Books about the future nonfiction
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Future Technology (nonfiction)
Given more time Homo Deus will probably start making it onto more and more Futurism lists, but since it has only been out for less than a year it was only on two that we were able to find. The top 31 books, all appearing on 2 or more lists, are ranked below by how many lists they appear on and include images, descriptions, and links. It is the era of the posthuman. Artificial intelligences have surpassed the limits of human intellect. Biotechnological beings have rendered people all but extinct. Molecular nanotechnology runs rampant, replicating and reprogramming at will. Contact with extraterrestrial life grows more imminent with each new day.
Similiar to our list of Fiction Books to Read in a Lifetime , this list of 50 non-fiction books contains recommendations you might actually read if you haven't already. This curated list covers the gamut of non-fiction, from compelling war stories to key feminist texts, to unbelievable struggles for survival, to tales of life in the culinary trade. You may not completely agree with our recommendations, there are surely key titles missing, so please share your recommendations for essential non-fiction books everyone should read. Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards?
Will the future be dystopian? Can the human race even survive climate change and the ongoing mass extinction? Or does technology promise a far better and more hopeful future? They explore the impact of artificial intelligence and advanced robotics, the emergence of molecular nanotechnology, the private-sector space race, as well as climate change, the threat of a global pandemic, and other questions. Each is followed by a link to my review on this site. Diamandis and Steven Kotler— Does technology promise humanity a bright future?
20+ good nonfiction books about the future
Many of the best nonfiction books of the year so far ask readers to make change. In Charged , Emily Bazelon presses us to stop giving prosecutors so much power in the courtroom. These books, by literary scholars, journalists and experts across fields, give us the context we need to make better sense of the world around us. Here, the best 10 nonfiction books of so far. American courtrooms are meant to be equal playing fields for both the prosecution and the defense. In Charged , Bazelon follows the cases of two young defendants, blending in-depth reporting with a harrowing narrative that highlights what she views as the dangerous powers of prosecutors. Though the true-crime case inspired Lee to try to write another book, she likely never finished it, and Cep explores why.
Fans will be moved by the intimate look inside the brain of the legendary and multi-talented songwriter. The Fifth Risk W. Jonathan Franzen may be best known for his novels Purity, Freedom, The Corrections , but arguably the most controversial of the literary Jonathans is also a prolific essayist. In The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters Harper , New York Times best-selling authors Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger paint a lush picture of the complicated relationship between sisters Jackie Onassis and Lee Radziwill, from their childhood spent in eleven-room New York apartments, to their high-profile, high-drama marriages and affairs, and to their separate attempts at sustaining careers to varying degrees of success. The origins of Billion Dollar Whale Hachette go back to , when co-authors Tom Wright and Bradley Hope — Wall Street Journal writers who have both been nominated for Pulitzer Prizes—began reporting on a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund following rumors about its huge debts and sketchy business dealings.
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