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Cloud Empires: How Digital Platforms Are Overtaking the State and How We Can Regain Control – release date: September 13, 2022
The topic looks fascinating, but this is a case where I’d like to hear the author talking about his main ideas before I buy the book.
Taxes Have Consequences: An Income Tax History of the United States – release date: September 27, 2022
If you like business history, this one looks intriguing even though the content could be dense at times.
The 6 Types of Working Genious – release date: September 27, 2022
Why does it feel like this book has been written? This will be the first Lencioni book that I will not read. This will be another book based on the affective mind, and there are scores of books on personality profiles. Do we need another?
Discipline is Destiny – release date: September 27, 2022
One of my favorite CEOs includes embracing obstacles as part of his company’s core values. And he loves Ryan Holiday. Accordingly, I’m including Ryan’s next book to be released soon.
Up Close and All In: Life Lessons from a Wall Stree Warrior – release date: October 11, 2022
I knew nothing about John Mack until I added this book to the list, and I’ll be keeping my eye open for future release interviews near the release date with Mr. Mack.
Unreasonable Hospitality: The Remarkable Power of Giving People More Than What They Expect – release date: October 25, 2022
I’ve already read an advanced media copy, and Will’s book is special. I pre-ordered a Kindle version as my way of saying thanks for such a great book.
Too Big to Jail: Inside HSBC, the Mexican Drug Cartels and the Biggest Banking Scandal of the Century – hardcover release date: November 1, 2022
I’m hoping for an Audible version.
For Profit: A History of Corporations – release date: November 8, 2022
As much as I like reading business history, at 384 pages, I fear this might be too academic of a read lacking in an engaging narrative.
Power Failure: The Rise and Fall of an American Icon – release date: November 15: 2022
The Enduring Value of Roger Murray – release date: November 23, 2022
Another of the many long lists of books on value investing.
Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway – The revised version in the Kindle format will be released on January 31, 2023. Thomas Erikson is the author of Surrounded by Idiots, and he calls the Jeffers book one of the best he’s ever read. I’ve already pre-ordered the book.