Book Reviews

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Categories include:



Visual Arts

Other Arts


Creativity, Innovation

Crime, Law Enforcement

      • The Crime Fighter: How You Can Make Your Community Crime Free by Jack Maple
      • Policing Needham: A Story of Suburban Cops by Lisa Brems
      • Turnaround: How America’s Top Cop Reversed the Crime Epidemic by William J. Bratton


Health, Health Care

Health and Fitness

Health Care System


      • The ACME Catalog by Charles Carney. Illustrations by Scott Grass
      • Fart Proudly: Writings of Benjamin Franklin You Never Read in School, Compiled and Edited by Carl Japikse
      • I Judge You When You Use Poor Grammar: A Collection of Egregious Errors, Disconcerting
        Bloopers, and Other Linguistic Slip-Ups by Sharon Eliza Nichols
      • Idiocracy (DVD) starring Luke Wilson, directed by Mike Judge, 84 minutes.
      • On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt




      • 18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done by Peter Bregman
      • The ONE Thing by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan

Quality Management

Management – General


Branding, Positioning

Customer Experience



Public Relations


Marketing – General


Psychology, Neuroscience, Behavioral Economics, Mind, Spirit

Mind, Spirit

Neuroscience, Behavioral Economics

      • Management Rewired Why feedback doesn’t work and other surprising lessons from the latest brain science by Charles S. Jacobs
      • Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness by Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein


Science, Technology, Engineering, Math

      • 101 Things I Learned in Engineering School by John Kuprenas with Matthew Frederick
      • Chance: A Guide to Gambling, Love, The Stock Market, and Just About Everything Else by Amir D. Aczel
      • Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and its Consequences by John Allen Paulos
      • Water 4.0: The Past, Present, and Future of the World’s Most Vital Resource by David Sedlak



These groupings are intended to make the list easier to read. My categories do not necessarily match the publishers’ categories.


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