I am really excited how fast traffic to this website is growing. It is growing 30-50% per month without any advertising! I am glad that so many people find the content of interest. I am particularly happy that so many readers live in developing nations, who might not otherwise be able to afford to purchase these important books.
Below is a rank-ordered list of the most popular new book summaries that were posted in 2021 (you all have excellent tastes!):
- “Ten Global Trends Every Smart Person Should Know” by Bailey and Tupy
- “The Box: How the Shipping Container…” by Marc Levinson
- “Alchemy of Air: … the Scientific Discovery that Fed the World” by Thomas Hager
- “Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World” by Niall Ferguson
- “Trust: The Social Virtues and the Creation of Prosperity” by Francis Fukuyama
- “The Age of Wood” by Roland Ennos
- “Lineages of the Absolutist State” by Perry Anderson
- “Cynical Theories: How Activist Scholarship Made Everything about Race, Gender, and Identity ” by Pluckrose & Lindsay
- “Scale: The Universal Laws of Life…” by Geoffrey West
- “Why Europe Grew Rich and Asia Did Not” by Prasannan Parthasarathi
See also the most popular book summaries of all-time.