— Mona Chalabi (TED Talk: 3 ways to stop a bad statistic), Someone Who Will Love You in All Your Damaged Glory: Stories by Raphael Bob-Waksberg Be an unlikely ally), Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance ), Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney Cooper (TED Talk: The racial politics of time) I thought about these characters for weeks after I read this novel — I wanted to call up Tru and find out how she was doing; I wanted to hear if Patsy got a better job. Beyond the world’s required reading list, what books do high school and middle school students love to read? Team of Rivals is a master class in leadership and one that has guided my own leadership development over the years. The Family Virtues Guide: Simple Ways to Bring Out the Best in Our Children and Ourselves, Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, #1), Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah, The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science, What Are You Optimistic About? TED's holiday book list: 68 reads that will inspire you ; We humans How to cultivate a sense of unconditional self-worth ; We humans Let this be your mantra: “Nothing new for now” We humans The 7 types of rest that every person needs ; We humans The 7 types of rest that every person needs ; Science — Gil Winch (TED Video: How we can use the hiring process to bring out the best in people), The Cathedral Within: Transforming Your Life by Giving Something Back by Bill Shore By the end, she was a poker pro. I haven’t read one yet that didn’t inspire my mind to go somewhere new and to search online to see what others had to say. Applications Here, Gruber and Johnson lay out a plan for the United States to invest $100 billion annually in research and development to jumpstart economic growth in an equitable way across American communities. I could have put any of Olson’s works here but Reflections makes the case for the preservation of wilderness, and this is the work that I found myself returning to again and again this year. When others see America descending into darkness, Valarie Kaur asks us to reimagine ourselves, our connection to each other and society. — Christine Ladwig (TED-Ed Lesson: Ethical dilemma — the burger murders), Ecology of a Cracker Childhood by Janisse Ray But so many of these wondrous stories are really philosophical thought experiments. Along with Volume 1, which I recommended in my suggestions for TED’s 2017 summer reading list, these are the best bedtime books you’ll ever read. Miller suggests how we can turn it all around so that future generations can enjoy pristine, sustainable fisheries just as the generations before us. This book has inspired me to reevaluate the way I live and simplify my lifestyle. The design is not limited to the story or to the presentation of the book — it is central to the narrative. As somebody who also fishes for obscure tiny fish in sewers, it is nice to know that I am not the only crazy one. — Ali Kashani (TED Talk: A friendly autonomous robot that delivers your food), Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion and Purpose by Tony Hsieh — David Epstein (TED Talk: Why specializing early doesn’t always mean career success), The Boat Who Wouldn’t Float by Farley Mowat Writt… — Hyunsoo Joshua No (TED-Ed Lesson: Performing brain surgery without a scalpel), See No Stranger: A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Love by Valarie Kaur (TED Talk: 3 lessons of revolutionary love in a time of rage) A reading list for math enthusiasts. Book. Let’s see: A leader cobbles together a group of former rivals — with radically divergent opinions but extraordinary talent — to lead the country through a horrific national challenge. TED’s reading list: 78 feel-good books to help you rejoice, reflect or recharge Dec 6, 2018. Here’s what to read now — and next. With over 200 medieval Japanese stories ( some less than a page), this is the book I reach for when I can’t sleep. Every time I see it, I’m reminded that I don’t need perfect equipment to make things; I just need to let my brain get weird and dive in. When I travel, I’ve made a habit of reading a book set in the place I’m visiting. It inspired me to keep seeking truth and to keep speaking truth. Living in an era and a social circle that is today, two centuries later, almost unimaginable, Von Humboldt was the world’s first great ecologist with global insights that foretold today’s environmental downfall. What if a US presidential candidate refuses to concede after an election? Posted by: Kate Torgovnick May May 31, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT. No matter your mood, preference or occasion, we’ve got you covered. Reading List: 12 books by recent TED speakers. Her 200 ink drawings of trees native to the British landscape — like oak, elm, beech, willow and juniper — are depicted with simultaneous fragility and strength. Game theory challenge — can you predict human behavior? Admittedly, this last recommendation isn’t something to read, but to watch and listen to. I was gifted a wilderness education in those places that has directly influenced the direction and thinking behind my Earth