We already procured a list of 2016 best books based on our reader purchases which was obviously heavily geared towards investing. Below we have a list of general books which we think are among the top books in 2016. Although 2016 was a record year for me and I read over 100 books I have not read a single one below.
That said, these books are interesting and vary across genre and in particular I am interested in Dark Money. Although, my politics would dissuade me from the book I try to read based on value add which includes books where I do not agree and often times disagree with; Even books I consider totally off and find thoroughly unconvincing such as AJP Taylor‘s “The Origin’s Of The Second World War” I find value add seeing another opinion and usually up learning a thing or two from.
Anyway, below is the list and a short video we made on the top ten list below. Before we get to the list and video make sure to check out.
The 10 best books of 2016
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- The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan
- At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails by Sarah Bakewell
- The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
- The Vegetarian by By Han Kang. Translated by Deborah Smith
- War and Turpentine by Stefan Hertmans. Translated by David McKay
- The North Water by Ian McGuire
- Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right by Jane Mayer
- Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
- The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between by Hisham Matar
- In the Darkroom by Susan Faludi
2016 Best Books
2016 best books – would you add any or subtract any from list? Did you read any or plan to read – comment below and let us know what you think.