When we talk about the best books of 2018, there are a lot of books out there that really deserve a prize and a lot more than at least deserve an honorable mention. For the purposes of this article, we are going to look at the top vote-getters of the year and see what made them worthy of being at the top of the best of the best in 2018. These are the best books that 2018 gave us.
A Crisis of Beliefs: Investor Psychology and Financial Fragility
This book helped to show a lot of people the reasons that we went through the economic crisis of 2008 and helps us to avoid making the same mistakes again. The authors of this book basically said that investors used the wrong type of Psychology when they were looking at the risks of the investments that they were going to make. According to the authors, if we are not careful, we could lead to this happening again if we are not careful.
Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts
We all make calculated risks when we are betting at a casino, if we take that logic and apply it to everyday situations, then we can win at life just like we win in a casino. This is explained in great detail and helps the reader understand the thinking behind this theory. It really is a great read that a person should look at a reading next year to make some big changes in their life.
This tends to give the readers a unique look into the way that we perceive the world around us. One of the analogies that are used is that some days are furniture that all blends in together and brings the elements in our life together while other days represent different types and colors of furniture that tend to lead to there being constant chaos in our lives.
Network Propaganda: Manipulation, Disinformation, and Radicalization in American Politics
While there are a lot of books out there covering this subject, this is by far the one that you really need to make sure you read. It gives the reader an insight that they might not have otherwise had and shows the reader the way that things in our day to day lives can really have an impact into how the political machine really runs. If you are a political junkie, then this book will be a goldmine of facts and insight that you might not get anywhere else or even think about for that matter.
As you have been shown, there are a lot of books out there that really got peoples attention, but these were the ones that really got people talking about the book and helped to bring a new world of reading to those that may have just glazed over these books had they not been made aware of them. What were some of your books of 2018 that you felt were deserving of being on this list?