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3 New Books in Social Science Make Top 10

Next 100 Years#10: The Next 100 Years presents a fascinating picture of what lies ahead. George Friedman turns his eye on the future by offering a lucid, highly readable forecast of the changes we can expect around the world during the 21st century. He explains where and why future wars will erupt (and how they will be fought), which nations will gain and lose power, and how new trends will alter the way we live.

#2 The Outliers once again Malcolm Gladwell proves masterful in a genre he essentially pioneered—the book that illuminates secret patterns behind everyday phenomena. His gift for spotting an intriguing mystery, luring the reader in, then gradually revealing his lessons in lucid prose, is on vivid display.

Act Like a Lady
#1 Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man When it comes to relationships, women can't figure out what makes men tick. Why? According to Steve Harvey, it's because they're asking other women for advice when no one but another man can tell them how to find and keep a man. In his new book, the author lets women inside the mindset of a man.