As you take off for a long holiday vacation (we hope!), you may be looking for books to toss in your suitcase. We at Raines International wanted to offer a twist on our weekly What We’re Reading series, instead sharing Raines Reads — recommendations for books for those of you packing for upcoming long flights or just looking for something new to put on your shelf.
Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow: Chernow’s biography of Alexander Hamilton inspired Lin Manuel Miranda to create Hamilton!
A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton Malkiel
The Loudest Voice in the Room: How the Brilliant, Bombastic Roger Ailes Built Fox News–and Divided a Country by Gabriel Sherman: Sherman’s book looks at the rise of Fox News and Roger Ailes’ role in shaping the network.
Banker to The Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty by Muhammad Yunus
A Sliver of Light: Three Americans Imprisoned in Iran by Shane Bauer, Joshua Fattal and Sarah Shourd
Dear Chairman: Boardroom Battles and the Rise of Shareholder Activism by Jeff Gramm
Europe on Trial: The Story of Collaboration, Resistance, and Retribution during World War II by Istvan Deak
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini
We’d love to know what you’re reading. Send recommendations to firstname.lastname@example.org or @rainesintl for future Raines Reads!