New or Noteworthy

All of the following are available at our special bookshelf for New or Noteworthy at Powell’s Books - the incomparable physical and web-based bookstore here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Head to this link to visit.

Here are more recent titles on the future or reading that has a direct bearing on what's ahead. This is a mix of material that should provoke thought and contemplation. Some good stuff here:

- John Peterson
A Vision for 2012: Planning for Extraordinary Change

- Lisa Margonelli
Oil on the Brain: Petroleum's Long, Strange Trip to Your Tank

- Jeffrey Kluger
Simplexity: Why Simple Things Become Complex (and How Complex Things Can Be Made Simple)

- Mark Penn
Microtrends
- Steven Levitt & Stephen Dubner

Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything

- Malcolm Gladwell
Blink: The Power of Thinking without Thinking

These and many more are posted on the bookshelf. Please visit and patronize Powell’s.