Archive project. What it allows for is stronger connection and meaning-making, and these stories, while infused with elements of fantasy, made me feel and feel more connected to the human condition. Through its succinct simplicity, it characterizes the comfort of routine in our ever-changing world and inspires charging vehemently through life’s ambitions, knowing loved ones will provide stability. This nonfiction journal follows Hutto as he finds himself raising two clutches of wild turkey eggs in the flatwoods of Florida. When I read it in the 1980s, the book was crucial in my development as an evolutionary biologist because it showed me, in crisp and clear language, how to reason out evolutionary processes and helped me to “think like a gene” and predict the ways in which evolution does and doesn’t shape our living world. It is 14 individual experiences full of ennui, heartbreak, joy and elation, of humans living their lives stacked inside a box — 14 interlocking stories of the residents of a Chicago apartment building. Though the work is seen as a work of entertaining fiction by many people today, it is — for me — a deeply philosophical work that invites the reader to consider the limitations and relativity of human knowledge. An autobiographical account by a physician-turned-patient diagnosed with a terminal illness, as well as his emotional and physical trials through that experience. — Gil Winch (TED Video: How we can use the hiring process to bring out the best in people), Ho’oponopono: The Hawaiian Forgiveness Ritual as the Key to Your Life’s Fulfillment by Ulrich E. Duprée Click here for more. The illustrations make you feel a little bit less dead inside, and the narrative of life’s consecutive disappointments has a strange levity. Aldo Leopold was an author, naturalist and beloved professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and he’s largely credited as one of the founders of the modern environmental movement, especially in terms of the incalculable value of wilderness. Love him or hate him, you have to admit that Elon Musk has defied the odds to bring transformative innovations to market on Earth and in space. It showcases the images that both inspired and changed the course of science as we know it. Reading List. Reading List: 12 books by recent TED speakers. This book was actually an “anti-inspiration” for me. Sometimes, you just need a recommendation from a human, someone you trust. Any book by Isaac Asimov. Full of real-life examples and critiques of current paradigms, this book is essential for all bridge-builders. Save Me the Plums is the memoir of writer Ruth Reichl as she moves from the free-wheeling food scene of Berkeley, California, into the often baffling world of corporate media when she becomes the editor of Gourmet magazine. 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Warning: not … The thing I love most about this book is how Annalee Newitz started writing this book with a fairly gloomy outlook but after much fascinating research, she came out the other side feeling hopeful for humanity. ), In the Ruins of Neoliberalism: The Rise of Antidemocratic Politics in the West by Wendy Brown — Nirupa Rao (TED Talk: An illustrated kingdom of real, fantastical plants), Seeing Science: How Photography Reveals the Universe by Marvin Heiferman As a businessperson and environmental scientist, I found Anderson’s quest for Interface to reach carbon neutrality by the year 2020 to be awe-inspiring. But Zadie Smith’s writing is calming in its sheer clarity — when reading it, you think, “Yes, that’s it exactly.” Of course, there is grief in the realizations that emerge from her sentences, but a little grieving is no bad thing. Sign In. Among other things, it showed me how important it is to surround yourself with those who have demonstrated excellence in their chosen field — even if this includes those who are your political rivals vying for your seat. This is a book that inspires me just by existing — a massive, award-winning graphic novel, with 416 pages (in this volume) of densely cross-hatched drawings, done primarily in Bic pen. Some of them are definitely the right books to read. A week doesn’t go by without my recommending this book to someone. I love Leopold’s simple and direct writing style, and in A Sand County Almanac, he essentially lays out the fundamentals for an ethics of environment. I have stacks of collections of science-fiction short stories. Nnedi Okorafor Broken Spaces and Outer Places. In this informative talk, Kocsis breaks down the different threats to internet freedom and shares his plan to build an alternative, decentralized network that returns power to everyday users. This land of incredible beauty and harsh contrasts is currently embroiled in a bitter fight between the interests of big mining over the intrinsic value of wilderness. Many hope to move back home someday — but when they do, they realize their lives are now different from what they used to know. The Harvard College Observatory is an historical research institute founded in 1839 on a little hilltop in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Here, some picks. This book gives us an alternative account