Best Non-Fiction Reads of 2018 (with one line reviews) / by Bharat Rao

  1. Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

    A must read for all humans.

  2. The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis

    It could happen again.

  3. Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou

    Behind the glitz and the glamor lie dirty secrets.

  4. Factfulness by Hans Rosling

    Understand that which is measured (see next recommendation).

  5. Measure What Matters by John Doerr

    Goal setting secrets by the VC who has seen it all.

  6. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil DeGrasse Tyson

    Space out with this book.

  7. Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry by Neil DeGrasse Tyson

    Space out.

  8. Frederick Douglas: Prophet of Freedom by David W. Blight

    922 page biography of an important man whose autobiographical writings were three times longer.

  9. Educated by Tara Westover

    Unique memoir, destined to be a classic.

  10. How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence by Michael Pollan

    Turn on, tune in, drop out