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800-CEO-READ has been following business books more closely than any other company in the world for over thirty years. Our experience in and knowledge of business books allows us to put the latest releases and trends in a larger context for our readers, and our editorial director reviews the latest and greatest books in the genre each and every week of the year.




Winnerstakeall

Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 7, 2018, at 10:00 AM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs

Anand Giridharadas' new book questions the MarketWorld order of business and philanthropy, and the currently ascendent approach to social change.

Siliconstates

Silicon States: The Power and Politics of Big Tech and What It Means for Our Future

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 27, 2018, at 2:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs

Lucie Greene's new book looks at the transfer of power and civil services from government to today's tech giants, and its implications for our future.

Leadingdignity

Leading with Dignity: How to Create a Culture That Brings Out the Best in People

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 17, 2018, at 3:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Donna Hicks explains the power of leading with dignity, and how to honor it in ourselves, others, and our organizations.

Dopesick

Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 13, 2018, at 12:47 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Beth Macy's new book on the modern opioid epidemic is an intimate and unapologetic portrayal of the modern opioid epidemic, and those responsible for it.

Anaudienceone

An Audience of One: Reclaiming Creativity for Its Own Sake

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 3, 2018, at 2:55 PM – Filed under:

Srinivas Rao teaches us how to be more creative by helping us be more present, focused, and dedicated to the process. His new book is, ultimately, about how to listen, and getting to work.

Conscious

Conscious: The Power of Awareness in Business and Life

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 27, 2018, at 3:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Bob Rosen and Emma-Kate Swann’s new book is basically a 272-page admonition and instruction guide to stay woke.

Omegaprinciple

The Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for a Long Life and a Healthier Planet

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 20, 2018, at 3:55 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Narrative & Biography

Paul Greenberg's new book is a profound look at life on earth through the lens of a single molecule.

Leadingemotionalcourage

Leading with Emotional Courage: How to Have Hard Conversations, Create Accountability, and Inspire Action on Your Most Important Work

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 13, 2018, at 3:15 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture

Peter Bregman's new book about leading with emotional courage is itself emotionally courageous, and a great call to action.

Reinforcements

Reinforcements: How to Get People to Help You

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 29, 2018, at 3:30 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Marketing & Sales, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Heidi Grant's new book will show you how to be better able to ask for the help you need, and improve the lives of others—perhaps the world—in the process.

Frenemies

Frenemies: The Epic Disruption of the Ad Business (and Everything Else)

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 22, 2018, at 4:00 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs

Ken Auletta has written an in-depth account of the advertising industry, those who lead it today, and those trying to disrupt it.

Gigged

Gigged: The End of the Job and the Future of Work

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 15, 2018, at 3:39 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Narrative & Biography

Sarah Kessler writes of the rise and fall of the gig economy, with a nod toward what the future of work might look like and the choices we'll need to make and hard work we'll need to put in to build it.

Dreamteams

Dream Teams: Working Together Without Falling Apart

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 8, 2018, at 2:27 PM – Filed under: Big Ideas & New Perspectives, Current Events & Public Affairs, Innovation & Creativity, Leadership & Strategy, Management & Workplace Culture, Narrative & Biography, Personal Development & Human Behavior

Shane Snow has written a great book about the power of teams that is rooted in the American experience and the better angels of our nature.