of the American novel Gone with the Wind — but from the vantage point of an enslaved woman. — Leah Garcés (TED Talk: A lesson in turning adversaries into allies), A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold Business Books 20 Books TED Speakers Think You Should Read This Summer The 2020 edition of TED's annual summer reading list is out and packed with great suggestions. Vance’s biography shows Musk at his lowest points and culminates in his dual triumphs at Tesla and SpaceX. A biography of the great adventurer, naturalist and ecologist Alexander von Hulmboldt. — Menno Schilthuizen (TED Talk: How animals and plants are evolving in cities), Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth (TED Talk: Grit — the power of passion and perseverence) TED curator Chris Anderson’s guide to creating talks that are unforgettable. But it’s more than a book — it is a work of art. Listen again and add to notes (use a different colour pen). Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional. There are several classics on the list… 88 books to enjoy this summer: the TED reading list Jun 5, 2018 / Rebekah Barnett. To me, it is a splendid place which exudes history and science all over and I am lucky enough to call it my workplace. I recommend this book to those venturing into the uncertain, to make sure they can withstand the messiness and emerge unscathed. I know, I know. My grandmother is Japanese, but she never really told me too much in the way of medieval tales as a child. First read this book, then see if the company completed its Mission Zero by the target date here (and how): Hsieh believed that providing outstanding customer service and increasing employee engagement and happiness are two sides of the same thing, each fueling the other, and I totally agree. Ready to level up your working knowledge of math? — Varun Sivaram (TED Talk: How India could pull off the world’s most ambitious energy transition), Beyond the Messy Truth: How We Came Apart, How We Come Together by Van Jones (TED Talk: What if a US presidential candidate refuses to concede after an election?) If you’re looking for sense-making and meaning during this deeply destabilizing time, this book is timeless. Details * As a consequence this year, I found myself returning to old favorites and writers who most influenced me. There’s the one-legged thirty-something woman, who is also the central character, living on the top floor, frustrated with her husband, gaining weight and wondering what happened to her dreams. I am especially grateful for the sacrifices he made during the founding of America. This book is like walking through an exquisitely curated museum exhibit from the comfort of your own home. Scott Belsky is a great storyteller who paints a vivid picture of how messy it is to create and innovate. In some parts of the world, half of the women lack basic reading and writing skills. Brittney Cooper’s voice inspires the connection of head and heart to understand the world around us and unleash a fierce engagement with action. It’s about a man you may not know anything about — Robert Moses — who did more to shape New York City and State and the broader American landscape than you could ever know. It’s a novel about a family tragedy that caused the main character to spiral into a deep depression and question his innermost beliefs and faith in God. This tiny little book inspired me by teaching me a simple way to see the divine in others and in myself. I by Emil Ferris Respect everyone, find the gem, and more importantly, help former antagonists see and use their strengths to break through. Watch. Done right, a talk can electrify a room and transform an audience’s worldview. Abraham Lincoln was a master at seeing the talent and common ground below the partisan patina of a group of people who had the skills to navigate the nation’s darkest challenges. We asked TED-Ed Club Members around the globe to . It also gave me a few deep belly laughs, and those will always cure what ails you. This book chronicles a magic moment in rock and roll — a point where the Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Interpol, Regina Spektor and so many others were all in the same place at the same time. Matthew Miller details his quest to catch as many species as possible, which sometimes takes him to scenic mountain streams but also to toxic drainage ditches under highway overpasses. Read the full article on the TED2018 reading list by Rebekah Barnett at TED Share Save; Share. TED Talks. There is a lonely old landlady living on the ground floor, a couple living on the middle floor with relationship problems and Branford, The Best Bee In The World, who is truly a thinking bee. — Lucas Husted (TED-Ed Lesson: Game theory challenge — can you predict human behavior? 2020 is a year about introspection and stillness, as we fortify ourselves from travel and spontaneity and one another in order to keep our communities safe. 