Some recommended 'light' reading

Reading Material

- Everything Is Obvious: How Common Sense Fails Us – Duncan J. Watts
- Too Fast to Think: How to Reclaim Your Creativity in a Hyper-connected Work Culture – Chris Lewis
- Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking – Susan Cain
- Thinking Fast and Slow – Daniel Kahneman
- Jerusalem: The Biography – Simon Sebag Montifiore
- Civilization: The West and the Rest – Niall Ferguson
- Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World
- Why Leaders Lie: The Truth about Lying in International Politics – John J. Mearsheimer
- The German Genius: Europe’s Third Renaissance, the Second Scientific Revolution, and the Twentieth Century – Peter Watson
- The Pity of It All: A Portrait of the German-Jewish Epoch – Amos Elon
- Dangers, Tests and Miracles: The Remarkable Life Story of Chief Rabbi Rosen of Romania – Joseph Finkelstone
- Rebbe: The Life and Teachings of Menachem M. Schneerson, the Most Influential Rabbi in Modern History – Joseph Telushkin
- I Confess: Revelations in Exile – Kooshyar Karimi
- The Islamist – Ed Husain
- I am Malala – Malala Yousafzai
- Asia’s Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific – Robert D. Kaplan
- The Rise of Turkey: The Twenty-First Century’s First Muslim Power – Soner Cagaptay
- Nazi Nexus – Edwin Black
- Warrior Poets – Benjamin Gilmour
- Krakatoa – Simon Winchester
- Eiffel’s Tower – Jill Jones
- Alma Rose, Vienna to Auschwitz – Richard Newman/Karen Kirtley
- Berlin Diary – William Shirer
- Human Smoke – Nicholson Baker
- Night Trilogy – Elie Weisel
- Germany, Jekyll and Hyde – Sebastian Huffier
- Divergent Jewish Thought – Moore and Troen
- Gaza: Morality, Law and Politics – Raimond Gaita
- A Heart Turned East – Adam Lebor
- Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad
- Deliver Us From Evil: Warlords and Peacekeepers in a World of Endless Conflict – William Shawcross
- Hitler’s Private Library: The Books That Shaped His Life – Timothy W. Ryback
- Albert Speer: His Battle With Truth – Gitta Sereny
- The New Cold War – Edward Lucas
- Totalitarian Art – Igor Golomstock
- Economics of Good and Evil: The Quest For Economic Meaning From Gilgamesh To Wall Street – Tomas Sedlacek
- The Economics of Inequality – Thomas Piety
- On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Lines and Future – Karen Elliott House
- The Baburnama: Memoirs of Babur, Prince and Emperor
- Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century – P. W. Singer
- What Is America?: A Short History of the New World Order – Ronald Wright