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Biography & Narrative


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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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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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.

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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.

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Business Books to Watch in April

By 800-CEO-READ, published April 3, 2017, at 9:59 AM in New Releases

These are the books we'll be digging deeper into in April.

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The Language of Loss is the Language of Life

By Sally Haldorson, published March 20, 2017, at 9:30 AM in Staff Picks

Facing the loss of life requires a new kind of language, one that isn't secret, but shared.

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A Man For All Markets: From Las Vegas to Wall Street, How I Beat the Dealer and the Market

By 800-CEO-READ, published January 27, 2017, at 9:30 AM in New Releases

Edward Thorp, professor, gambler, author, investor, and inventor, tells the story of his incredible life in this new book.

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Business Books to Watch in January

By 800-CEO-READ, published January 6, 2017, at 11:15 AM in New Releases

These are just some of the books we have our eyes on in January.

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Inside the Longlist: Narrative & Biography

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 14, 2016, at 1:00 PM in News & Opinion

The most influential and transformative lessons are those we discover on our own, in real world, real life stories and examples rather than in lists of steps or habits.

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The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 8, 2016, at 4:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Michael Lewis has delivered what may be his best book yet, one he seems predestined to have written—if only that were a logical possibility.