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02/21/2021 “The Wake Up Call” by John Micklethwait & Adrian Wooldridge

02/14/2021 “Losing the Long Game” by Philip H. Gordon

02/07/2021 “Homeland Elegies” by Ayad Akhtar

12/20/2020 This week Fareed offered up not one book of the week, but five drawn from his books of the week this year, which might make for good presents this holiday season. They are:

Fareed and the GPS team hope you enjoy them.

12/06/2020 “The Weirdest People in the World” by Joseph Henrich

11/22/2020 “A Promised Land” by Barack Obama

10/04/2020 “Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World” by Fareed Zakaria

09/27/2020 “Which Country Has the World’s Best Health Care?” by Ezekiel Emanuel

08/23/2020 “The Great Leveler” by Walter Scheidel

07/12/2020 “The Precipice” by Toby Ord

07/05/2020 “Humankind” by Rutger Bregman

06/28/2020 “The Inevitability of Tragedy” by Barry Gewen

06/07/2020 “Just Mercy” by Bryan Stevenson

05/17/2020 “The World: A Brief Introduction” by Richard Haass & “The New Class War” by Michael Lind

05/03/2020 “Has China Won?” by Kishore Mahbubani

04/26/2020 “The Plot Against America” on HBO

04/05/2020 “The Defining Moment” by Jonathan Alter

03/29/2020 “Less” by Andrew Sean Greer & “East of Eden” by John Steinbeck

03/08/2020 “The Great Reversal” by Thomas Philippon

02/23/2020 “Trade Is Not a Four-Letter Word” by Fred P. Hochberg

02/16/2020 “The Decadent Society” by Ross Douthat

02/09/2020 “Erdogan’s Empire” by Soner Cagaptay

01/26/2020 “City of Thieves” by David Benioff

01/12/2020 “All the Shah’s Men” by Stephen Kinzer

01/05/2020 “A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves” by Jason DeParle

12/22/2019 “Impeachment: A Handbook” by Charles Black

12/15/2019 January 2020 issue of Foreign Affairs Magazine

12/08/2019 “Prisoners of Geography” by Tim Marshall

12/01/2019 “The American Story” by David Rubenstein

11/24/2019 “American Elections: Wicked Game” a podcast hosted by Lindsay Graham

11/17/2019 “The Invisible Bridge” by Rick Perlstein

11/10/2019 “Don’t Be Evil” by Rana Foroohar

11/03/2019 “Succession” an HBO series

10/27/2019 “Safe Enough Spaces” by Michael Roth

10/20/2019 “Impeachment” by Jon Meacham, Timothy Naftali, Peter Baker & Jeffrey A. Engel

10/13/2019 “Age of Ambition” by Evan Osnos

10/06/2019 “The Meritocracy Trap” by Daniel Markovits

09/29/2019 “Education of an Idealist” by Samantha Power

09/22/2019 “Talking to Strangers” by Malcolm Gladwell

09/15/2019 “On Writing” by Stephen King

09/08/2019 “The Song of Achilles” by Madeline Miller

08/25/2019 “Our Boys” a new series on HBO

08/11/2019 “The Professor and the Madman” by Simon Winchester

07/28/2019 “Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe” by Sheri Berman

07/21/2019 “The Guarded Gate” by Daniel Okrent

07/14/2019 “Leadership” by Doris Kearns Goodwin

06/30/2019 “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles

06/23/2019 “The Conservative Sensibility” by George F. Will

06/16/2019 “The Island of the Day Before” by Umberto Eco, “Longitude” by Dava Sobel, “Circe” by Madeline Miller

06/09/2019 “War and Peace” by Nigel Hamilton

06/02/2019 “The Shadow War” by Jim Sciutto

05/26/2019 “Against the Rules” a podcast by Michael Lewis

05/19/2019 “A Thousand Small Sanities” by Adam Gopnik

05/12/2019 “World Without Mind” by Franklin Foer

05/05/2019 “Our Man” by George Packer

04/28/2019 “Working” by Robert Caro

04/14/2019 “Accidental Presidents” by Jared Cohen

04/07/2019 “Open” by Kimberly Clausing

03/31/2019 “Melting Pot or Civil War?” by Reihan Salam

03/10/2019 “The Third Pillar” by Raghuram Rajan’s

02/17/2019 “Billion Dollar Whale” by Tom Wright & Bradley Hope

02/10/2019 “A Foreign Policy for the Left” by Michael Walzer

02/03/2019 “Crude Nation” by Raul Gallegos

01/27/2019 “The Death of Truth” by Michiko Kakutani

01/13/2019 “Roma” a film by Alfonso Cuaron

12/16/2018 “Cultural Evolution” by Ronald Inglehart

2/09/2018 “21 Lessons for the 21st Century” by Yuval Harari

12/04/2018 “Presidents Under Fire: The History of Impeachment” (CNN documentary)

11/18/2018 “Revolution Française” by Sophie Pedder

10/07/2018 “Capitalism in America: A History” by Alan Greenspan and Adrian Wooldridge

09/30/2018 “Identity” by Francis Fukuyama

09/16/2018 “Detroit” (2017) directed by Kathryn Bigelow

08/19/2018 “Uncivil Agreement” by Lilliana Mason

08/12/2018 “The Summer Before the War” by Helen Simonson

08/05/2018 “Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World–and Why Things Are Better Than You Think” by Hans Rosling

