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Books to Watch | August 13, 2019

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 13, 2019, at 2:30 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Fiction, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Narrative & Biography, Personal Development & Human Behavior, Publishing Industry, The Company

The three members of our marketing team highlight five books being released this week, and our GM tells us what she's been reading.

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800-CEO-READ Announces Company Name Change to Porchlight

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 7, 2019, at 5:00 AM – Filed under: Publishing Industry, The Company

This summer, 800-CEO-READ will become Porchlight Book Company.

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Books to Watch | August 6, 2019

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 6, 2019, at 11:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales, Narrative & Biography, Personal Development & Human Behavior, Publishing Industry, The Company

Starting a new weekly feature, the three members of our marketing team highlight the books being released this week that we are most excited about.

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800-CEO-READ Business Bestsellers for July 2019

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 1, 2019, at 10:30 AM – Filed under: The Company

The bestselling business books at 800-CEO-READ for July 2019 features RANGE by David Epstein at #1.

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Three Women in the Multiverse: An Essay

By Sally Haldorson, published July 30, 2019, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Our general manager, Sally Haldorson, responds to her reading of Lisa Taddeo's Three Women with a lengthy piece of introspective and insightful literary criticism.

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The Making of a Democratic Economy: How to Build Prosperity for the Many, Not the Few

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 26, 2019, at 1:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Marjorie Kelly and Ted Howard of the Democracy Collaborative offer seven principles for an "equitable, ecologically sustainable alternative" to the economy of, by, and for the one percent, and examples of them being put to work in the world.

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The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir

By Emily Porter, published July 24, 2019, at 9:00 AM – Filed under: Fiction, Narrative & Biography

From the mesmerizing illustrations to the heartfelt writing, Thi Bui has created a hard to put down treasure.

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Kingdom of Lies: Unnerving Adventures in the World of Cybercrime

By 800-CEO-READ, published July 23, 2019, at 10:30 AM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs

In the tradition of Michael Lewis and Tom Wolfe, a fascinating and frightening behind-the-scenes look at the interconnected cultures of hackers, security specialists, and law enforcement.

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How to Make a Plant Love You: Cultivate Green Space in Your Home and Heart

By Gabbi Cisneros, published July 9, 2019, at 9:30 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Gabbi reviews a book that teaches us how plants and people aren't so different.

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How to Read the Constitution—and Why

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 3, 2019, at 2:15 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Kim Wehle writes of the importance of the Constitution and how it is under threat.

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The Coffee Bean: A Simple Lesson to Create Positive Change

By 800-CEO-READ, published July 2, 2019, at 12:15 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives

From bestselling author Jon Gordon and rising star Damon West comes "The Coffee Bean," an illustrated fable that teaches readers how to transform their environment, overcome challenges, and create positive change.