Below you will find a list of books Geopolitical Futures’ analysts are currently reading. It highlights insightful and relevant books from around the globe and the reasons our analysts chose them. The Son By Philipp Meyer George Friedman: This is a novel about a Texas family and how it intertwines with Texas history. I am writing a book now I call “The American Era” (we will see what my publisher calls it). I am finding that good novels on America are more useful in some ways than good history books. Lives are lived one by one. History is written more abstractly. A good novel (and this is shaping up to be as good as my friends said it was) gives me a sense of Texan life from the inside. So far (though I am not deep into it yet), I have learned about the way that being Texan differs from being from other parts of America. Having lived in Texas for almost 20 years, I thought I had it nailed. I didn’t. All lives are complex. The lives of Texans are particularly so. The Road to Serfdom By F. A. Hayek Lili Bayer: Written during World War II and dedicated to “the socialists of […]

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