15 Best Kindle eBooks 2017

Introducing new section today ! here is my list of best ebooks to read in various categories.This is my reading list,you can be sure that each one is fantastic and will be worth your time.As starting point,check out the below 15 Best Kindle eBooks.

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#1.Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft’s Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone

Current price – Rs.209.30 (Save Rs.256.40)

About the Book

Microsoft’s CEO tells tHit refreshhe inside story of the company’s continuing transformation, while tracing his own journey from a childhood in India to leading some of the most significant changes of the digital era and offering his vision for the coming wave of intelligent technologies.

Hit Refresh is about individual change, the transformation happening inside Microsoft, and the arrival of the most exciting and disruptive wave of technology humankind has experienced – including artificial intelligence, mixed reality, and quantum computing. It examines how people, organisations, and societies can and must transform, how they must ‘hit refresh’ in their persistent quest for new energy, new ideas, and continued relevance and renewal. Yet at its core, it’s about humans and how one of our essential qualities – empathy – will become ever more valuable in a world where technological advancement will alter the status quo as never before.

About the Author

Satya Nadella is chief executive officer of Microsoft. Before being named CEO on February 4, 2014, he held leadership roles in both enterprise and consumer businesses across the company. Originally from Hyderabad, India, Nadella lives in Bellevue, Washington. He earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Mangalore University, a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago. Nadella serves on the board of trustees to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He is married and has three children.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2018 KB
  • Print Length: 288 pages
  • Publisher: William Collins (26 September 2017)
  • Sold by: Amazon Asia-Pacific Holdings Private Limited
  • Language: English
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars   59 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #27 Paid in Kindle Store

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#2.Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind 1st , Kindle Edition

Current price – Rs.233.10 (Save Rs.105.90)

About the Book

SapientsbookPlanet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us.

We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived. What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us Sapiens?

In this bold and provocative book, Yuval Noah Harari explores who we are, how we got here and where we’re going.

Sapiens is a thrilling account of humankind’s extraordinary history – from the Stone Age to the Silicon Age – and our journey from insignificant apes to rulers of the world

‘It tackles the biggest questions of history and of the modern world, and it is written in unforgettably vivid language. You will love it!’ Jared Diamond, author of Guns, Germs and Steel

About the Author

‘I encourage all of us, whatever our beliefs, to question the basic narratives of our world, to connect past developments with present concerns, and not to be afraid of controversial issues.’ Dr Yuval Noah Harari has a PhD in History from the University of Oxford and now lectures at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, specialising in World History. His research focuses on broad questions, such as: What is the relation between history and biology? Is there justice in history? Did people become happier as history unfolded? 65,000 people have signed up to his online course, A Brief History of Humankind. Sapiens is an international bestseller and is being published in more than 30 languages worldwide. In 2012 Harari was awarded the annual Polonsky Prize for Creativity and Originality in the Humanistic Disciplines.

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  • File Size: 6789.0 KB
  • Print Length: 466 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Digital; 01 edition (4 September 2014)
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  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1846558239
  • ISBN-13: 978-1846558238
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars   679 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #51 Paid in Kindle Store

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#3.The Theory Of Everything: The Origin and Fate of the Universe

Current price – Rs.57.00 (Save Rs.142.00)

About the Book

theory of everything book Stephen Hawking is widely believed to be one of the world’s greatest minds: a brilliant theoretical physicist whose work helped to reconfigure models of the universe and to redefine what’s in it. Imagine sitting in a room listening to Hawking discuss these achievements and place them in historical context. It would be like hearing Christopher Columbus on the New World.

Hawking presents a series of seven lec-tures—covering everything from big bang to black holes to string theory—that capture not only the brilliance of Hawking’s mind but his characteristic wit as well. Of his research on black holes, which absorbed him for more than a decade, he says, “It might seem a bit like looking for a black cat in a coal cellar.”

Hawking begins with a history of ideas about the universe, from Aristotle’s determination that the Earth is round to Hubble’s discovery, over 2000 years later, that the universe is expanding. Using that as a launching pad, he explores the reaches of modern physics, including theories on the origin of the universe (e.g., the big bang), the nature of black holes, and space-time.

About the Author

Professor Stephen Hawking, a Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge, is the pre-eminent theoretical physicist in the world. His book A Brief History of Time was a phenomenal worldwide bestseller. He has twelve honorary degrees and was awarded the CBE and was made a Companion of Honour. He has three children and one grandchild.

Michael York is Principal Lecturer, Sophia Centre for the Study of Cultural Astronomy and Astrology, and Director of the Bath Archive for Contemporary Religious Affairs, Bath Spa University College, UK.

