It’s time for one of my favorite yearly rituals, curating a list of some of the best summer reading lists from a wide variety of sources. Although this compilation has considerable coverage of business/leadership/management books, there are also many other nonfiction and fiction titles. One of the things I like about some of the lists is that they include older titles along with newer ones. There is also a good mixture of books from both major and independent  presses.


Business InsiderJPMorgan says everyone should read these 11 books this summer

Chicago Tribune: The Ultimate Summer Reading List Recommended Creative Leadership Reading List For Summer 2017

gatesnotes: 5 Good Summer Reads, by Bill Gates 7 Must-Read Books to Change Your Life This Summer, by Emma Seppälä

Huffington Post: 24 Incredible Books You Should Read This Summer Need Some Summer Reading? These Are the 15 Best-Selling Business Books Right Now Top 10 Reading Group Suggestions, Summer 2017

The New York Times: Books to Breeze Through This Summer, by Janet Maslin
PBS NEWSHOUR: 19 summer books that will keep you up all night reading
Publishers Weekly: Best Summer Books 2017
TopMBA: Pre-MBA Business Books: Saïd Business School Recommendations II

University of California, Berkeley: UC Berkeley Summer Reading List for New Students; What Can We Change in a Single Generation?

USA TODAY: 10 Hot Books You Won’t Want to Miss This Summer

The Washington Post: 37 books we’ve loved so far in 2017

WGBH: A Summer Book List

Wired: 9 Essential Summer Reads-From Sci-fi to Philosophical Superheroes

Whether you read lots of books from these lists or others, or just enjoy reading the lists, let’s give thanks to all of the writers, editors, photographers and designers who worked hard to publish these terrific lists!

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