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Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 16 December 2018

Business Book Club: A guide to what you should be reading

The National’s Business Book Club brings you all of our latest book reviews and business literature-related stories.
Illustration Alvaro Sanmarti / The National
Illustration Alvaro Sanmarti / The National

The National’s Business Book Club brings you all of our latest book reviews and business literature-related stories.

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The Invisible Advantage: How to Create a Culture of Innovation, by Soren Kaplan

Read our review here

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Where to find wisdom: experts in their fields pick their favourite business book

Read the article here

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Leadership In Focus: Bringing Out Your Best On Camera, by Vern Oakley

Read our review here

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Irresistible: The Rise Of Addictive Technology And The Business Of Keeping Us Hooked, by Adam Alter

Read our review here

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The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, And The Killer Companies Of The New Silicon Valley Are Changing The World, by Brad Stone

Read our review here

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All In: How Women Entrepreneurs Can Think Bigger, Build Sustainable Businesses and Change the World, by Stephanie Breedlove

Read our review here

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Programmed Inequality: How Britain Discarded Women Technologists and Lost its Edge in Computing, by Marie Hicks

Read our review here

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The Long And The Short Of It, by John Kay

Read our review here

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Messy: The Power Of Disorder To Transform Our Lives, by Tim Harford

Read our review here

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Never Split The Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It, by Chris Voss

Read our review here

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Find Your Extraordinary, by Jessica Herrin

Read our review here

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The 12 Powers Of A Marketing Leader, by Thomas Barta and Patrick Barwise

Read our review here

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The Inevitable, by Kevin Kelly

Read our review here

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100 Things Successful People Do, Nigel Cumberland

Read our review here

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Alibaba: The House That Jack Ma Built, by Duncan Clark

Read our extract here

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The Curse Of Cash, by Kenneth Rogoff

■ Read first excerpt: The evolution of money in its many forms

■ Read second excerpt: Big bills in dark corners

■ Read third excerpt: Show me the money

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The Camera Does the Rest: How Polaroid Changed Photography, by Peter Buse

■ Read first excerpt: Polaroid’s showman supreme combined publicity and technology

■ Read second excerpt: Polaroid’s approach was one of a kind

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Leadership Dubai Style, by Tommy Weir

Read first excerpt: How Dubai went from a fishing village to international metropolis

Read second excerpt: How Dubai created an environment where everyone has the chance to succeed

Read third excerpt: How a culture of high performance has driven Dubai to new heights

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The 100-Year Life, by Andrew Scott and Lynda Gratton

Read our review here

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Better Than Before, by Gretchen Rubin

Read our review here

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Arabs Unseen, by Mohammed Mahfoodh Alardhi

■ Read Golden age of innovation looms for Arab world’s entrepreneurs here

■ Read Beirut entrepreneur far out of her comfort zone here

■ Read A Saudi developer with a cause here

■ Read Omani is on a journey of self-discovery here

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Losing The Signal: The Untold Story Behind The Extraordinary Rise And Spectacular Fall Of Blackberry, by Jacquie McNish and Sean Silcoff

Exclusive book extract, part 1

Exclusive book extract, part 2

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The Hidden Wealth of Nations: The Scourge of Tax Havens, by Gabriel Zucman

Read an extract here

Read the review here

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Taxing The Rich: A History Of Fiscal Fairness In The United States And Europe, by Kenneth Scheve and David Stasavage

Read our extract here

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Phishing For Phools, by George Akerlof and Robert Shiller

Read an exclusive extract here

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Superforecasting: The Art And Science Of Predictions, by Philip Tetlock and Dan Gardner

Read and exclusive extract here

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Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family, by Anne-Marie Slaughter

Read an exclusive extract here

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Black Horse Ride: The Inside Story of Lloyds and the Banking Crisis, by Ivan Fallon

Read an exclusive extract here

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The Tyranny Of Experts, by William Easterly

Review by Nobel winner Angus Deaton

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Restart: The Last Chance For The Indian Economy, by Mihir Sharma

Read our four-part extract here. The book was co-winner of the Tata Literature Live! Business Book of the Year and was longlisted for the FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award.

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The Only Game In Town: Central Banks, Instability, And Avoiding The Next Collapse, by Mohamed El Erian

Read our exclusive extract here

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Postcapitalism: A Guide To Our Future, by Paul Mason

Read our review here

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The Firm: The Story Of Mckinsey And Its Secret Influence On American Business, by Duff McDonald

Read our review here

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Leaders Ought To Know: 11 Ground Rules For Common Sense Leadership, by Phillip Van Hooser

Read our review here

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The Thin Green Line, by Paul Sullivan

Read our review here

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The Misfit Economy: Lessons In Creativity From Pirates, Hackers, Gangsters, And Other Informal Entrepreneurs, by Alexa Clay and Kyra Maya Phillips

Read our review here

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My Fight To The Top, by Michelle Mone

Read our review here

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What executives from the UAE and beyond are reading this summer, by The National staff

Read our full story here

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The Process Matters, by Joel Brockner

Read our exclusive extract here

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Sabah Al Binali: Books to dip in and out of for success

Read the story from our columnist here

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Slaughterhouse: Chicago’s Union Stock Yard and the World It Made, by Dominic Pacyga

Read our extract here

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Empire Of Cotton, by Sven Beckert

Read our excerpt here from the finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in history and winner of the Bancroft Prize for American history writing

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The Confidence Game, by Maria Konnikova

Read our review here

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