Liza Mundy’s Code Girls is out now

Liza Mundy’s new book Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War IIis out now. Check out coverage in Politico and the Washington Post: In the past few years, forgotten women of science, from the genteel astronomers who classified the stars at the Harvard Observatory in the 1890s to… Read more »

Bhu Srinivasan’s new book is out now

Bhu Srinivasan’s Americana: A 400-Year History of American Capitalism is available now. In connection with the release, Bhu has made a series of videos at Americana.tv. Also, the book received a glowing review in The Economist. BHU SRINIVASAN’S new book, “Americana”, is a delightful tour through the businesses and industries that turned America into the… Read more »

Bob Sutton: “Why I Wrote It and How to Help”

At LinkedIn, Bob Sutton has published a new piece on his forthcoming book, The Asshole Survival Guide: How to Deal With People Who Treat You Like Dirt. Dear friends, colleagues, random people on LinkedIn, and anyone who has told me your crazy, terrible, and funny stories and offered advice about workplace jerks: My new book… Read more »

Read two excerpts from Angela Zutavern’s book The Mathematical Corporation

Portions 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 (link below) and by MIT Sloan. Why do leaders expect so much of themselves today? One reason is that society has become so interconnected—we face problems that, when… Read more »

Jeff Goins new book out now

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 new book is out now

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

The latest from Liza Mundy due out this fall

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 »

WSJ: Read an excerpt of Daniel McGinn’s new book

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 »