07/22/2018 “The China Mission” by Daniel Kurtz-Phelan

07/15/2018 “Our Towns: A 100,000 mile journey into the Heart of America” by James & Deborah Fallows

07/01/2018 “East of Eden” by John Steinbeck

06/24/2018 “American Immigration: A Very Short Introduction” by David Gerber

06/17/2018 “Origin Story” by David Christian

05/27/2018 “Goodbye, Columbus” by Philip Roth

05/20/2018 “Breaking the Bee” a film directed by Sam Rega and produced by Chris Weller

05/13/2018 “Us vs. Them: The Failure of Global Capitalism” by Ian Bremmer

05/06/2018 “Fair Shot: Rethinking Inequality and How we Earn.” by Chris Hughes

04/22/2018 “How to Read a Book” by Mortimer Adler

04/15/2018 “Post Truth” by Lee McIntyre

04/08/2018 “The Death of Democracy” by Benjamin Carter Hett

04/01/2018 “The Ordinary Virtues” by Michael Ignatieff

03/11/2018 “Five Days in London, May 1940” by John Lukacs

03/04/2018 “How to Think” by Alan Jacobs

02/25/2018 “The Second Amendment: A Biography” by Michael Waldman

02/18/2018 “Trumpocracy” by David Frum

02/11/2018 “How Democracies Die” by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt

02/04/2018 “White Working Class” by Joan C. Williams

01/28/2018 “Twilight of the Elites” by Christopher Hayes

01/21/2018 “The Road not Taken” by Max Boot

01/14/2018 “Devil’s Bargain” by Joshua Green

01/07/2018 “Kings and Presidents” by Bruce Riedel

12/17/2017 Fareed’s 10 Books, Movies and TV shows of the Year

12/10/2017 “Rescue” by David Miliband

12/03/2017 “The Vanity Fair Diaries” by Tina Brown

11/19/2017 “Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine” by Anne Applebaum

10/29/2017 “Novitiate” a film from Sony Pictures Classics

10/22/2017 “Leonardo da Vinci” by Walter Isaacson

10/08/2017 “The Remains of the Day” by Kazuo Ishiguro

10/01/2017 “The Vietnam War” by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick for PBS

09/24/2017 “27 Articles” by T. E. Lawrence

09/17/2017 “Unaccustomed Earth” by Jhumpa Lahiri

08/20/2017 “The Once and Future Liberal” by Mark Lilla

07/23/2017 “Superfast Primetime Ultimate Nation” by Adam Roberts

07/16/2017 “VICE Special Report: A World In Disarray ” by VICE on HBO

07/09/2017 “Seven Brief Lessons on Physics” by Carlo Rovelli

07/02/2017 “I Am Not Your Negro” a documentary from Magnolia Pictures

06/25/2017 “The Retreat of Western Liberalism” by Edward Luce

06/18/2017 “Churchill & Orwell: The Fight for Freedom” by Thomas E. Ricks

06/11/2017 “Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap?” by Graham Allison

06/04/2017 “Start the Week Podcast” by BBC Radio

05/28/2017 “Can’t We All Disagree More Constructively?” by Jonathan Haidt

05/14/2017 “Do I make Myself Clear? Why Writing Well Matters” by Harold Evans

05/07/2017 “The Islamic Enlightenment” by Christopher de Bellaigue

04/23/2017 “Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow” by Yuval Noah Harari

04/16/2017 “Hit Maker: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction” by Derek Thompson

04/09/2017 “Easternization: Asia’s Rise and America’s Decline” by Gideon Rachman

04/02/2017 “On Tyranny” by Timothy Snyder

03/19/2017 “The Body Builders: Inside the Science of the Engineered Human” by Adam Piore

03/12/2017 “War in European History” by Michael Howard

02/26/2017 “Commander in Chief: FDR’s Batle with Churchill, 1943” by Nigel Hamilton

02/12/2017 “The Best and the Brightest” by David Halberstam

02/05/2017 “The Undoing Project” by Michael Lewis

01/15/2017 “A World in Disarray: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order” by Richard Haass

01/08/2017 “Deutschland 83” airing on SundanceTV

12/18/2016 “In Defense of a Liberal Education” by Fareed Zakaria

12/11/2016 “Shoe Dog” by Phil Knight

12/04/2016 “Thank You for Being Late: an Optimist’s Guide to Excelling in the Age of Accelerations” by Thomas L. Friedman

11/27/2016 “Who Are We?: The Challenges to America’s National Identity” by Samuel Huntington

11/20/2016 “The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan” by Sebastian Mallaby

11/13/2016 “Hillary Clinton and the Populist Revolt” by George Packer in the New Yorker

10/30/2016 “The Conservative Heart” by Arthur Brooks

10/16/2016 “The Populist Explosion” by John Judas

10/02/2016 “His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt” by Joseph Lelyveld

09/25/2016 “The Fix” by Jonathan Tepperman

09/04/2016 “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead and “Sapiens” by Yuval Harari

08/14/2016 “Hillbilly Elegy” by J.D. Vance

08/07/2016 “ISIS: A History” by Fawaz Gerges

07/31/2016 “Eye in the Sky” a film by Bleeker Street Media