5 episodes

The Book Club podcast from the World Economic Forum brings you the world’s greatest storytellers.

For the last three years, the Forum’s Book Club has engaged with some of the world’s greatest writers, allowing a community of over 200,000 readers to put their questions and share their views.

The podcast features in-depth interviews with some of our favourite authors looking at their most recent work, their motivations, inspirations and so much more.

Great fiction, economics, psychology, philosophy - the world’s best storytellers will be telling us their stories.

At the Forum, we have access to some of the biggest and best minds from around our world and we want to share that with you in as many ways as we can.

Host: Beatrice Di Caro.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/worldeconomicforumbookclub
https://www.facebook.com/groups/wefpodcastclub
https://www.weforum.org/podcasts/

The Book Club Podcast World Economic Forum

    • Arts
    • 1.6 • 22 Ratings

The Book Club podcast from the World Economic Forum brings you the world’s greatest storytellers.

For the last three years, the Forum’s Book Club has engaged with some of the world’s greatest writers, allowing a community of over 200,000 readers to put their questions and share their views.

The podcast features in-depth interviews with some of our favourite authors looking at their most recent work, their motivations, inspirations and so much more.

Great fiction, economics, psychology, philosophy - the world’s best storytellers will be telling us their stories.

At the Forum, we have access to some of the biggest and best minds from around our world and we want to share that with you in as many ways as we can.

Host: Beatrice Di Caro.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/worldeconomicforumbookclub
https://www.facebook.com/groups/wefpodcastclub
https://www.weforum.org/podcasts/

    Gillian Tett

    Gillian Tett

    In her book ‘Anthrovision: How Anthropology Can Explain Business and Life’, Gillian Tett explains how she used her anthropology training to predict global events from the 2008 financial crisis to the COVID-19 pandemic. To understand the world, she says, we need to get out of the ‘goldfish bowls’ that we all live in, and see things from other people’s perspectives, and also recognise our own weaknesses, biases  and blindspots.

    • 31 min
    Parag Khanna

    Parag Khanna

    Parag Khanna, author of Move: The Forces Uprooting Us, which looks at one of the biggest issues of our time - mass migration. He explains why climate change will uproot millions of people, and suggest ways that can be made to work for the migrants, and the countries that welcome them.

    • 16 min
    Elif Shafak

    Elif Shafak

    Elif Shafak, author of the acclaimed The Bastard of Istanbul and The Forty Rules of Love, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for her 2019 novel 10 Minutes and 38 Seconds in This Strange World. The Turkish-British writer joins us to talk about her latest novel, The Island of Missing Trees, a story of forbidden love set in Cyprus and Britain, and tells Beatrice DiCaro why more men should read fiction.

    • 20 min
    Adam Grant

    Adam Grant

    Organisational psychologist and podcaster Adam Grant, author of Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know, talks about his work and picks his favourite new books.

    • 19 min
    Trailer: The Book Club Podcast

    Trailer: The Book Club Podcast

    The Book Club podcast from the World Economic Forum brings you the world’s greatest storytellers. 
    For the last three years, the Forum’s Book Club has engaged with some of the world’s greatest writers, allowing a community of over 200,000 readers to put their questions and share their views.
    The podcast features in-depth interviews with some of our favourite authors looking at their most recent work, their motivations, inspirations and so much more.
    Great fiction, economics, psychology, philosophy - the world’s best storytellers will be telling us their stories.

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

1.6 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

F off with ads ,

Meh..

Conversation sounds canned.

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Interesting books - worth a listen

I like the host's style of presenting - very easy listen. Good for car rides

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Extra Mile

This podcast goes the extra mile in ensuring the most exciting, important information that books have to offer. A real enjoyable listen and would recommend to anyone.

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