Ten Great Global Reads for the Summer

paragkhanna.com | Summer 2016

There are a lot of great summer reading lists out there. From Bill Gates to Oprah to The New York Times. With the release of my new book CONNECTOGRAPHY in April about the future of globalization, I wanted to create a list of additional books that help us think more deeply about global issues. Here’s my list of ten great reads for the summer:

1. “Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin Is Changing Money, Business, and the World” by Don Tapscott and Alex Tapscott

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2. “Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam Is Reshaping the World" by Shadi Hamid

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3.  “The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future” by Kevin Kelly

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4. “Age of Discovery: Navigating the Risks and Rewards of our New Renaissance” by Ian Goldin and Chris Kutarna

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5.  “Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business” by Rana Foroohar

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6. “Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation” by Edward Humes

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7. “The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur's Vision of the Future” by Steve Case

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8.”TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking” by Chris Anderson

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9. “The Envoy: From Kabul to the White House, My Journey Through a Turbulent World” by Zalmay Khalilzad

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10. “A Rage for Order: The Middle East in Turmoil, from Tahrir Square to ISIS” by Robert F. Worth

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What books are you reading this summer that are making you think globally? Feel free to comment on Facebook and Twitter.