Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Books read in 2010

Here is a list of (most) books I read in 2010, together with the assessment of their quality ranging from "*" - don't bother to "***" - you can't miss it!

1. The Beijing Consensus: How China's Authoritarian Model Will Dominate the Twenty-First Century - Stefan Halper*
2. The War of the World by Niall Ferguson***
3. I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years Away by Bill Bryson***
4. Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World by Margaret MacMillan***
5. Mismeasuring Our Lives: Why GDP Doesn't Add Up by Joseph E. Stiglitz, Amartya Sen and Jean-Paul Fitoussi***
6. The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom by Slavomir Rawicz**
7. Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy by Joseph E. Stiglitz**
8. Wrong: Why experts* keep failing us--and how to know when not to trust them *Scientists, finance wizards, doctors, relationship gurus, celebrity CEOs, ... consultants, health officials and more by David H. Freedman***
9. Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy by Raghuram Rajan***
10. The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger by Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson***
11. Prosperity without Growth: Economics for a Finite Planet by Tim Jackson **
12. The Plundered Planet: Why We Must--and How We Can--Manage Nature for Global Prosperity by Paul Collier**
13. The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis***
14. Truth, Errors, and Lies: Politics and Economics in a Volatile World by Grzegorz W. Kolodko***
15. Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin by Timothy Snyder***
16. Ill Fares the Land by Tony Judt**
17. When Markets Collide: Investment Strategies for the Age of Global Economic Change by Mohamed A. El-Erian**
18. By Force of Thought: Irregular Memoirs of an Intellectual Journey by János Kornai**
19. W Pogoni za Straconym Czasem Wzrost Gospodarczy w Europie Środkowo-Wschodniej by Orłowski Witold M.***
20. Stulecie Chaosu. Alternatywne Dzieje XX Wieku by Orłowski Witold M.**
21. Czas Wrzeszczących Staruszków by Ziemkiewicz Rafał A.**
22. Świat na Wyciągnięcie Myśli by Kołodko Grzegorz***
23. Globalizacja, Kryzys – i co Dalej? by Kołodko Grzegorz (eds)***
24. 20 Lat Transformacji. Osiągnięcia Problemy Perspektywy by Kołodko Grzegorz and Jacek Tomkiewicz (eds)***
25. On Economic Transformation in East-Central Europe: a Historical and International Perspective by Andres Solimano*
26. Cień Wiatru by Zafon Carlos Luis**
27. Koniec świata menadżerów? By Koźmiński Andrzej K.***
28. Trzecia Strona Medalu By Baliszewski Dariusz*
29. Transformacja Nieoczywista. Polska jako kraj imigracji by Agaty Gorny and others*
30. W Pogoni za Europą by Tazbir Janusz***
31. Protokóły Mędrców Syjonu by Tazbir Janusz*

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