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PRINCIPLES
AUTHOR: RAY DALIO

Ray Dalio is a billionaire investor, hedge fund manager, founder of investment firm Bridgewater Associates, philanthropist—and, as of January 2018, one of the world’s 100 wealthiest people, according to Bloomberg . Dalio’s new book Principles describes how his organization transforms wishes, desires, and goals into tasks, actions, behaviors, and execution through algorithms.
In effect, it’s a system for implementing meritocracy, which makes it particularly interesting to open organization practitioners and advocates.

101 essays

101 ESSAYS THAT WILL CHANGE THE WAY YOU THINK
AUTHOR: BRIANNA WIEST

Brianna Wiest has gained recognition for her deeply moving, philosophical writing. This new compilation of her published work, 101 Essays That Will Change The Way You Think, features pieces on why you should pursue purpose over passion, embrace negative thinking, see the wisdom in daily routine, and become aware of the cognitive biases that are affecting the way you see your life. Some of these pieces have never before been released; others have been read by millions of people around the world. Regardless, each will leave you thinking, “This idea changed my life.”

FALLING TOWARD THE MOONfallinf forward
AUTHORS:R R. H. SIN AND ROBERT M. DRAKE

Falling Toward The Moon, is a collection of poetry and prose to those who may feel overwhelmed by life or fall in a pattern of repeated disappointment. The
contributions recognize “that the heart will ache, the soul will feel weary, and the mind will be weighed down by the things you wish to forget. There will be nights when all you have is yourself and the moon. There will be nights when silence will exist in abundance.
And even though you may feel lonely at first, you must understand that the solitude is a gift; you must understand that even when alone, you are more than enough.”

The book of night

THE BOOK OF NIGHT WOMEN
AUTHOR: MARLON JAMES

James’s novel that takes the reader back through time and space to the eighteenth century to tell the story of Lilith, a girl born into slavery on a Jamaican sugar plantation. From birth, everyone sees that Lilith holds a power that should be
both feared and respected, but it is not until Lilith learns to accept that power, that her life and the lives of the women
around her, begin to change. This is when Lilith organizes a group of women slaves labeling who call themselves
“The Night Women.”

THE WATER DANCERTa-Nehisi Coates
AUTHOR: TA-NEHISI COATES

Celebrated author of Between the World and Me (2015) and We Were Eight Years in Power (2017) merges magic, adventure, and antebellum intrigue in his first novel. Protagonist Hiram Walker was born into slavery but gifted with great powers that enable him to leave the plantation where he was born. Hiram embarks on an amazing journey that takes him from the corrupt grandeur of Virginia’s proud plantations to desperate guerrilla cells in the wilderness, from the coffin of the Deep South to dangerously idealistic movements in the North.