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  • File Size: 609 KB
  • Print Length: 132 pages
  • Publisher: Jaico Publishing House; 1 edition (1 January 2008)
  • Sold by: Amazon Asia-Pacific Holdings Private Limited
  • Language: English
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars   347 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #79 Paid in Kindle Store

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#4.Elon Musk: How the Billionaire CEO of SpaceX and Tesla is Shaping our Future

Current rice – Rs.99.00 (Save Rs.410.00)

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ElonMusk BookSouth African born Elon Musk is the renowned entrepreneur and innovator behind PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity. Musk wants to save our planet; he wants to send citizens into space, to form a colony on Mars; he wants to make money while doing these things; and he wants us all to know about it. He is the real-life inspiration for the Iron Man series of films starring Robert Downey Junior.

The personal tale of Musk’s life comes with all the trappings one associates with a great, drama-filled story. He was a freakishly bright kid who was bullied brutally at school, and abused by his father. In the midst of these rough conditions, and the violence of apartheid South Africa, Musk still thrived academically and attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he paid his own way through school by turning his house into a club and throwing massive parties.

He started a pair of huge dot-com successes, including PayPal, which eBay acquired for $1.5 billion in 2002. Musk was forced out as CEO and so began his lost years in which he decided to go it alone and baffled friends by investing his fortune in rockets and electric cars. Meanwhile Musk’s marriage disintegrated as his technological obsessions took over his life …

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Elon Musk is the Steve Jobs of the present and the future, and for the past twelve months, he has been shadowed by tech reporter, Ashlee Vance. Elon Musk: How the Billionaire CEO of Spacex and Tesla is Shaping our Future is an important, exciting and intelligent account of the real-life Iron Man.

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  • File Size: 11606.0 KB
  • Print Length: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Virgin Digital (21 May 2015)
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  • Language: English
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars   422 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #93 Paid in Kindle Store

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#5.I Do What I Do

Current price – Rs.279.20 (Save Rs.419.80)

About the Book

I do what I do bookWhen Raghuram G. Rajan took charge as Governor of the Reserve Bank of India in September 2013, the rupee was in free fall, inflation was high, India had a large current account deficit and India’s exchange reserves were falling. As measure after measure failed to stabilize markets, speculators sensed a full-blown crisis and labelled India one of the Fragile Five economies. Rajan’s response was to go all out, not just to tackle the crisis of confidence, but also to send a strong message about the strength of India’s institutions and the country’s ongoing programme of reform. He outlined a vision that went beyond the immediate crisis to focus on long-term growth and stability, thus restoring investor confidence. Boldness and farsightedness would be characteristic of the decisions he took in the ensuing three years. Rajan’s commentary and speeches in I Do What I Do convey what it was like to be at the helm of the central bank in those turbulent but exciting times.

Whether on dosanomics or on debt relief, Rajan explains economic concepts in a readily accessible way. Equally, he addresses key issues that are not in any banking manual but essential to growth: the need for tolerance and respect to assure India’s economic progress, for instance, or the connection between political freedom and prosperity. I Do What I Do offers a front-row view into the thinking of one of the world’s most respected economists, one whose commitment to India’s progress shines through in the essays and speeches here. It also brings home what every RBI Governor discovers for himself when he sits down at his desk on the 18th floor: the rupee stops here. Right here!

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  • File Size: 1222 KB
  • Print Length: 385 pages
  • Publisher: HarperBusiness; 1 edition (25 September 2017)
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  • Language: English
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars   144 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #37 Paid in Kindle Store

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#6.When Breath Becomes Air

Current price – Rs.99.00 (Save Rs.410.00)

About the Book

when breath becomes air bookAt the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the next he was a patient struggling to live.

When Breath Becomes Air chronicles Kalanithi’s transformation from a medical student asking what makes a virtuous and meaningful life into a neurosurgeon working in the core of human identity – the brain – and finally into a patient and a new father.

What makes life worth living in the face of death? What do you do when when life is catastrophically interrupted? What does it mean to have a child as your own life fades away?

Paul Kalanithi died while working on this profoundly moving book, yet his words live on as a guide to us all. When Breath Becomes Air is a life-affirming reflection on facing our mortality and on the relationship between doctor and patient, from a gifted writer who became both

About the Author

PAUL KALANITHI was a neurosurgeon and writer. He held degrees in English literature, human biology, and history and philoso­phy of science and medicine from Stanford and Cambridge universities before graduating from Yale School of Medicine. He also received the American Academy of Neu­rological Surgery’s highest award for research.

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His reflections on doctoring and illness have been published in the New York Times, the Washington Post and the Paris Review Daily.

