The Best Books I Read in 2016

I read many books this year, and as faithful readers know, I’ve been sharing my notes from some of them under the heading “Book Notes.” I’ll break down my picks according to two categories: My favorite book published this year: I read Cal Newport’s “Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World” over […]

Book Notes — ‘Asian Godfathers,’ by Joe Studwell

Note: I have long kept, on index cards, written notes about the books I read. I decided to share some of these thoughts here, and will be posting them, one by one on individual books, in no particular order. I’ll group them all together on a central page later. Thanks to Derek Sivers for the […]