Book list: Tyler Cowen’s list of the best non-fiction of 2016 including: The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee.  (Marginal Revolution)

Quote of the Day

"The worst thing that can happen to a young gambler is that he wins the first time he goes to the casino. He might convince himself he can beat the system."

(Shane Parrish)

Chart of the Day

Time Inc. ($TIME) is in play.