2012年6月26日 星期二

亞馬遜2012年至今最棒10本非文學書


這個非文學類的書單看起來比商業與領導類的有趣!

個人認為,亞馬遜書店編輯推薦的這系列「2012年至今最棒」書籍(Best Books of 2012 So Far),基本上是在創造話題以及為銷售加溫。不過,由於人真的很容易被所謂的排行榜所吸引,因此無論用什麼名義,像這樣的書單還是令人好奇,想一探究竟。

1.
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business(暫譯:習慣的力量)
by Charles Duhigg
英文版出版日期:Feb 28, 2012


2.
The Presidents Club: Inside the World's Most Exclusive Fraternity(暫譯:總統俱樂部)
by Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy
英文版出版日期:Apr 17, 2012

3.
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking(暫譯:安靜——內向者的力量)
by Susan Cain
英文版出版日期:Jan 24, 2012
作者蘇珊‧肯恩,我曾介紹過她在TED的演講,很值得一看!→為內向者平反


4.
Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power(暫譯:民營帝國——艾克森美孚與美國勢力)
by Steve Coll
英文版出版日期:May 1, 2012

5.
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
by Katherine Boo
英文版出版日期:Feb 7, 2012

6.
This Is How: Proven Aid in Overcoming Shyness, Molestation, Fatness, Spinsterhood, Grief, Disease, Lushery, Decrepitude & More. For Young and Old Alike. (暫譯:請你跟我這樣做)
by Augusten Burroughs
英文版出版日期:May 8, 2012

7.
People Who Eat Darkness: The True Story of a Young Woman Who Vanished from the Streets of Tokyo--and the Evil That Swallowed Her Up(暫譯:吞噬黑暗的人)
by Richard Lloyd Parry
英文版出版日期:May 22, 2012

8.
Bird Sense: What It's Like to Be a Bird(暫譯:鳥的感官)
by Tim Birkhead
英文版出版日期:Apr 24, 2012

9.
Bunch of Amateurs: A Search for the American Character(暫譯:車庫裡的專家)
by Jack Hitt
英文版出版日期:May 15, 2012


10.
The End of Money: Counterfeiters, Preachers, Techies, Dreamers--and the Coming Cashless Society(暫譯:金錢的終結)
by David Wolman
英文版出版日期:Feb 14, 2012

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