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The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Gilded Age

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 16, 2018, at 2:15 PM in Editor's Choice

Tim Wu dusts off the tradition of antitrust laws and enforcement in American history, and examines how they can help us end the inequities of our new Gilded Age.


The 2018 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 13, 2018, at 12:00 PM in News & Opinion

Bad Blood has been named the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year.

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The 2018 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Longlist

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 8, 2018, at 9:15 AM in News & Opinion

Our 2018 business book awards longlist rewards 40 books from diverse authors and publishers highlighting the humanity in the genre.


Business Books to Watch in November 2018

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 5, 2018, at 12:00 PM in New Releases

20 books taking on business from many different perspectives that we'll be slowing down to consider in November.


The Job: Work and Its Future in a Time of Radical Change

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 2, 2018, at 1:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Ellen Ruppel Shell examines the history of jobs, the increasing disappearance of them, and where we go from here.


The Pan-Industrial Revolution: How New Manufacturing Titans Will Transform the World

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 26, 2018, at 12:00 PM in Excerpts

In this excerpt, best-selling author Richard D’Aveni discusses "How the Rise of 3-D Printing and Additive Manufacturing Will Transform the Job Market."


Silicon City: San Francisco in the Long Shadow of the Valley

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 12, 2018, at 3:28 PM in Editor's Choice

Cary McClelland follows in the great oral tradition of Studs Terkel to bring us up to date on what's happening on the ground in America's most impactful city and region.


It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 5, 2018, at 2:04 PM in Editor's Choice

Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson know that it doesn't have to be crazy at work, because they've created a company of calm in the midst of the industry that brought the culture of crazy upon us all.


American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey Into the Business of Punishment

By Rebecca Schwartz, published October 3, 2018, at 2:00 PM in Staff Picks

Our owner and CEO takes a look inside the country's prison industrial complex, and its long history, through the lens of journalist Shane Bauer's new book.


Business Books to Watch in October

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 3, 2018, at 10:00 AM in New Releases

These are 25 of the best books in a flood of great books being released in October.


Everything for Everyone: The Radical Tradition That Is Shaping the Next Economy

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 1, 2018, at 10:39 AM in Editor's Choice

Nathan Schneider explores the history and future of the cooperative business model, and how it has—and continues—to contribute to the economy in mostly unseen ways.


Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions That Matter the Most

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 21, 2018, at 3:14 PM in Editor's Choice

Steven Johnson's new book about decision-making is, true to its title, farsighted—providing a set of tools and techniques that can help lead to better choices for our individual lives, and the future of life on Earth.