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Books to read in the summer. The team at JBR gives tips

July 20, 2021

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The team at JBR provides tips from books, listening CDs and podcasts. Want to check out the list right away on Bol.com? You can do that here

The first tip is from Marten:

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Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Daniel Kahneman has done a lot of research that is the basis for today's understanding of the psychological side of economics.

"It's about how people can't think intuitively static and introduces a simplified concept of 2 systems to explain how our brains work. Lots of fun anecdotes. I read it a few years ago, but it also came back to me in the study I recently finished."

Also, Marten has a pile ready to go, as his training didn't give him much time to read. On top and just opened:

Quiet - Susan Cain

"It's about introverts in business environments. The US background is visible, but it is relevant and interesting and nicely written as a story with anecdotes.

 

Iemke's tips:

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Iemke 's best book ever is Coming into the World by Maria Mazzantini

"It's a book that left an indelible impression, not only because of the wonderful narrative, and the beautiful writing style, but mostly because I never realized how terrible the war in Yugoslavia was for its inhabitants. The war is context, the novel shows that even in evil, a positive new beginning can come."

In the car Iemke listens to The Discovery of Urk by Matthias M.R. Declercq

 

Mirthe's tips:

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Mirthe 's tip is an all-time favorite and a more recent book she liked:

A Thousand Shining Suns by Khaled Hosseini

't Hooge Nest by Roxane van Ieperen

 

Harm's tips:

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Harm is now reading A Promised Land by Barack Obama

He already has Mart Smeets' Canada ready for the holidays.

 

Alexander's tips:

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Alexander is reading Steve Bogner 's wonderful travel books Curves before his vacation . He is now reading about Northern Italy.

The books of Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt are an inspiration.

 

Melvin's tips:

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Yuval Noah Harari is Melvin 's favourite author . He enjoys reading Sapiens and Homo Deus and 21 lessons for the 21st century.

 

Gracia's tip:

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The most beautiful book Gracia has ever read is White Oleander by Janet Fitch

 

The tip of

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Like Marten,Rocher likes to read books by the Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman

Noise by Daniel Kahneman

 

Nancy's tip

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The book Nancy is taking to a little hotel by the beach is The Seventh Sister by Lucinda Riley

"I have read the entire series, this is the final volume. An addictive series that 'reads like a train'."

 

Charlotte's tip :

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Charlotte gives the tip for holidays or days out in your own country: Nederland heeft Alles by Bas Smit & Nicolette van Dam

 

Frank's tips :

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Frank' s best book is Karakter by F. Bordewijk.

"The book that I regularly grab as to work more efficiently : Seven habits of highly efficient people by Stephen Covey. On my list this summer is Beter does not get better by Caroline de Gruyter".

 

Jin's Tip :

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When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Boudewijn's tip :

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Boudewijn has De meeste mensen deugen by Rutger Bregman on his to-read list for this summer.

 

Karen-Ann's tips :

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Karen-An gets to work on the Podcast - Mathilde's Mystery (in which Mathilde's death is unraveled)

Karen-An's 88-year-old aunt has an interesting tip: Morgan by Bas Steman.

 

The tips from Jeff:

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The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho: It is a very simple story, but an incredibly inspiring book. If you have some time, in a good 4 hours you'll finish it.

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwel: Not directly a 'management' or 'study' book as such, but very informative and useful in daily life.

Just like Marten and Rogier, Jef also likes Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman He has read it many times. It is a book that takes you back.

Podcasts:

Nerdland month overview

Alan Watts

 

Kees's tips:

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Kees takes a book by the old master Gerard Reve, probably one with his letters such as Brieven aan Wimie 1959-1963

And this book is a must: 61 Islands in the Waddensea by Evert Jan Prins All 61 inhabited and uninhabited Wadden Islands are featured with stunning photography and unique travel stories.

He's definitely going to listen to the old podcast episodes of The Language State, Reliable Sources and Argos.

 

Merlin's tips:

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Merijn is going to read the book The Battle for Europe by Rob de Wijk. "Very interesting to get a picture of the geopolitical force field and Europe's future role within it."

 

Harold's tips:

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For this summer vacation , Harold is taking the following two books in his suitcase:

Influence by Robert Cialdini "It's a classic that I read at the start of my working life and now want to read again."

The Biography of Elon Musk "I'm going to read this one because I'm still curious about how Elon sees and does things."

 

Suut's tips:

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Suut also comes with a nice reading list:

Wild swans by Jung Chang

The sweet and sour taste of dreams by Sun Li

The little book that beats the market by Joel Greenblatt

Becoming of Michelle Obama

 

Gustian's tips:

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One of my favorite books is Congo by David van Reybrouck

The most inspiring study book that I keep getting back is Valuation by McKinsey

This one is on my to-be-read list: Sugar Bastard by Jaap Scholten

Listen to this Podcast: The fire in the mansion

 

Caspar's tip:

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"I'm reading a classic. A must read according to many, but never read by me."

Seven habits of highly efficient people by Stephen Covey.