In various stages of undress:
Sheena Iyengar, The Art of Choosing, reviewed by Virginia Postrel here. Stephen M. Davidson, Still Broken: Understanding the U.S. Health Care System (intelligent book, bad timing since it pushes a non-Obama reform). Peter Heather, Empires and Barbarians The Fall of Rome and the Birth of Europe; good book but I've read too much on this topic lately. What We See: Advancing the Observations of Jane Jacobs, has the pluses and minuses of an edited collection. Boris Groysberg, Chasing Stars: The Myth of Talent and the Portability of Performance; interesting hypothesis but I wanted to see more on regression toward the mean. Stuart Buck, Acting White: The Ironic Legacy of Desegregation, a politically incorrect reexamination of what the title suggests. Matthew E. Kahn, Climatopolis: How Our Cities Will Thrive in a Hotter Future. Nicholas Carr, The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains; is the joke "I couldn't finish it" or "I'm still reading it"? Daniel Rigney, The Matthew Effect: How Advantage Begs Further Advantage, I wonder how much his last book sold.