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Raines Reads: 8 Books for the Holidays

As you take off for a long holiday vacation (we hope!), you may be looking for books to toss in your suitcase. We at Raines International wanted to offer a twist on our weekly What We’re Reading series, instead sharing Raines Reads —  recommendations for books for those of you packing for upcoming long flights or just looking for something new to put on your shelf.

books hamilton ron chernow

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow: Chernow’s biography of Alexander Hamilton inspired Lin Manuel Miranda to create Hamilton!




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A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton Malkiel




books the loudest voice in the room

The Loudest Voice in the Room: How the Brilliant, Bombastic Roger Ailes Built Fox News–and Divided a Country by Gabriel Sherman: Sherman’s book looks at the rise of Fox News and Roger Ailes’ role in shaping the network.




books banker to the poor

Banker to The Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty by Muhammad Yunus




sliver books

A Sliver of Light: Three Americans Imprisoned in Iran by Shane Bauer, Joshua Fattal and Sarah Shourd




dear chairman boardroom battles and the rise of shareholder

Dear Chairman: Boardroom Battles and the Rise of Shareholder Activism by Jeff Gramm 




 europe on trial


Europe on Trial: The Story of Collaboration, Resistance, and Retribution during World War II by Istvan Deak



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Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini


We’d love to know what you’re reading. Send recommendations to or @rainesintl for future Raines Reads!