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Books on Economics and Pop-Sociology

Taher Haveliwala
The list author says: "A collection of insightful, informative, and interesting books on real-world economics and sociology."
Freakonomics [Revised and Expanded]: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
Freakonomics [Revised and Expanded]: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
"Must read for anyone with even a passing interest in the mix of pop-culture and economics.  Gives the intuition behind unintuitive real-life economics."
Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science
Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science
"Very good book covering a range of fundamental concepts in economics from an intuitive perspective.  Written in a very compact yet accessible way."
Armchair Economist: Economics & Everyday Life
Armchair Economist: Economics & Everyday Life
"Similar to Freakonomics, but more in depth and geared towards a reader with more background in these topics."
The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century
The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century
"Thomas Friedman's highly influential book on globalization, economics, and geopolitics."
The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More
The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More
"Very influential and insightful book on recent business trends exploring the concept of the "long tail," which refers to the explosion of choice that is occurring in the modern economy."
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
"Malcom Gladwell's extremely popular book on what underlies modern day sociological trends.  Explores how seemingly small factors can lead to huge outcomes, if a "tipping point" is reached."
Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior
Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior
"This book delves into the ways people are unconsciously swayed into making "irrational" decisions."
The Rise of the Creative Class: And How It's Transforming Work, Leisure, Community, and Everyday Life
The Rise of the Creative Class: And How It's Transforming Work, Leisure, Community, and Everyday Life
"Book about the rise of the "creative class" in the economy, and what can help it grow."
The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America Is Tearing Us Apart
The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America Is Tearing Us Apart
"Discusses the "clustering" of the population that is occurring as like-minded people choose to live near one another."