Books on Economics, Politics, and the Social Sciences

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

Authors(s): Shoshana Zuboff
Read this if you want to: Understand the economic and social system that has allowed the likes of Google, Facebook, Amazon to become some of the largest companies in the world today. Should we be afraid of surveillance capitalism?

A Promised Land

Authors(s): Barack Obama
Read this if you want to: Get 5 pieces of wisdom from Obama and get a brief summary of the administration's key achievements.

The Righteous Mind

Author(s): Jonathan Haidt
Read this if you want to: Understand why we're so divided over what is "right" and "wrong".

Give and Take

Author(s): Adam Grant
Read this if you want to: See how it's possible to get ahead without being an a*sshole.