October 19, 2007
News & Opinion: Booklist's Business Top 10 for 2007
It has begun.
In a matter of weeks, we will start seeing a stream of "best of" lists. We'll report them as we see them and make a few of our own.
Booklist, a publication of the American Library Association, is the first out of the gate. As you read down through the list, understand The Business Top 10 is meant to act as a guide for what librarians should add to their permanent collections.
- Big-Box Swindle: The True Cost of Mega-Retailers and the Fight for America's Independent Businesses. By Stacy Mitchell
- Boeing versus Airbus: The Inside Story of the Greatest International Competition in Business. By John Newhouse.
- Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future. By Bill McKibben.
- Google and the Myth of Universal Knowledge. By Jean-Noel Jeanneney.
- How Starbucks Saved My Life: A Son of Privilege Learns to Live like Everyone Else. By Michael Gates Gill.
- Maxed Out: Hard Times, Easy Credit, and the Era of Predatory Lenders. By James D. Scurlock.
- Mellon: An American Life. By David Cannadine.
- On the Wealth of Nations. By P. J. O'Rourke.
- Supercapitalism: The Transformation of Business. By Robert B. Reich.
- Where Have All the Leaders Gone? By Lee Iacocca and Catherine Whitney.
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.