December 7, 2006
News & Opinion: Jack's Best Business Books of 2006
It is that time of year. What are the bests of this year? As with all great awards, I am going to give you my short list of the best books of the year. Then, in a few weeks, I will announcewith a huge fanfaremy best business book of 2006. Yeah, I know, I have some non business books listed on my short list, but I liked the books and thought you should know about them. In no particular order:
China Shakes the World by James Kynge The Road by Cormac McCarthy Chasing Daylight by Eugene OKelly The Box by Marc Levinson The Echoing Green: The Untold Story of Bobby Thomson, Ralph Branca and the Shot Heard Round the World by Joshua Prager Uncommon Carriers by John McPhee Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen The Wal-Mart Effect by Charles FishmanThese are all great reads and worth being called out as extraordinary books. What are your "bests of" 2006? Thanks for listening.