We at Raines International wanted to offer a twist on our weekly What We’re Reading series, instead sharing Raines Reads — book recommendations for those of you packing for the long weekend or looking for something new to put on your shelf.
Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow:
The Vanderbilts by Jerry E. Patterson: This 1989 book looks at the history of the famous Vanderbilt family.
Who by Geoff Smart and Randy Street: Smart and Street’s book looks at unsuccessful hiring and how to find the right person.
Blindness by Jose Saramago
The Richest Man Who Ever Lived: The Life and Times of Jacob Fugger by Greg Steinmetz
The Romance and Tragedy of a Widely Known Business Man of New York : The story of William Ingraham Russell by William Ingraham Russell
And Then All Hell Broke Loose: Two Decades in the Middle East by NBC News correspondent Richard Engel
The Modern Middle East: A History by James L. Gelvin
The Hour of our Death by Phillippe Ariès
The Money Game by Adam Smith
Garden of Eden by Ernest Hemingway
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