Kalanithi died in March 2015, aged 37. He is survived by his wife, Lucy, and their daughter, Elizabeth Acadia.

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  • File Size: 1811 KB
  • Print Length: 258 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Digital; 2 edition (4 February 2016)
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars   391 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #129 Paid in Kindle Store

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#7.The Power of Vedic Maths

Current price – Rs.90.30 (Save Rs.108.70)

About the Book

vedic maths bookWith Trigonometry Vedic mathematics is gaining widespread popularity among the student community as well as maths lovers. The absence of a book, explaining the techniques in a simple language, has been felt acutely for a long time. This book has been written using a step-by-step approach, and attempts to fill the existing void. It includes several solved problems in addition to 1000 practice problems with answers. It also includes a special chapter which shows the application of the techniques to problems set in competitive exams like CAT, CET etc.

People from all walks of life including school and college students, teachers, parents and also those from non-mathematical areas of study will discover the joys of solving mathematical problems using the wonderful set of techniques called Vedic Maths.

About the Author

Atul Gupta is an author, practitioner of the Vedic maths, and works in the field of software development. The books written by the author cover a wide range of topics. Some of them are Information Technology (For C.A. PCC/IPCC-Group II), Asp.net 4 Social Networking, and Illegal Insider Trading: Is it rampant before corporate takeovers?.

He graduated with a B.Tech degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. He is presently the Principal Technology Architect at the Microsoft Technology Center, Infosys Technologies Limited. He has been a part of the software industry for more than two decades, and has worked on COM, DCOM, C, C++, and NET. Gupta is the founder of the Achievers Academy, where he takes classes for Maths and Science. He also helps candidates prepare for competitive exams like CAT, AIEEE, and IIT-JEE. He conducts workshops at the Nehru Science Centre, and other educational institutions. He has been the recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Award for 6 years in a row.

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  • File Size: 3878 KB
  • Print Length: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Jaico Publishing House; 1 edition (4 February 2013)
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  • Language: English
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars   81 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #165 Paid in Kindle Store

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#8.The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change

Current price – Rs.251.75 (Save Rs.172.25)

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Power of Habit BookIn The Power of Habit, award-winning New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. With penetrating intelligence and an ability to distill vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives, Duhigg brings to life a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential for transformation.

Along the way we learn why some people and companies struggle to change, despite years of trying, while others seem to remake themselves overnight. We visit laboratories where neuroscientists explore how habits work and where, exactly, they reside in our brains. We discover how the right habits were crucial to the success of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, and civil-rights hero Martin Luther King, Jr. We go inside Procter & Gamble, Target superstores, Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church, NFL locker rooms, and the nation’s largest hospitals and see how implementing so-called keystone habits can earn billions and mean the difference between failure and success, life and death.

About The Author

Charles Duhigg is an American Pulitzer prize winning staff writer at the New York Times. He studied at Yale and holds an MBA degree from Harvard Business School. Charles is also a frequent contributor to This American Life, NPR, PBS News Hour and the Frontline. He had a keen interest in observing Habits years ago when he worked as a reporter in Iraq.

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  • File Size: 1930 KB
  • Print Length: 402 pages
  • Publisher: Cornerstone Digital (5 April 2012)
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  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1847946240
  • ISBN-13: 978-1847946249
  • ASIN: B006WAIV6M
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars   314 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #175 Paid in Kindle Store

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#9.The Brain: The Story of You

Current price – Rs.285.00 (Save Rs.114.00)

About the Book

The Brain Book‘This is the story of how your life shapes your brain, and how your brain shapes your life.’

Join renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman on a whistle-stop tour of the inner cosmos. It’s a journey that will take you into the world of extreme sports, criminal justice, genocide, brain surgery, robotics, and the search for immortality. On the way, amidst the infinitely dense tangle of brain cells and their trillions of connections, something emerges that you might not have expected to see: you.

 

About the Author

David Eagleman is a neuroscientist at Baylor College of Medicine, where he directs the Laboratory for Perception and Actions as well as the Initiative on Neuroscience and Law. His scientific research is published in journals from Science to Nature, and his neuroscience books include: Live-Wired: The Shapeshifting Plasticity of the Brain; Wednesday Is Indigo Blue: Discovering the Brain of Synesthesia; and Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain (Canongate 2011). He is also the author of an internationally bestselling book of fiction, Sum: Tales from the Afterlives (Canongate 2009).

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  • File Size: 27054 KB
  • Print Length: 257 pages
  • Publisher: Canongate Books; Main edition (5 November 2015)
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  • Language: English
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars   72 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #213 Paid in Kindle Store

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#10.Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Current price – Rs.319.20 (Save Rs.954.80)

About the Book

Homo Deus BookSapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus shows us where we’re going.

