July 16, 2007
News & Opinion: Could Carnegie do it today?
The folks over at Freakonomics point out that publishing was a completely different animal then than it is now. They ask, if Carnegie hadn't built libraries, could Bill Gates do it today? Or would book publishers fight back?
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.