My 10 most important books(Read article summary)
Among the 10 most important books that influenced this blogger are an encyclopedia and a comic book.
Mary Knox Merrill / The Christian Science Monitor / File
What are the 10 most important books you have read in your life? (Tyler Cowen actually recommends that we list the most influential). Anyway, here are mine:
- The Worldly Philosophers: The Lives, Times And Ideas Of The Great Economic Thinkers
- Leading Lever of Riches by Joel Mokyr
- The 2007 Index of Economic Freedom
- Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
- The End of History and the Last Man by Francis Fukuyama
- The Diamond Age by Neal Stephenson
- The Mighty Avengers, Issue # 160-177
- What It Takes: The Way to the White House by Richard Ben Cramer
- Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy by Joesph Schumpeter
- The World Book Encyclopedia
I don't have links, but here is one I highly recommend: goodreads.com. I keep a list of the books I read, with my notes, and also keep tabs on my friends.