教育

比尔盖茨最新书单

比尔盖茨最新书单应该是近年来看到的最好的一个总结,共计154本。他是一个有名的阅读者,成功者都有这个习惯,并且这个习惯我们普通人也能做到。书单里的书我没看过几本,毕竟美国本土文化的类型居多,对我来说比较的不熟悉。里面唯一一本我看过的原版是“麦田守望者”,惭愧惭愧。我注意到盖茨书单里有2本傻瓜书,“天气傻瓜书”和“物理傻瓜书”,高智商的人也读傻瓜书,好接地气。

原文链接:https://medium.com/

抄录:

The Bill Gates Booklist (154 books)

1. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

2. Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty by Abhijit V. Banerjee

3. The Cost of Hope: A Memoir by Amanda Bennett

4. Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China by Ezra F. Vogel

5. The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1) by Suzanne Collins

6. The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined by Steven Pinker

7. Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell

8. Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson

9. Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty

10. The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century by Thomas L. Friedman

11. The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee

12. Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything by Joshua Foer

13. How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character by Paul Tough

14. Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School by John Medina

“ “

15. Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System from Crisis — and Themselves by Andrew Ross Sorkin

16. Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jared Diamond

17. On Intelligence by Jeff Hawkins

18. The Feynman Lectures on Physics by Richard Feynman

19. Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo

20. Post-Capitalist Society by Peter F. Drucker

21. The New Science of Strong Materials or Why You Don’t Fall Through the Floor by J.E. Gordon

22. Open by Andre Agassi

23. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

24. A Separate Peace by John Knowles

25. The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis

26. Getting Better: Why Global Development Is Succeeding — And How We Can Improve the World Even More by Charles Kenny

27. The End of Poverty by Jeffrey D. Sachs

28. Creating the 20th Century: Technical Innovations of 1867–1914 and Their Lasting Impact by Vaclav Smil

“ “

29. Molecules at an Exhibition: Portraits of Intriguing Materials in Everyday Life by John Emsley

30. Interventions: A Life in War and Peace by Kofi Annan

31. For the Love of Physics: From the End of the Rainbow to the Edge of Time: A Journey Through the Wonders of Physics by Walter Lewin

“ “

32. Prime Movers of Globalization: The History and Impact of Diesel Engines and Gas Turbines by Vaclav Smil

33. House on Fire: The Fight to Eradicate Smallpox by William H. Foege

34. Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think by Peter H. Diamandis

35. Crisis Economics: A Crash Course in the Future of Finance by Nouriel Roubini

36. Physics for Future Presidents: The Science Behind the Headlines by Richard A. Muller

37. Broken Genius: The Rise and Fall of William Shockley, Creator of the Electronic Age by Joel N. Shurkin

38. Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World by Liaquat Ahamed

39. In FED We Trust: Ben Bernanke’s War on the Great Panic by David Wessel

40. Made in the USA: The Rise and Retreat of American Manufacturing by Vaclav Smil

41. Weather for Dummies by John D. Cox

42. The Cat’s Table by Michael Ondaatje

43. Wheels, Clocks, and Rockets: A History of Technology by Donald Cardwell

44. The Computer and the Brain by John von Neumann

45. Tomorrow’s Table: Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food by Pamela C. Ronald

46. Why America Is Not a New Rome by Vaclav Smil

47. A Champion’s Mind: Lessons from a Life in Tennis by Pete Sampras

48. A Nation of Wusses: How America’s Leaders Lost the Guts to Make Us Great by Ed Rendell

49. The Tinkerers: The Amateurs, DIYers, and Inventors Who Make America Great by Alec Foege

50. What Does China Think? by Mark Leonard

51. How to Run the World: Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance by Parag Khanna

52. The Hair Of The Dog: And Other Scientific Surprises by Karl Sabbagh

53. 50 Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know by Joanne Baker

54. SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes And Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance by Steven D. Levitt

