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Narrative & Biography


Youhadjoblife

You Had a Job for Life: Story of a Company Town

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 22, 2017, at 8:37 AM in Editor's Choice

Jamie Sayen tells the story of Groveton, New Hampshire, and the mill that was once the life of the community, in the residents' own words.

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Inside the Longlist: The Best Narrative & Biography Books of 2017

By Rebecca Schwartz, published December 20, 2017, at 9:02 AM in News & Opinion

Our CEO and President, Rebecca Schwartz, takes us inside the best Narrative & Biography Books published in 2017.

Beernomics

Beeronomics: How Beer Explains the World

By Dylan Schleicher, published December 1, 2017, at 8:54 AM in Editor's Choice

Johan Swinnen & Devin Briski have written a history of the world through the lens of beer brewing and distribution.

Meaningfulwork

Meaningful Work: A Quest to Do Great Business, Find Your Calling, and Feed Your Soul

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 14, 2017, at 11:00 AM in Excerpts

Founder Shawn Askinosie, along with CMO Lawren Askinosie, tells us the secret of Askinosie Chocolate’s success—in addition, of course, to its honestly sourced cocoa.

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The 2017 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 10, 2017, at 12:00 PM in News & Opinion

The Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award has been awarded to Amy Goldstein and her excellent book on Janesville, Wisconsin in the aftermath of a GM plant closure.

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The 2017 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards Longlist

By 800-CEO-READ, published November 7, 2017, at 8:40 AM in News & Opinion

Our 2017 business book awards longlist rewards 40 books with a focus on individual and organizational improvement.

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A Uterus Is a Feature, Not a Bug: The Working Woman's Guide to Overthrowing the Patriarchy

By Dylan Schleicher, published November 3, 2017, at 11:50 AM in Editor's Choice

Sarah Lacy takes us on her journey through the patriarchy, and gives us a guide for personal and professional noncompliance with and resistance to it.

Shortfall

Shortfall: Family Secrets, Financial Collapse, and a Hidden History of American Banking

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 27, 2017, at 1:40 PM in Editor's Choice

Alice Echols tells the story of her grandfather, It's a Wonderful Life, and a lie at the heart of the American narrative.

Four

The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google

By Dylan Schleicher, published October 13, 2017, at 12:58 PM in Editor's Choice

Scott Galloway tells the story of the four technology companies dominating the economy and world today, providing lessons on each that entertain, inform, and may cause some alarm.

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Business Books to Watch in October

By 800-CEO-READ, published October 2, 2017, at 9:00 AM in New Releases

These are 20 books that we'll have 800-CEO-READ's collective eyes on in the month of October.

Momba

MOM.B.A.: Essential Business Advice from One Generation to the Next

By 800-CEO-READ, published September 13, 2017, at 9:30 AM in New Releases

Karyn Schoenbart provides the type of advice that would propel your career and allow you to overcome the many stumbling blocks that keep people from fulfilling their full potential at work.

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Fall Favorites by and for Feminists (by which I mean, everyone.)

By Sally Haldorson, published September 9, 2017, at 4:58 PM in Staff Picks

New business books, recently released and upcoming, written by women.