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My book recommendation is Networks, Crowds, and Markets: Reasoning About a Highly Connected World by David Easley and Jon Kleinberg.

As the title implies, it's a book about understanding the world using graph theory, network theory, and game theory.

What makes it exceptionally good is it being in the sweet spot between "popular science books" that don't offer any interesting insights to someone who has any familiarity with these topics, and "advanced academic literature" where the insights are available only to those who have already studied the topic for ma... (read more)

2Jordan Bryan.2yIn what way are networks the leading candidate for the shape of society in the 21st century in ways they aren't in other centuries? It seems to me that network dynamics have always been essential in shaping society. Why are they uniquely important in the 21st century?