55. Titan II: A History Of A Cold War Missile Program by David K. Stumpf

56. The Manhattan Project: Making The Atomic Bomb by F.G. Gosling

57. The Time of Our Lives: A conversation about America; Who we are, where we’ve been, and where we need to go now, to recapture the American dream by Tom Brokaw

58. Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson

59. The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language by Steven Pinker

60. The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? by Jared Diamond

61. The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger by Marc Levinson

62. Polio: An American Story by David M. Oshinsky

63. The Making of a Tropical Disease: A Short History of Malaria by Randall M. Packard

64. Vaccine: The Controversial Story of Medicine’s Greatest Lifesaver by Arthur Allen

65. Poor Charlie’s Almanack: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Mungerby Charles T. Munger

66. Japan’s Dietary Transition and Its Impacts by Vaclav Smil

67. Whistling Vivaldi: And Other Clues to How Stereotypes Affect Us by Claude M. Steele

68. The Tobacco Atlas by Judith Mackay

69. The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments by George Johnson

70. Life Is What You Make It: Find Your Own Path to Fulfillment by Peter Buffett

71. The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time by Jonathan Weiner

72. A Life Decoded: My Genome: My Life by J. Craig Venter

73. The Foundation: A Great American Secret; How Private Wealth is Changing the World by Joel L. Fleishman

74. Beyond the Crash: Overcoming the First Crisis of Globalization by Gordon Brown

75. A Guide to the Elements by Albert Stwertka

76. Philanthrocapitalism: How the Rich Can Save the World by Matthew Bishop

77. One Minute to Midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War by Michael Dobbs

78. Memoirs: A Twentieth Century Journey In Science And Politics by Edward Teller

79. Frank Stewart’s Bridge Club by Frank Stewart

80. Giving It All Away: The Doris Buffett Story by Michael Zitz

81. Giant Molecules: From Nylon to Nanotubes by Walter Gratzer

82. Tropical Infectious Diseases: Principles, Pathogens and Practice by Richard L. Guerrant

83. Educational Economics: Where Do School Funds Go? by Marguerite Roza

84. The Post-American World by Fareed Zakaria

85. Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World by Tracy Kidder

86. Global Burden of Disease and Risk Factors by Alan D. Lopez

87. Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution — and How It Can Renew America by Thomas L. Friedman

88. Jim Grant: UNICEF Visionary by Peter Adamson

89. How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking by Jordan Ellenberg

90. Give Smart: Philanthropy that Gets Results by Thomas J. Tierney

91. The Road to Character by David Brooks

92. Priorities in Health: Disease Control Priorities Companion Volume by Dean T. Jamison

93. However Long the Night: Molly Melching’s Journey to Help Millions of African Women and Girls Triumph by Aimee Molloy

94. Epic Measures: One Doctor. Seven Billion Patients. by Jeremy N. Smith

95. Physics for Dummies by Steven Holzner

96. Eradication: Ridding the World of Diseases Forever? by Nancy Leys Stepan

97. Epidemics And Pandemics: Their Impacts On Human History by Jo Hays

98. Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words by Randall Munroe

99. Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World by Mark Miodownik

100. Dirt And Disease: Polio Before F.D.R. by Naomi Rogers

101. Showing Up for Life: Thoughts on the Gifts of a Lifetime by Bill Gates Sr.

102. Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Allie Brosh

103. Patriot and Assassin by Robert Cook

104. What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe

105. Health Care Will Not Reform Itself: A User’s Guide to Refocusing and Reforming American Health Care by George C. Halvorson

106. The Rosie Effect (Don Tillman, #2) by Graeme Simsion

107. The Man Who Fed the World: Nobel Peace Prize Laureate by Leon Hesser

108. xkcd: volume 0 by Randall Munroe

109. Global Health by Ann Lindstrand

110. Retiree Health Plans in the Public Sector: Is There a Funding Crisis?by Robert L. Clark

111. The Changing Body: Health, Nutrition, and Human Development in the Western World Since 1700 by Roderick Floud

“ “

112. Taming the Beloved Beast: How Medical Technology Costs Are Destroying Our Health Care How Medical Technology Costs Are Destroying Our Health Care System System by Daniel Callahan