**From the author of the phenomenal million copy bestseller Sapiens**
**The Sunday Times #1 bestseller**

WAR IS OBSOLETE
You are more likely to commit suicide than be killed in conflict

FAMINE IS DISAPPEARING
You are at more risk of obesity than starvation

DEATH IS JUST A TECHNICAL PROBLEM
Equality is out, but immortality is in

WHAT DOES OUR FUTURE HOLD?

About the Author

Dr Yuval Noah Harari has a PhD in History from the University of Oxford and now lectures at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, specialising in World History. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind has become an international phenomenon attracting a legion of fans from Bill Gates and Barack Obama to Chris Evans and Jarvis Cocker, and is published in over 45 languages worldwide. It was a Sunday Times Number One bestseller and was in the Top Ten for over nine months in paperback. His follow-up to SapiensHomo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow was also a Top Ten Bestseller and was described by the Guardian as ‘even more readable, even more important, than his excellent Sapiens’.

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  • File Size: 18427.0 KB
  • Print Length: 460 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Digital; 01 edition (8 September 2016)
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  • Language: English
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars   107 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #264 Paid in Kindle Store

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#11.A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes

Current price – Rs.190.00 (Save Rs.277.50)

About the Book

brief history of time bookThe 20th anniversary edition of Stephen Hawking’s scientific masterpiece.

Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? These are just some of the questions considered in an internationally acclaimed masterpiece by one of the world’s greatest thinkers. It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time, from the Big Bang to black holes, via spiral galaxies and strong theory. To this day A Brief History of Time remains a staple of the scientific canon, and its succinct and clear language continues to introduce millions to the universe and its wonders.
This new edition includes updates from Stephen Hawking with his latest thoughts about the No Boundary Proposal and offers new information about dark energy, the information paradox, eternal inflation, the microwave background radiation observations, and the discovery of gravitational waves. It is published to accompany the launch of a new app, Stephen Hawking’s Pocket Universe.

About the Author

Professor Stephen Hawking, a Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge, is the pre-eminent theoretical physicist in the world. His book A Brief History of Time was a phenomenal worldwide bestseller. He has twelve honorary degrees and was awarded the CBE and was made a Companion of Honour. He has three children and one grandchild.

Michael Jackson is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Copenhagen. He is an award-winning poet, novelist, and anthropologist. Among his many books are Minima Ethnographica: Intersubjectivity and the Anthropological Project; Barawa, and the Ways Birds Fly in the Sky; At Home in the World (published by Duke University Press); Pieces of Music, a novel; and Antipodes, a collection of poetry.

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  • Print Length: 226 pages
  • Publisher: Transworld Digital (10 November 2009)
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars   466 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #542 Paid in Kindle Store

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#12.The Selfish Gene: 40th Anniversary edition (Oxford Landmark Science) 

Current price – Rs.154.00 (Save Rs.83.41)

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the selfish gene bookThe million copy international bestseller, critically acclaimed and translated into over 25 languages.

As influential today as when it was first published, The Selfish Gene has become a classic exposition of evolutionary thought. Professor Dawkins articulates a gene’s eye view of evolution – a view giving centre stage to these persistent units of information, and in which organisms can be seen as vehicles for their replication. This imaginative, powerful, and stylistically brilliant work not only brought the insights of Neo-Darwinism to a wide audience, but galvanized the biology
community, generating much debate and stimulating whole new areas of research. Forty years later, its insights remain as relevant today as on the day it was published.

This 40th anniversary edition includes a new epilogue from the author discussing the continuing relevance of these ideas in evolutionary biology today, as well as the original prefaces and foreword, and extracts from early reviews.

Oxford Landmark Science books are ‘must-read’ classics of modern science writing which have crystallized big ideas, and shaped the way we think.

About the Author

Richard Dawkins is Emeritus Fellow of New College, Oxford.

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  • Publisher: OUP Oxford; 4 edition (2 June 2016)
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars   34 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #641 Paid in Kindle Store

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#13.Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets

Current price – Rs.155.50 (Save Rs.268.50)

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Fooled by RandomnessEveryone wants to succeed in life. But what causes some of us to be more successful than others? Is it really down to skill and strategy; or something altogether more unpredictable? This book is the word-of-mouth sensation that will change the way you think about business and the world. It is all about luck: more precisely, how we perceive luck in our personal and professional experiences. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the markets we hear an entrepreneur has vision or a trader is talented, but all too often their performance is down to chance rather than skill. It is only because we fail to understand probability that we continue to believe events are non-random, finding reasons where none exist. This irreverent bestseller has shattered the illusions of people around the world by teaching them how to recognize randomness. Now it can do the same for you.

