Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Recently read books

Finally, I managed to put down the list of what I have been reading recently, as always ranked from * (don't touch it) to *** (can't live without):

  1. Finance and the Good Society by Robert J. Shiller (**)
  2. The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Europe: Volume 2 by Stephen Broadberry (Author), Kevin H. O'Rourke (**)
  3. How Much is Enough?: Money and the Good Life by Robert Skidelsky and Edward Skidelsky (***)
  4. Imagine: How Creativity Works by Jonah Lehrer (*)
  5. Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error by Kathryn Schulz (***)
  6. Eastern Front 1914-1917 by Norman Stone (**)
  7. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  8. Iron Kingdom: The Rise and Downfall of Prussia, 1600-1947 by Christopher M. Clark (***)
  9. Strategic Vision: America and the Crisis of Global Power by Zbigniew Brzezinski (**)
  10. End This Depression Now! by Paul Krugman (**)
  11. "Gottland" by Mariusz Szczygiel (**)
  12. "Zbig. Człowiek, który podminował Kreml" by Andrzej Lubowski (**)
  13. Breakout Nations: In Pursuit of the Next Economic Miracles by Ruchir Sharma
  14. Happiness: Lessons from a New Science by Richard Layard (***)
  15. Decades of Crisis: Central and Eastern Europe before World War II by  T. Iván Berend (***)