Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World and Why Things Are Better Than You Think by Hans Rosling

If you’re feeling like the world is falling to pieces, you’re not alone, but you may need a fact check.  It seems like everything on the news is doom-and-gloom, but the reality is that most things in life and society — health, wealth, education, and more — are trending upward.  You don’t have to believe me; see the data for yourself in the book Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World and Why Things Are Better Than You Think by doctor and researcher Hans Rosling.  Kick off the year on a positive note with this approachable and informative bird’s-eye view of the world.