Ezra Klein

39 Ezra Klein Recommended Books

Ezra Klein is an American journalist, author, and political commentator. He is currently a columnist at The New York Times, a co-founder of Vox, and an MSNBC political analyst. He is known for his coverage of domestic and economic policy, as well as his ability to break down complex issues and make them more accessible to the public.

39 Books recommended by Ezra Klein

The City We Became

The City We Became

A Novel

Author :N. K. Jemisin

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The Sabbath World

The Sabbath World

Glimpses of a Different Order of Time

Author :Judith Shulevitz

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The WEIRDest People in the World

The WEIRDest People in the World

How the West Became Psychologically Peculiar and Particularly Prosperous

Author :Joseph Henrich

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Under a White Sky

Under a White Sky

The Nature of the Future

Author :Elizabeth Kolbert

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"An incredible book." - Ezra Klein [Source]

How to Do Nothing

How to Do Nothing

Resisting the Attention Economy

Author :Jenny Odell

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"Hit me particularly hard." - Ezra Klein [Source]

This is How You Lose the Time War

This is How You Lose the Time War

Author :Amal El-Mohtar

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Beyond Ideology

Beyond Ideology

Politics, Principles, and Partisanship in the U. S. Senate

Author :Frances E. Lee

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"The book that is probably the most influential for me in thinking about how American politics really works." - Ezra Klein [Source]

Overreach

Overreach

Leadership in the Obama Presidency

Author :George C. Edwards III

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"Not the friendliest [tour] through American politics but [it is] the most information rich." - Ezra Klein [Source]

Lincoln in the Bardo

Lincoln in the Bardo

A Novel

Author :George Saunders

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Children of Time

Children of Time

Children of Time, Book 1

Author :Adrian Tchaikovsky

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Nothing to See Here

Nothing to See Here

Author :Kevin Wilson

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The Ministry for the Future

The Ministry for the Future

A Novel

Author :Kim Stanley Robinson

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"Near-future fiction about the world climate change is creating, and how it will change us, and we will change it." - Ezra Klein [Source]

Down Girl

Down Girl

The Logic of Misogyny

Author :Kate Manne

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"One of a few essential texts for understanding politics (and American life) today." - Ezra Klein [Source]

What We Owe the Future

What We Owe the Future

Author :William MacAskill

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"Will change your sense of how grand the sweep of human history could be, where you fit into it, and how much you could do to change it for the better." - Ezra Klein [Source]

Matrix

Matrix

Author :Lauren Groff

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The Extended Mind

The Extended Mind

The Power of Thinking Outside the Brain

Author :Annie Murphy Paul

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Bewilderment

Bewilderment

A Novel

Author :Richard Powers

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Let the People Pick the President

Let the People Pick the President

The Case for Abolishing the Electoral College

Author :Jesse Wegman

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"Great if you want to go deep on the case against the electoral college." - Ezra Klein [Source]

Something Deeply Hidden

Something Deeply Hidden

Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime

Author :Sean Carroll

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"Great if you like feeling very confused about the nature of reality, which I guess I do." - Ezra Klein [Source]

On Deaf Ears

On Deaf Ears

The Limits of the Bully Pulpit

Author :George C. Edwards III

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"Not the friendliest [tour] through American politics but [it is] the most information rich." - Ezra Klein [Source]

The Gardener and the Carpenter

The Gardener and the Carpenter

What the New Science of Child Development Tells Us About the Relationship Between Parents and Children

Author :Alison Gopnik

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"It's life-changing." - Ezra Klein [Source]

Predicting the Presidency

Predicting the Presidency

The Potential of Persuasive Leadership

Author :George C. Edwards III

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"Not the friendliest [tour] through American politics but [it is] the most information rich." - Ezra Klein [Source]

Stealth Democracy

Stealth Democracy

Americans' Beliefs About How Government Should Work

Author :John R. Hibbing

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"One of the more frustrating dynamics in politics is many voters assume that if something was good or obvious, it'd be bipartisan, and if it's not, that means something is wrong." - Ezra Klein [Source]

What It Takes

What It Takes

The Way to the White House

Author :Richard Ben Cramer

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"Everybody should read it." - Ezra Klein [Source]

Breaking the Two-Party Doom Loop

Breaking the Two-Party Doom Loop

The Case for Multiparty Democracy in America

Author :Lee Drutman

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"He's more optimistic than I am about multiparty democracy solving our ills, but he's absolutely right on the structural nature of two-party duopoly." - Ezra Klein [Source]

Locking Up Our Own

Locking Up Our Own

Crime and Punishment in Black America

Author :James Forman, Jr.

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Stories of Your Life and Others

Stories of Your Life and Others

Author :Ted Chiang

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Ledger

Ledger

Author :Jane Hirshfield

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"Something I really loved." - Ezra Klein [Source]

Give People Money

Give People Money

How a Universal Basic Income Would End Poverty, Revolutionize Work, and Remake the World

Author :Annie Lowrey

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"Brilliant book." - Ezra Klein [Source]

The Polarized Presidency of George W. Bush

The Polarized Presidency of George W. Bush

Author :George C. Edwards III

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"Not the friendliest [tour] through American politics but [it is] the most information rich." - Ezra Klein [Source]

The Alignment Problem

The Alignment Problem

Machine Learning and Human Values

Author :Brian Christian

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The Book of Form and Emptiness

The Book of Form and Emptiness

Author :Ruth Ozeki

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The Shallows

The Shallows

What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains

Author :Nicholas Carr

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"One of the most prescient books of the digital age." - Ezra Klein [Source]

No Bad Kids

No Bad Kids

Toddler Discipline Without Shame

Author :Janet Lansbury

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Klara and the Sun

Klara and the Sun

A Novel

Author :Kazuo Ishiguro

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Why the Electoral College Is Bad for America

Why the Electoral College Is Bad for America

Author :George C. Edwards III

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"Not the friendliest [tour] through American politics but [it is] the most information rich." - Ezra Klein [Source]

The Price of Peace

The Price of Peace

Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes

Author :Zachary D. Carter

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"A brilliant exploration of the question 'what is economics for?' disguised as an excellent biography of John Maynard Keynes." - Ezra Klein [Source]

The Gamble

The Gamble

Choice and Chance in the 2012 Presidential Election

Author :John Sides

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"A series of political scientists on the 2012 election I think is really helpful." - Ezra Klein [Source]

Creativity, Inc.

Creativity, Inc.

Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration

Author :Ed Catmull

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"An amazing, amazing book." - Ezra Klein [Source]

FAQs

Q1: What type of books does Ezra Klein typically recommend?

Ezra Klein recommends a wide range of books, often focusing on political analysis, social issues, and books that contribute to thoughtful conversations about current affairs. Some notable recommendations include 'The Road to Serfdom' by F.A. Hayek and 'The Fire Next Time' by James Baldwin.

You can find Ezra Klein's book recommendations in his articles, interviews, and on his podcast, 'The Ezra Klein Show'. Additionally, he may share reading lists and insights on his social media platforms.

Yes, Ezra Klein often offers context and commentary alongside his book recommendations. He explores the themes and ideas within the books, making his recommendations informative and insightful.

Ezra Klein may share book recommendations periodically, typically when he encounters books that he believes are relevant and impactful. The frequency can vary based on his reading habits and interests.

While it's possible to suggest books to Ezra Klein through social media or other communication channels, there's no guarantee that he will feature them in his recommendations. However, engaging in thoughtful discussions about books may catch his attention.