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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.

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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.

Littlerice

Little Rice: Smartphones, Xiaomi, and the Chinese Dream

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 15, 2015, at 12:45 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Clay Shirky dissects the state of globalization and its future by looking at the relationship of people to our smartphones, and the relationship of smartphones to the People's Republic of China.

Findmeunafraid

Find Me Unafraid: Love, Loss, and Hope in an African Slum

By Aaron Schleicher, published October 15, 2015, at 9:45 AM in Staff Picks

Kennedy Odede and Jessica Posner have written a tale of loss and hope, of compassion, education, and development, all wrapped up in a beautiful love story.

Everybodymatters

Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 1, 2015, at 12:15 PM in Jack Covert Selects

In their new book, Bob Chapman and Raj Sisodia help us tap into "the extraordinary power of caring for your people like family."

Shakyground

Shaky Ground: The Strange Saga of the U.S. Mortgage Giants

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 17, 2015, at 1:39 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Bethany McLean weaves a tale of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that enlightens, enrages, and educates.