Books Recommended by Mr. Siderer

The following books are non-fiction quality books with non-technical mathematical connections, selected for the general high school reading audience.  They represent books that inform, and stimulate the mind, and make better citizens without having any political bias.

The Black Swan: the Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim N. Taleb

Fooled by Randomness by Nassim N. Taleb

Big Data by Viktor Mayer-Schonberger & Kenneth Cukier

Quiet by Susan Cain

David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu Goldratt

Talent is Overrated by Geoff Colvin

The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell (…and any other book by Gladwell)

Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt

Fermat’s Inigma by Simon Singh

The Big Bang by Simon Singh

Stuff Matters, Exploring the marvelous materials that shape our man-made world   by Mark Miodownik

The Drunkard’s Walk, How Randomness Rules Our Lives, by Leonard Mlodinow

 

 

Advertisements

Tags: , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: