December 14, 2006

News & Opinion: 800ceoread's Holiday Gift Giving

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 4:35 PM – Filed under: The Company

Rather than give you some list of books that we think you should buy for holidays, we thought it would be more authentic to tell you what we have purchased for our family and friends.

This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women, Edited by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, with a foreword by Studs Terkel, produced in association with National Public Radio

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

Acme Novelty Library #17 by Chris Ware
Children's Hospital by Chris Adrian
What Is The What by Dave Eggers
U2 by U2
The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour: The Adventure Stories Volume 4 by Louis L'Amour
Denyse Schmidt Quilts: 30 Colorful Quilt and Patchwork Projects by Denyse Schmidt, Bethany Lyttle
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Avenue Q: The Book by Avenue Q and Zachery Pincus-Roth
Ship of Ghosts: The Story of the U.S.S. Houston, FDR's Legendary Lost Cruiser, and the Epic Saga of Her Survivors by James Hornfischer
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2006 by by Art Spiegelman (Illustrator), Matt Groening (Introduction), Dave Eggers (Series Editor)

About Dylan Schleicher

Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.