About the Author

Nassim Nicholas Taleb is the founder of Empirica Capital LLC, and Fellow of the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences of New York University. He was inducted into the Derivatives Strategy Hall of Fame in 2001. He lives in New York.

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  • Print Length: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin (3 May 2007)
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  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars   46 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #669 Paid in Kindle Store

#14.Principia: The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy

Current price – Rs.49.00

About the Book

Principia bookThe Principia is “justly regarded as one of the most important works in the history of science”.

The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, often referred to as simply the Principia, is a work in three books by Sir Isaac Newton, in Latin, first published 5 July 1687. After annotating and correcting his personal copy of the first edition, Newton also published two further editions, in 1713 and 1726. The Principia states Newton’s laws of motion, forming the foundation of classical mechanics, also Newton’s law of universal gravitation, and a derivation of Kepler’s laws of planetary motion (which Kepler first obtained empirically).

The French mathematical physicist Alexis Clairaut assessed it in 1747: “The famous book of mathematical Principles of natural Philosophy marked the epoch of a great revolution in physics. The method followed by its illustrious author Sir Newton … spread the light of mathematics on a science which up to then had remained in the darkness of conjectures and hypotheses.” A more recent assessment has been that while acceptance of Newton’s theories was not immediate, by the end of a century after publication in 1687, “no one could deny that” (out of the Principia) “a science had emerged that, at least in certain respects, so far exceeded anything that had ever gone before that it stood alone as the ultimate exemplar of science generally.”

In formulating his physical theories, Newton developed and used mathematical methods now included in the field of calculus. But the language of calculus as we know it was largely absent from the Principia; Newton gave many of his proofs in a geometric form of infinitesimal calculus, based on limits of ratios of vanishing small geometric quantities. In a revised conclusion to the Principia (see General Scholium), Newton used his expression that became famous, Hypotheses non fingo (“I contrive no hypotheses”).

About the Author

I. Bernard Cohen (1914-2003) was Victor S. Thomas Professor (Emeritus) of the History of Science at Harvard University. Among his recent books are “Benjamin Franklin’s Science” (1996), “Interactions” (1994), and “Science and the Founding Fathers” (1992). Anne Whitman was coeditor (with I. Bernard Cohen and Alexander Koyre) of the Latin edition, with variant readings, of the “Principia” (1972). Julia Budenz, author of “From the Gardens of Flora Baum” (1984), is a multilingual classicist and poet.

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  • Publisher: RSM (15 July 2015)
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#15.Tomorrowland: Our Journey from Science Fiction to Science Fact

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About the Book

Tomorrowland bookSteven Kotler has written extensively about those pivotal moments when science fiction became science fact…and fundamentally reshaped the world. Now he gathers the best of his best, updated and expanded upon, to guide readers on a mind-bending tour of the far frontier, and how these advances are radically transforming our lives. From the ways science and technology are fundamentally altering our bodies and our world (the world’s first bionic soldier, the future of evolution) to those explosive collisions between science and culture (life extension and bioweapons), we’re crossing moral and ethical lines we’ve never faced before.

As Kotler writes, “Life is tricky sport—and that’s the emotional core of this story, the real reason we can’t put Pandora back in the box. When you strip everything else away, technology is nothing more than the promise of an easier tomorrow. It’s the promise of hope. And how do you stop hope?”

Join Kotler in this fascinating exploration of our incredible next: a deep dive into those future technologies happening now—and what it means to be a part of this brave new world.

About the Author

Steven Kotler is a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist, and cofounder and director of research for the Flow Genome Project. His books include the nonfiction works The Rise of Superman, Abundance, A SmallFurry Prayer, and West of Jesus, as well as the novel The Angle Quickest for Flight. His work has been translated into more than thirty languages. His articles have appeared in more than sixty publications, including the New York Times Magazine, the Atlantic Monthly, Wired, GQ, Outside, Popular Science, Men’s Journal, and Discover. He also writes Far Frontiers, a blog about technology and innovation for Forbes.com, and The Playing Field, a blog about the science of sport and culture for PsychologyToday.com. He lives in New Mexico with his wife, the author Joy Nicholson.

Book details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2243 KB
  • Print Length: 308 pages
  • Publisher: Amazon Publishing (12 May 2015)
  • Sold by: Amazon Asia-Pacific Holdings Private Limited
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00O4IA82E
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:Enabled
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #823 Paid in Kindle Store

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