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And when you’re confronted with life you can either be cowardly or you can be brave, but either way you’re going to live. This article is deemed a must-read by one or more of our expert collaborators. It made me consider how rural America is filled with both stunning landscapes and meaningful, but also difficult lives and the strength to overcome. — Nirupa Rao (TED Talk: An illustrated kingdom of real, fantastical plants), Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift Give 5 minutes to tidy notes 3. The TED Fellows program is a global network of visionaries in their fields who collaborate across disciplines to create positive change around the world. On its face, this is a book about poker. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window) Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window) Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window) iStock. Truly, you can just flip to any page and glean a bit of inspiration for the day. Huh? From its title, this book may look like a downer — but this relatively slender volume may inspire you to take action. One of its most compelling points is that America is a mixed-race country — something that we all too often forget. It’s also stuffed with beautiful photography. Published in 1976, this early work of Richard Dawkins is still very relevant today. What makes Tony Hsieh’s recounting of Zappos’s journey from start-up to billion-dollar company inspiring to me — and I hope to many — is the power of believing in your mission when you’re trying to accomplish something that hasn’t been done before. While it is not beyond reproach, no other book will wake you up to the horrors of the American carceral system. — Neal Katyal (TED Talk: How to win an argument at the Supreme Court, or anywhere), When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi It gave me goosebumps, the kind that grace you in transcendent moments of appreciating a Mozart sonata, an Elizabeth Barrett Browning sonnet or the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. In 1994, Interface Founder Ray C. Anderson experienced a life-altering epiphany when he read The Ecology of Commerce by Paul Hawken. The book dances between melancholy and humor and you immediately get into the rhythm of the jig. — Noah Bressman (TED-Ed Lesson: The fish that walk on land), Scatter, Adapt and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction by Annalee Newitz A great TED Talk is proof that a carefully crafted short presentation can unlock empathy, stir excitement, spread knowledge and promote a shared dream. The Master and Margarita. His instructions and explanations are provided with the care and thoughtfulness that any good leader should, but doesn’t always take the time to do. I must have read this book at least eight times — it kept me going through the toughest time of my life after my father died suddenly in 2009. ), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window), Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window), TED’s holiday book list: 68 reads that will inspire you, A friendly autonomous robot that delivers your food, No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention, How we can use the hiring process to bring out the best in people, Want a more just world? Here’s a book that’s great for dipping into — I loved the diversity of the stories across thousand of years. I usually read in bed, but now I tend to fall asleep so quickly that it’s difficult to read things like novels without forgetting the plot from one day to the next. — Giorgia Lupi (TED Talk: How we can find ourselves in data) The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. — Chris Fisher (TED Talk: Let’s scan the whole planet with LIDAR), The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself and Win by Maria Konnikova The Richest Man in Babylon. I have a double life: I am a scientist and an educator. The lessons from Walden are especially relevant during the pandemic. — Modupe Akinola (TED Podcast: TED Business), Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don’t Know by Malcolm Gladwell (TED Talk: The unheard story of David and Goliath) There’s a line at the end of one of the stories that I found particularly inspiring: “Life is terrifying and overwhelming and it can happen at any moment. Dealing with uncertainty often turns out to be messier than we anticipate, and those who are not prepared or who have the wrong expectations give up too quickly. This book (written by another TEDster) illuminates the kind of life we should all be living. Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience. — Fabio Pacucci (TED-Ed Lesson: Could we harness the power of a black hole? — Erin Baumgartner (TED Talk: Big data, small farms and a tale of two tomatoes), The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin She presents revolutionary love as the call of our time — reclaiming love from mere sentimentality and recasting it as a potent force for social change. — Chris Fisher (TED Talk: Let’s scan the whole planet with LIDAR), Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-History of the Human Body by Neil Shubin Each little story is a dreamscape and puts my mind in a different state. They forever changed the history of astronomy and inspired generations of scientists for centuries to come. 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