113. Redefining Health Care: Creating Value-based Competition on Results by Michael E. Porter

114. Global Catastrophes and Trends: The Next Fifty Years by Vaclav Smil

115. Enriching the Earth: Fritz Haber, Carl Bosch, and the Transformation of World Food Production by Vaclav Smil

“ “

116. The Plundered Planet: Why We Must — And How We Can — Manage Nature for Global Prosperity by Paul Collier

117. The Dragon’s Gift: The Real Story of China in Africa by Deborah Brautigam

118. Smallpox: The Death of a Disease: The Inside Story of Eradicating a Worldwide Killer by Donald Ainslie Henderson

119. How to Spend $50 Billion to Make the World a Better Place by Bjørn Lomborg

120. Reinventing Fire: Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era by Amory B. Lovins

121. Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries by Dean T. Jamison

122. One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World? by Gordon Conway

123. The Grid: A Journey Through the Heart of Our Electrified World by Phillip F. Schewe

124. The Earth’s Biosphere: Evolution, Dynamics, and Change by Vaclav Smil

125. Energies: An Illustrated Guide to the Biosphere and Civilization by Vaclav Smil

126. Energy at the Crossroads: Global Perspectives and Uncertainties by Vaclav Smil

127. The Limits to Growth: The 30-Year Update by Donella H. Meadows

128. Sustainable Energy — Without the Hot Air by David J.C. MacKay

129. Energy Transitions: History, Requirements, Prospects by Vaclav Smil

130. The City That Became Safe: New York’s Lessons for Urban Crime and Its Control by Franklin E. Zimring

131. Energy Myths and Realities: Bringing Science to the Energy Policy Debate by Vaclav Smil

132. Beyond Smoke and Mirrors: Climate Change and Energy in the 21st Century by Burton Richter

133. Global Warming: The Complete Briefing by John Theodore Houghton

134. The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

135. World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse by Lester Russell Brown

136. 13 Things That Don’t Make Sense: The Most Baffling Scientific Mysteries of Our Time by Michael Brooks

“ “

137. Stretching the School Dollar: How Schools and Districts Can Save Money While Serving Students Best by Frederick M. Hess

“ “

138. Work Hard. Be Nice.: How Two Inspired Teachers Created the Most Promising Schools in America by Jay Mathews

“ “

139. Liberating Learning: Technology, Politics, and the Future of American Education by Terry M. Moe

“ “

140. Who’s Teaching Your Children?: Why the Teacher Crisis Is Worse Than You Think and What Can Be Done About It by Vivian Troen

“ “

141. Unlocking the Gates: How and Why Leading Universities Are Opening Up Access to Their Courses by Taylor Walsh

“ “

142. Why Don’t Students Like School?: A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom by Daniel T. Willingham

143. The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves by Matt Ridley

144. A World-Class Education by Vivien Stewart

145. Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses by Richard Arum

146. That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back by Thomas L. Friedman

147. Value-Added Measures in Education: What Every Educator Needs to Know by Douglas N. Harris

148. The Art of Being Unreasonable: Lessons in Unconventional Thinkingby Eli Broad

149. Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World by Tony Wagner

150. The Age of Austerity: How Scarcity Will Remake American Politics by Thomas Byrne Edsall

151. Big History: From the Big Bang to the Present by Cynthia Stokes Brown

152. Why Does College Cost So Much? by Robert B. Archibald

153. Class Warfare: Inside the Fight to Fix America’s Schools by Steven Brill

154. Science Business: The Promise, the Reality, and the Future of Biotech by Gary P. Pisano

Source: https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/28595.The_Bill_Gates_Booklist

Tagged , ,

我忍不住要留言