TED speakers can teach you a lot. They’re experts in their subject areas, of course, so the content of their talks are almost invariably valuable, but they’re also great examples of how to wow an audience. And as some of the top minds in the country, they’re also good for one more thing — recommending books.
Recently the TED blog did fans of their events a favor, rounding up a massive list of 58 books recommended by some of TED’s top speakers over the years. If you’re looking to fill up your own bookshelves or e-reader with everything from graphic novels to history to poetry, then it’s worth checking out in full.
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