January 18, 2018 10:00 am

This Week on Windows: Mixed Reality Viewer app, Sea of Thieves, ebooks and more

By / Editor, Windows Blog

We hope you enjoyed this week’s episode of This Week on Windows! Head over here to learn more about Surface Book 2 coming to all Surface markets, catch up on the news about the Sea of Thieves Closed Beta, or, check out our Windows 10 Tips on staying in touch with My People and getting started with the Mixed Reality Viewer app.

In case you missed it:

Here’s what’s new in Microsoft Store this week:

Need a good book? Check out Walter Isaacson’s reading list in the Microsoft Store

 Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson is one of today’s most influential writers, authoring bestselling biographies about luminaries past (Leonardo da Vinci, Benjamin Franklin) and present (Steve Jobs). What’s on Isaacson’s reading list? Some very interesting volumes, indeed, which is why we’ve made his reading list our latest eBooks collection in the Microsoft Store.*

The Walter Isaacson Collection features titles including Heroes of the Frontier, where Dave Eggers tells the story of a 30-something woman turning her back on convention and heading to Alaska to start life over. In Fantasyland, Kurt Andersen 
traces America’s relationship with false facts and delusion over the past 500 years. The fascinating, brilliant man behind just about everything important in the Information Age is profiled in

A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age, by Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman, and in Madison Park, Eric Motley tells how his upbringing in a small Alabama town founded by freed slaves gave him his deep belief in the American Dream.

Check out the complete Walter Isaacson Collection here, and don’t miss Walter’s personal reviews on each title’s page in the Microsoft Store.

Have a great weekend!

*Market availability: Please check availability in your local Store.

Updated January 18, 2018 2:38 pm