Time is precious, we know. Here, compiled from past reading lists, are suggestions for two dozen short but mighty books to pick up.
Whether your weeks ahead contain travel, vacations or just longer and lazier days than usual, our list of recommendations from TED speakers has books for all moods, activities and tastes.
Since we know TED speakers love to read, we asked them: What book could you not stop reading? Here are their eclectic picks, ready for gifting or for sticking in your carry-on.
40+ TED speakers recommend the books you need to read right now.
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