Here's what 14 CEOs are reading this summer

How's your summer reading list coming along? If you are looking for suggestions, see what these leaders are picking from the shelves.

Below are the reading selections of 14 CEOs from the world's top companies, according to McKinsey.

Dominic Barton, global managing director of New York City-based McKinsey

  • The Black Prince of Florence: The Spectacular Life and Treacherous World of Alessandro de' Medici by Catherine Fletcher, PhD
  • The European Identity: Historical and Cultural Realities We Cannot Deny by Stephen Green
  • China's Mobile Economy: Opportunities in the Largest and Fastest Information Consumption Boom by Winston Ma
  • The Seventh Sense: Power, Fortune, and Survival in the Age of Networks by Joshua Cooper Ramo

Carl Bass, president and CEO of San Rafael, Calif.-based Autodesk

  • Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon by Kevin Fedarko
  • Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
  • Our Stealing Horses by Per Petterson
  • Fundamentals of Press Brake Tooling by Ben Rapien

Hakeem Belo-Osagie, chairman of Etisalat Nigeria (Lagos)

  • Success and Luck: Good Fortune and the Myth of Meritocracy by Robert H. Frank, PhD
  • Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike by Phil Knight
  • History's People: Personalities and the Past by Margaret MacMillan
  • The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism by Theda Skocpol, PhD, and Vanessa Williamson, PhD

Jamie Dimon, president and CEO of New York City-based JPMorgan Chase

  • The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America by Arthur C. Brooks, PhD
  • Ronald Reagan by Jacob Weisberg

Reid Hoffman, co-founder and executive chairman of Mountain View, Calif.-based LinkedIn

  • The Inner Lives of Markets: How People Shape Them — And They Shape Us by Ray Fisman, PhD, and Tim Sullivan
  • More Human: Designing a World Where People Come First by Steve Hilton with Jason and Scott Bade
  • The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements by Eric Hoffer
  • This Brave New World: India, China and the United States by Anja Manuel, JD
  • The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, DPhil
  • The Seventh Sense: Power, Fortune, and Survival in the Age of Networks by Joshua Cooper Ramo

Andrew Liveris, CEO of Midland, Mich.-based The Dow Chemical Company

  • The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing by Benjamin Graham
  • The First Clash: The Miraculous Greek Victory at Marathon and Its Impact on Western Civilization by James Lacey
  • Australia's Second Chance by George Megalogenis

Carlo Messina, CEO and managing director of Turin, Italy-based Intesa Sanpaolo

  •  When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi, MD

Phuthuma Nhleko, executive chairman of Johannesburg-based Mobile Telephone Networks

  • The Life of the Mind by Hannah Arendt, PhD
  • The End of Alchemy: Money, Banking, and the Future of the Global Economy by Mervyn King

Walter Robb, co-CEO of Austin, Texas-based Whole Foods Market

  • The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time by Arianna Huffington
  • Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela by Nelson Mandela
  • The Politicians and the Egalitarians: The Hidden History of American Politics by Sean Wilentz, PhD

Chuck Robbins, CEO of San Jose, Calif.-based Cisco

  • Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion by Father Gregory Boyle
  • Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford by Clint Hill and Lisa McCubbin
  • The Seventh Sense: Power, Fortune, and Survival in the Age of Networks by Joshua Cooper Ramo

David Seaton, CEO of Irving, Texas-based Fluor

  • Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World by Tim Marshall
  • Dealing with China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower by Henry M. Paulson

Roberto Setubal, CEO of São Paulo-based Itaú Unibanco

  • The Man Who Loved Dogs by Leonardo Padura
  • Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy by Raghuram G. Rajan, PhD
  • The Spinoza Problem by Irvin D. Yalom, MD

Risto Siilasmaa, chairman of Espoo, Finland-based Nokia

  • Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies by Nick Bostrom, PhD
  • Who Gets What — and Why: The New Economics of Matchmaking and Market Design by Alvin E. Roth, PhD
  • Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
  • Global Energy Interconnection by Zhenya Liu
  • 花木 (the Chinese folk tale of Mulan)

Wendell Weeks, CEO of Corning, N.Y-based Corning

  • The Seventh Sense: Power, Fortune, and Survival in the Age of Networks by Joshua Cooper Ramo
  • The Gilead trilogy (Gilead, Home and Lila) by Marilynne Robinson, PhD
  • Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace) by Chade-Meng Tan

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