30 Hot Books for Your Backlog (September)

I am running a new experiment.

I love reading books; I love doing research; And I love making lists. So why not publish a regular backlog of new books that (I think) would be great to add to your reading backlog? Last month, I published the first edition on Forbes. But I think it’s better to continue new editions on my own blog.

It’s important to know that I haven’t read most of these books. However, based on my research, my gut feeling, and the position of the stars, I strongly believe these new books are worth reading. So, here they are: my 30 personal reading tips for September!

TM LM Title Author(s) Pub Amazon
1 2 Elon Musk: Inventing the Future Ashlee Vance Jan 15
2 1 Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives Gretchen Rubin Mar 15
3 3 The Road to Character David Brooks Apr 15
4 4 The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution Walter Isaacson Oct 14
5 A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life Brian Grazer, Charles Fishman Apr 15
6 7 Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead Laszlo Bock Apr 15
7 8 Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the WorldThis is the title Peter H. Diamandis, Steven Kotler Feb 15
8 Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World Bruce Schneier Mar 15
9 9 Do Over: Everything You Need to Get Unstuck at Work Jon Acuff Apr 15
10 10 Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics Richard H. Thaler May 15
11 5 How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World Steven Johnson Sep 14
12 Leave Your Mark: Land Your Dream Job. Kill It in Your Career. Rock Social Media. Aliza Licht May 15
13 Rising Strong: The Reckoning, the Rumble, the Revolution Brené Brown Aug 15
14 Triggers: Creating Behavior That Lasts–Becoming the Person You Want to Be Marshall Goldsmith, Mark Reiter Mar 15
15 16 Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World General Stanley McChrystal May 15
16 Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear Elizabeth Gilbert Sep 15
17 13 The Entrepreneur Roller Coaster: Why Now Is the Time to #JoinTheRide Darren Hardy Mar 15
18 23 The End of Jobs: Money, Meaning and Freedom Without the 9-to-5 Taylor Pearson Jun 15
19 18 Who Gets What—and Why: The New Economics of Matchmaking and Market Design Alvin E. Roth Jun 15
20 15 How to Fly a Horse: The Secret History of Creation, Invention, and Discovery Kevin Ashton Jan 15
21 11 Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age Cory Doctorow Nov 14
22 12 The Motivation Manifesto: Declarations to Claim Your Personal Power Brendon Burchard Oct 14
23 Why Information Grows: The Evolution of Order, from Atoms to Economies Cesar Hidalgo Jun 15
24 6 Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One’s Looking) Christian Rudder Sep 14
25 28 The Achievement Habit: Stop Wishing, Start Doing, and Take Command of Your Life Bernard Roth Jul 15
26 21 Non-Obvious: How to Think Different, Curate Ideas & Predict The Future Rohit Bhargava Feb 15
27 26 Move Your Bus: An Extraordinary New Approach to Accelerating Success in Work and Life Ron Clark Jun 15
28 24 Ask: The Counterintuitive Online Formula to Discover Exactly What Your Customers Want to Buy… Ryan Levesque Apr 15
29 27 The Misfit Economy: Lessons in Creativity from Pirates, Hackers, Gangsters and Other Informal Entrepreneurs Kyra Maya Phillips, Alexa Clay Jun 15
30 Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future Paul Mason Jul 15

TM = This Month
LM = Last Month
Pub = Publication Date

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