By Bog Iger (2019)
Pages: 272, Final verdict: Great-read
Bob Iger had a remarkable run as the CEO of Disney. From 2005 to 2020 Disney
stock rose more than 400%, it released dozens of box-office hits, and he
transformed the media landscape with the acquisitions of Pixar, Marvel,
By Gregory Zuckerman (2019)
Pages: 357, Final verdict: Great-read
Jim Simmons is one of the most secretive and fascinating man in Wall Street. A
mathematician and former code breaker for the US government, he is the founder
of Renaissance Technologies, one of the world’s most lucrative hedge funds. In...
By Vaclav Smil (2017)
Pages: 568, Final verdict: Great-read
Vaclav Smil, distinguished professor of the University of Manitoba, Canada, has
made a career of dissecting broad topics of society from food production, the
history of materials to energy.
A prolific writer, with more than 40 books published under his belt,...