Book List in 2020
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Here is a book list in 2020, there are a lot of popular books in the bookshelf that you must read.
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2020 Book List
Long Bright River
Two sisters travel the same streets, though their lives couldn't be more different. Then, one of them goes missing.
One summer morning, twelve-year-old Edward Adler, his beloved older brother, his parents, and 183 other passengers board a flight in Newark headed for Los Angeles.
"Milestone of Chinese Science Fiction Literature" style works.
How to Read A Book
[America] Mortimer J. Adler, Charles Van Doren
"A Brief History of Mankind: From Animals to God"
A reading guide, a masterpiece that guides people how to read.
A Brief History of Mankind: From Animals to God
[Israel] Yuval Harari
To fill the three major gaps in traditional human history: the gap between historical and philosophical views, the gap between humans and ecosystems, and the gap between collectives and individuals.
A Place Called Bai Lu Yuan
A majestic epic on the Weihe Plain, a gorgeous picture of rural China.
Calling the Soul: The Great Panic of Chinese Witchcraft in 1768
[America] Kong Feili
A magnificent academic vision, in the process of constructing a "grand narrative" centered on the "Calling the Soul" case, at the methodological level, research methods such as social history, cultural history, political history, economic history, regional analysis, and psychological analysis combine together.
Wealth of Nations
[English] Adam Smith
Summarized the experience of capitalist development in various countries in the early modern period, critically absorbed the important economic theories at that time, and proposed a systematic and comprehensive economic theory.
Worry-free Grocery Store
[Japan] Keigo Higashino
It's not a mystery, but it's more exciting.
The forest in Norway
[Japan] Haruki Murakami
A touching, gentle, slightly sentimental, 100% love novel.
In concise and heavy words, we recall the happy and difficult days of a family of three, when love and pain are intertwined.
It records in detail the writer's daily life and his thoughts during the two-year period: he opened up wasteland next to the small wooden house, cultivated in spring and harvested in autumn, and was self-sufficient.
The Moon and Sixpence
"Even with a paintbrush, my lonely and ardent soul cannot be separated from painting even if I fall into abject poverty.
Kafka by the Sea
[Japan] Haruki Murakami
In the way Murakami is good at writing, in the repeated exchange of realistic and illusory scenes, the story is divided into two parallel clues.
[Japan] Keigo Higashino
The story in the book spans 19 years, with more than 50 characters on the scene.
A Kite Chaser
[America] Khaled Husseini
It is not only a political epic, but also an extremely human story about how childhood choices affect our adult life.
Big Lies in A Small Town
North Carolina, 2018: Morgan Christopher's life has been derailed. Taking the fall for a crime she did not commit.
Inspired by a terrifying true story from the author’s hometown, a heart-pounding novel of suspense about a small Minnesota community where nothing is as quiet—or as safe—as it seems.
A Marxist encyclopedia integrating philosophy, political economy, and scientific socialism is an immortal theoretical monument in the history of human thought.
Chrysanthemum and the Sword
[United] Ruth Benedict
The originator of Japanese studies, a key document in the history of US-Japan international relations after World War II.
A Brief History of Time (Illustrated)
[English] Stephen Hawking
"We live in a wonderful universe."
Zhong Shu Qian
"People in the city want to escape, and people outside the city want to rush in. Regardless of marriage or career, most of life's wishes are like this."
Big Data Era: Great Changes in Life, Work and Thinking
[English] Meyer Schönberg, Cookeer
Big data is a source of people gaining new cognition and creating new value; big data is also a way to change markets, organizations, and the relationship between government and citizens.
Love in the Time of Cholera
[Colon] Garcia Marquez
It tells a love epic that spans more than half a century, exhausting all the possibilities of love.
Murder on the Orient Express
[English] Agatha Christie
It was based on the real case of "Lin Bai's Son Kidnapping" which was a sensation in 1932. One of Agatha's masterpieces vividly demonstrates the author's profound skill in portraying groups of characters.
[Japan] Kawabata Yasunari
Nobel Prize works. The beauty of emptiness, cleansing, and sorrow depicted during this period reached the utmost, which was shocking and melancholy.
The Beauty of Mathematics
The advanced mathematics principles are more easily understood, so that non-professional readers can also appreciate the charm of mathematics.
