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Throwingrocks

Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity

By Dylan Schleicher, published March 3, 2016, at 2:00 PM in Editor's Choice

Douglas Rushkoff, in his usual expansive and incredibly erudite manner, dissects the digital economy and points a more considered way forward.

Darkmoney

Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 29, 2016, at 10:05 AM in New Releases

Jane Mayer discusses the interplay of big business and big government, and what that means for both business and government.

Endaverage

The End of Average: How We Succeed in a World That Values Sameness

By Dylan Schleicher, published January 28, 2016, at 12:30 PM in Editor's Choice

Todd Rose offers up a book to help us put an end to average in our own thinking, in the businesses we operate, and the society we live in.

Onlygameintown

The Only Game in Town: Central Banks, Instability, and Avoiding the Next Collapse

By Blyth Meier, published January 28, 2016, at 9:54 AM in New Releases

Mohamed A. El-Erian's new book provides the crucial roadmap for preventing the next global economic catastrophe.

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The 2015 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Shortlist

By Ryan Schleicher, published December 8, 2015, at 8:58 AM in News & Opinion

In which we announce our eight category winners, which become the finalists for our book of the year.

We commerce

We-Commerce : How to Create, Collaborate, and Succeed in the Sharing Economy

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 3, 2015, at 12:15 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Billee Howard dispels some of the doom and gloom of recent books on technology and its effects we've covered here lately.

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Inside the Longlist: Finance & Economics

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 2, 2015, at 1:00 PM in News & Opinion

We conclude our series of looks "inside the longlist" with a look inside this year's Finance and Economics category.

Riserobots

The FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 23, 2015, at 10:26 AM in News & Opinion

Martin Ford takes home the prize for The Rise of the Robots, a look at the human and economic implications of rising technology.

Greatsurge

The Great Surge: The Ascent of the Developing World

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 12, 2015, at 12:45 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Steven Radelet gives us a history of the the modern world that will lift the doom and gloom set upon us by the popular narrative in the news media.

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The 2015 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Longlist

By Ryan Schleicher, published November 3, 2015, at 8:00 AM in News & Opinion

These 40 books—five selections across eight distinct categories—make up the 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Longlist.

Gettingbeyondbetter

Getting Beyond Better: How Social Entrepreneurship Works

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 29, 2015, at 12:16 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Roger L. Martin & Sally R. Osberg define and document the growing field of social entrepreneurship.

Americasbank

America's Bank: The Epic Struggle to Create the Federal Reserve

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 22, 2015, at 1:20 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Roger Lowenstein has written a brilliant book on the founding of the Federal Reserve that informs and echoes the issues and arguments of today.