Martin Lindstrom’s ‘The Ministry of Common Sense’ chronicles bizarre rules, practices and the “invisible red tape” that surrounds employees and corporations. It is a funny and breezy read. While it does not reveal anything you didn’t know. It’s like that cup of coffee you got your hands on, sitting through a boring three-hour meeting.

At its core, Digital Minimalism is an invitation to spend our most precious resource – time – in more meaningful activities, in solitude and in strengthening relationships that truly matter. And in doing so, enriching our lives – offline. Because, as the good professor says, humans are not wired to be constantly wired.

We love Superheroes. But Dan Heath’s Upstream is about putting Superheroes out of business. It is about the mindset and efforts required to prevent problems; it’s about systems thinking and moving upstream – making interventions there – to attain massive long-term good.

The genius of Daniel Susskind’s book, A World Without Work, lies in its ability to make a complex subject like labor economics and impact of automation, accessible to the lay reader. Even if you have no background in economics and lead a prosaic life, like most people, this book will expand your mental horizons.