Elizabeth Strout. Olive Kitteredge.
Mohsin Hamid, The Reluctant Fundamentalist. Recommended by Al Selvin.
Isaiah Berlin, The Hedgehog and the Fox
The Great Good Place. Inspired Stewart Brand and Larry Brilliant to start the WELL.
William Calvin, The River That Flows Uphill. Recommended by Howard Rheingold.
Robert Merton, The Sociology of Science. Recommended by Alex Pang.
Steve Daniels, Making Do: Innovation in Kenya's Informal Economy. via Experientia.
Michael Quinn Patton, Developmental Evaluation: Applying Complexity Concepts to Enhance Innovation and Use. Recommended by Steve Waddell.
Doris Kearns Goodwin. Team of Rivals.
Ronald Takaki's Strangers from a Different Shore. (reference)
Robert Grudin, Design and Truth. Recommended by Matt Taylor.
Rachel Botsman, Roo Rogers. What's Mine Is Yours. About "collaborative consumption."
Richard E. Neustadt and Ernest R. May. Thinking In Time: The Uses of History for Decision Makers. Recommended by Laurence Prusak.
Dan Ariely, Predictably Irrational
Morten T. Hansen, Collaboration: How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Create Unity, and Reap Big Results