Listen to Jazz. By Ted Gioia.

时尚

Fiction

The Vegetarian. By Han Kang.

War and Turpentine. By Stefan Hertmans.

The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047. By Lionel Shriver.

Swing Time. By Zadie Smith.

科技科学

Science and technology

I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life. By Ed Yong.

The Gene: An Intimate History. By Siddhartha Mukherjee.

Patient HM: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets. By Luke Dittrich.

Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind over Body. By Jo Marchant.

The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars. By Dava Sobel.

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