A Long Petal of The Sea
From the New York Times bestselling author of The House of the Spirits comes an epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents, following two young people as they flee the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a new place to call home.
The prescient, page-turning account of a journey in Silicon Valley: a defining memoir of our digital age
History of Western Philosophy
It tells the history of the development of Western philosophy in the interaction and close connection between philosophy and social life.
A Hundred Years of Solitude
[Colon] Garcia Marquez
Incorporating factors such as myths and legends, folk tales, religious allusions, etc., it cleverly combines reality and illusion, showing a magnificent world of imagination, and becoming an important classic literary masterpiece of the 20th century.
[French] Gustave Le Pen
It is a classic masterpiece to analyze group psychology. Understand the collective as well as each individual.
The Legend of the Condor Heroes
This novel has a prominent historical background, numerous scenes, magnificent momentum, and a distinctive "heroic epic" style.
[Ancient Greece] Plato
A pioneering work on human justice issues, a genius planned the blueprint of an ideal society in the future.
Psychology and Life
[United States] Grieg, Zimbardo
"I hope you can think like a psychologist."
The Unbearable Lightness of Life
[French] Milan Kundera
Pastoral works that reveal the fate, love, struggle and ending of human beings with light and heavy philosophical propositions.
The Shadow Stealer
[French] Mark Levy
There are tear-jerking family, romantic and touching love and unforgettable friendship, fresh and romantic atmosphere and gentle and touching stories are intertwined. It is a warm healing novel that awakens childhood memories and inner dreams.
Those Things in Ming Dynasty
Bright moon of the year
Based on historical data, with the age and specific characters as the main line, and the writing style of the novel is added, the fate of the seventeen emperors of the Ming Dynasty and other princes and minorities is fully displayed.
[English] Agatha Christie
An immortal work that breaks the rules of countless detective novels.
This is Not How It Ends
From USA Today bestselling author Rochelle B. Weinstein comes a moving novel of hearts lost and found, and of one woman torn between two love stories.
Song of Everlasting Regret
Winning works of the Fifth Mao Dun Literature Award. The love and love of a woman for forty years, the constant and change of a city for forty years.
The Hunger Games
WINNING MEANS FAME AND FORTUNE. LOSING MEANS CERTAIN DEATH. THE HUNGER GAMES HAVE BEGUN. . . .
Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
[America] Stephen Covey
Not only for enterprises and organizations, but also a compulsory teaching material for individuals to gain self-improvement.
The Great Gatsby
[[America] FS Fitzgerald
"His dream looks so close to him, he can hardly miss it."
Thinking, Fast and Slow
[United States] Daniel Kahneman
Instruct us on how to make better choices and how to use different techniques to avoid thinking errors that often get us into trouble.
[French] Anthony de Saint Exupery
The work permeates the author's profound thoughts on human beings and human civilization. The irony, fantasy, true feelings and philosophy it exhibits makes it the most famous fairy tale novel in France and the world.
[Norway] Jostein Judd
"Sophie's World" is the world of wisdom and dream. It will awaken everyone's deep admiration for life and care and curiosity about the ultimate meaning of life.
[America] Richard McGuire
The author pointed the camera at a house in New Jersey, but time traveled millions of years. This book is an experimental masterpiece with a lofty status in the history of comics, and is called the "graphic novel with an isolated island".
Bob Dylan Poetry Collection
[America] Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan is not about singing eternity, but about what is happening around us. His works changed our concept of "what is poetry" and "what is poetry".
Confessions of an Advertiser
[English] David Ogilvy
Ogilvy frankly introduced his valuable experience with Ogilvy Advertising, including how to run an advertising company, how to acquire customers, how to maintain customers, how to write effective copywriting, and so on.
BBC Popular Science Trilogy
[English] Paul Ross et al
It is divided into three themes of ocean, earth, and life. Based on scientific expedition experience, experts in different fields will interpret natural phenomena, principles, and biological ecology from multiple perspectives.
When the stars of mankind shine
[Ao] Stephen Zweig
Take fourteen historical moments to portray them. These moments "make irrevocable decisions for generations; it determines the life and death of a person, the survival of a nation, and even the destiny of the entire human race."