A portion of Angela Zutavern’s new book The Mathematical Corporation: Where Machine Intelligence and Human Ingenuity Achieve the Impossible has been excerpted in the Stanford Social Innovation Review.W hy do leaders expect so much of themselves today? One reason is that society has become so interconnected—we face problems that, when institutions were more disconnected, we… Read more »
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Congrats to Jeff Goins, whose new book Real Artists Don’t Starve is a Wall Street Journal bestseller.
Jeff Goins, author of four previous books, has just released Real Artists Don’t Starve: Timeless Strategies for Thriving in the New Creative Age. Bestselling author and creativity expert Jeff Goins dismantles the myth that being creative is a hindrance to success by revealing how an artistic temperament is in fact a competitive advantage in the marketplace…. Read more »
Mihir Desai’s The Wisdom of Finance is out now. Here is a collection of media and links related to the launch: Big Think video NPR All Things Considered interview Excerpt at The Crimson Forbes interview Excerpt at Harvard Magazine Bloomberg review
Liza Mundy, author of The Richer Sex, is set to publish her next book, Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II, this October. Recruited by the U.S. Army and Navy from small towns and elite colleges, more than ten thousand women served as codebreakers during World War… Read more »
At the Wall Street Journal, new speaker Daniel McGinn has published an excerpt from his book, “How to Psych Children Up to Perform.” A few Saturdays ago, I drove my 16-year-old son to take the SATs. He didn’t say much—a sign that he was a little nervous. With three children, I make these drives—to sports… Read more »
George Anders, author of The Rare Find: Spotting Exceptional Talent Before Everyone Else, has just announced his next book, You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a “Useless” Liberal Arts Education––available for preorder now. In this book, you will learn why resume-writing is fading in importance and why “telling your story” is taking its place. You… Read more »
Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes’ new book, Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign, is a #1 NY Times Best Seller. It has also charted on the Wall Street Journal’s Best Seller list (#7 Hardcover, #1 Ebook, and another #1 for Combined sales). Congrats!
The cover art for Gretchen’s latest book, The Four Tendencies: The Indispensable Personality Profiles That Reveal How to Make Your Life Better (and Other People’s Lives Better, Too), has been revealed. Visit gretchenrubin.com to check it out.
Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes is out today. “Moving blow-by-blow from the campaign’s difficult birth through the bewildering terror of election night, Shattered tells an unforgettable story with urgent lessons both political and personal, filled with revelations that will change the way readers understand just what happened to… Read more »