Jonathan Haidt is Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical Leadership at NYU Stern School of Business. Previously, he was a psychologist at the University of Virginia. He is the author of The Happiness Hypothesis.
Books by Jonathan Haidt
Interviews with Jonathan Haidt
Most of us want to be happy, and yet it’s hard to achieve. Jonathan Haidt, psychologist and author of the classic The Happiness Hypothesis, talks us through five books, old and new, to better understand happiness.
Interviews where books by Jonathan Haidt were recommended
Philosophy is sometimes assumed to be a dry, academic subject but it also has much to say about how we live, love and relate to each other. Emrys Westacott chooses the best books on philosophy and everyday living.
It’s hard to understand many things about the world around us without a knowledge of the unconscious workings of the brain, argues the New York Times columnist David Brooks. He chooses five accessible books that’ll get you into neuroscience as well.
The Shortest History of Economics
by Andrew Leigh
Maurice and Maralyn: A Whale, a Shipwreck, a Love Story
by Sophie Elmhirst
Vagabond Princess: The Great Adventures of Gulbadan
by Ruby Lal
How the World Made the West: A 4,000-Year History
by Josephine Quinn
Third Millennium Thinking: Creating Sense in a World of Nonsense
Saul Perlmutter, Robert MacCoun and John Campbell
Why We Die: The New Science of Aging and the Quest for Immortality
by Venki Ramakrishnan
From the origins of sex to the effects of social media, from the invention of the wheel to the race against climate change, Five Books editor Sophie Roell gives an overview of the new nonfiction books appearing in January, February and March of 2024.