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The FP Global Thinkers Book Club, Part II

More of what the smart set is reading.

Global Thinkers Reading Global Thinkers

Rizal Sukma (92) reading Wars, Guns, and Votes by Paul Collier (36)

Jacqueline Novogratz (85) reading The Case for God by Karen Armstrong (87)

Jamais Cascio (72) reading Wired for War by Peter W. Singer (82)

Hans Rosling (96) reading Wars, Guns, and Votes by Paul Collier (36)

Helene Gayle (52) reading The Global Deal by Nicholas Stern (35)

Fareed Zakaria (37) reading Free by Chris Anderson (24)

David Kilcullen (44) reading The Bottom Billion by Paul Collier (36)

Paul Collier (36) reading Animal Spirits by George Akerlof and Robert Shiller (22)

Andrew Mwenda (98) reading The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers by Paul Kennedy (100)

Anwar Ibrahim (32) reading The Idea of Justice by Amartya Sen (58)

Rajendra Pachauri (5) reading Dreams from My Father by Barack Obama (2)

Salam Fayyad (61) reading The World is Flat by Thomas Friedman (21)

Bill Clinton (6) reading Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell (19) and Nonzero by Robert Wright (27)

Global Thinkers’ Beach Reading

Spirit Gate by Kate Elliott (Willem Buiter)

The Caryatids by Bruce Sterling (Jamais Cascio)

Sharpe’s Battle by Richard Cornwell (Peter Singer)

Fool by Christopher Moore (Peter Singer)

Turbulence by Giles Fodden (Clare Lockhart)

Makers by Cory Doctrow (Chris Anderson)

Global Thinkers’ Books on the Collapse

Superfusion by Zachary Karabell (Robert Wright)

Keynes: The Return of the Master by Robert Still (Fareed Zakaria)

Making Globalization Work by Joe Stiglitz (Esther Dyson)

Animal Spirits by George Akerlof and Robert Shiller (Paul Collier)

The Mystery of Economic Growth by Elhanan Helpman (Nicholas Christakis)

This Time Is Different by Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff (Mohamed El-Erian)

Global Thinkers’ Books on the Future

The Age of the Unthinkable by Joshua Cooper Ramo (Jamais Cascio)

Wired for War by Peter W. Singer (Jamais Cascio)

The Global Deal by Nicholas Stern (Helene Gayle)

Free by Chris Anderson (Fareed Zakaria)

Grown Up Digital by Don Tapscott (Fernando Henrique Cardoso)

The Accidental Billionaires by Ben Mezrich (Emily Oster)

Military Nanotechnology by Jurgen Altmann (Nick Bostrom)

The Great Experiment by Strobe Talbott (Anwar Ibrahim)

No Enchanted Palace by Mark Mazower (Bill Easterly)

Global Thinkers’ Top Biographies and Autobiographies

Woodrow Wilson: A Biography by John Milton Cooper (Robert Kagan)

Harold Macmillan by Charles Williams (Robert Zoellick)

A Thousand Hills by Stephen Kinzer (Robert Zoellick)

Keynes: The Return of the Master by Robert Still (Fareed Zakaria)

Eastern Approaches by Fitzroy McLean (David Petraeus)

True Compass by Edward M. Kennedy (Anwar Ibrahim)

Marx’s General by Tristam Hunt (Enrique Krauze)

The Hooligan’s Return by Norman Malea (Enrique Krauze)

Prezza: My Story by John Prescott with Hunter Davies (Rajendra Pachauri)

Dreams from My Father by Barack Obama (Rajendra Pachauri)

Global Thinkers’ Books on Asia

When China Rules the World by Martin Jacques (Rizal Sukma)

Prisoner of the State by Zho Ziyang (Fernando Henrique Cardoso)

In Xanadu by William Dalrymple (Esther Duflo)

Dynamic Governance by Neo Boon Siong and Geraldine Chen (Clare Lockhart)

To Live or to Perish Forever by Nicholas Schmidle (David Petraeus)

Butcher and Bolt by David Loyn  (David Petraeus)

A History of Chinese Philosophy by Fung Yu-Lan  (Xu Zhiyong)

Contemporary Chinese Philosophy edited by Chung-Ying Cheng and Nicholas Bunnin (Tariq Ramadan)

Global Thinkers’ Books on the Middle East

Forces of Fortune by Vali Nasr (Thomas Friedman)

Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle by Dan Senor and Saul Singer (Richard Haass)

The Grand Strategy of the Byzantine Empire by Edward N. Luttwak (Richard Haass)

1453 by Roger Crowley (Robert Zoellick)

A Peace to End All Peace by David Fromkin (Hans Rosling)

Arabian Sands by Wilfred Thesiger (Mohamed El-Erian)

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