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Biography & 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.

Kinfolkentrepreneur

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.

Bravingwilderness

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.

Memo

Business Books to Watch in September

By 800-CEO-READ, published September 1, 2017, at 10:45 AM in New Releases

These are just 20 of the many promising books being released in September that we'll be taking a closer look at.

Fiftyinventions

Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 24, 2017, at 1:46 PM in Editor's Choice

Tim Harford has written another great economic history that helps reveal how the modern economy came to be, and the benefits and risks associated with invention.

Steamtitans

Steam Titans: Cunard, Collins, and the Epic Battle for Commerce on the North Atlantic

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 11, 2017, at 11:43 AM in Editor's Choice

William M. Fowler Jr.'s new maritime history is the perfect book to take to the beach this summer.

Kelloggs

The Kelloggs: The Battling Brothers of Battle Creek

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 4, 2017, at 3:21 PM in Editor's Choice

Howard Markel has written a brilliant, expansive book of medical and industrial history, entrepreneurship and management, and a bitter sibling rivalry.

Fiftyinventions

Business Books to Watch in August

By 800-CEO-READ, published August 3, 2017, at 2:12 PM in New Releases

These are the books we'll have our eyes on in August.

Perennialseller

Perennial Seller: The Art of Making and Marketing Work that Lasts

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 21, 2017, at 9:48 AM in Editor's Choice

Ryan Holiday has given us a guide to making creative work that lasts—beginning with the creative process itself, through the positioning and marketing of it, to building a platform upon it.

Onedevice

The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 23, 2017, at 2:07 PM in Editor's Choice

Brian Merchant provides a full history—human, cultural, and technological—of the device that has changed the world.

Leadyourselffirst

Lead Yourself First: Inspiring Leadership Through Solitude

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 16, 2017, at 1:22 PM in Editor's Choice

Raymond M. Kethledge and Michael S. Erwin employ exquisite storytelling to teach us the importance for leaders to carve out some time for solitude.