Advertisement

Biography & Narrative


Perennialseller

Perennial Seller: The Art of Making and Marketing Work that Lasts

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 21, 2017, at 9:48 AM in Editor's Choice

Ryan Holiday has given us a guide to making creative work that lasts—beginning with the creative process itself, through the positioning and marketing of it, to building a platform upon it.

Onedevice

The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 23, 2017, at 2:07 PM in Editor's Choice

Brian Merchant provides a full history—human, cultural, and technological—of the device that has changed the world.

Leadyourselffirst

Lead Yourself First: Inspiring Leadership Through Solitude

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 16, 2017, at 1:22 PM in Editor's Choice

Raymond M. Kethledge and Michael S. Erwin employ exquisite storytelling to teach us the importance for leaders to carve out some time for solitude.

Wisdomfinance

The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in the World of Risk and Return

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 9, 2017, at 10:28 AM in Editor's Choice

Mihir Desai puts values back at the center of value creation by bringing the humanities to bear on finance, and finance to our understanding of our humanity.

Weirdworldthatsnot

Weird in a World That's Not: A Career Guide for Misfits, F*ckups, and Failures

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 1, 2017, at 2:59 PM in Editor's Choice

Jennifer Romolini's new book about building a career is honest, real, wonderfully written, and just wonderful.

Mathematicalcorporation

Business Books to Watch in June

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 31, 2017, at 11:16 AM in New Releases

These are the books we have our eyes on in the month of June.

Wildride

Wild Ride: Inside Uber's Quest for World Domination

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 26, 2017, at 2:56 PM in Editor's Choice

Uber's story is one worth telling and listening to, and we’re fortunate Adam Lashinsky took on the formidable task.

Landenterprise

The Land of Enterprise: A Business History of the United States

By Dylan Schleicher, published May 12, 2017, at 9:04 AM in Editor's Choice

Benjamin C. Waterhouse opens up the grand sweep of American history by looking at it from a business perspective.

Masterscraft

Business Books to Watch in May

By 800-CEO-READ, published May 1, 2017, at 11:00 AM in New Releases

These are the books we'll have our eyes on in May.

Leadinglady

Leading Lady: Sherry Lansing and the Making of a Hollywood Groundbreaker

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 25, 2017, at 12:18 PM in New Releases

Stephen Galloway has written the first and only full-length biography of Sherry Lansing, "the first woman to reign” in Hollywood, “and still the one who did it best."

8cr id stacked rectangle rev

A Q&A with Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant about Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy

By Sally Haldorson, published April 24, 2017, at 11:00 AM in Interviews

Our General Manager, Sally Haldorson, recently sent Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant five carefully considered questions about their new book. They responded in kind.

Leadersbookshelf

The Leader's Bookshelf

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 20, 2017, at 9:02 AM in Excerpts

If you think you have read a lot for your job, let me introduce you to the bookshelf of General James Mattis.