Amie Parnes and Jonathan Allen’s new book is out today

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 »

Sue Klebold on Newsweek’s Favorite Books of 2016 List

Sue Klebold’s A Mother’s Reckoning one of 13 to make the cut. The story of a parent who loses a child is always painful. But when that child and his friend took guns to school and shot other students—killing 12 teenagers and a teacher and wounding 24 others before taking their own lives in one… Read more »

Bill Gates: Favorite Books of 2016

Gretchen Bakke’s The Grid among the mentions. This book, about our aging electrical grid, fits in one of my favorite genres: “Books About Mundane Stuff That Are Actually Fascinating.” Part of the reason I find this topic fascinating is because my first job, in high school, was writing software for the entity that controls the… Read more »

Truevine: Beth Macy’s latest book in the NY Times and WSJ

Beth Macy, author of the best-selling and critically acclaimed Factory Man, is set to release her next book tomorrow, Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother’s Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South. It just received impressive reviews from the Wall Street Journal and the NY Times: As she did her prodigious… Read more »

Entertainment Weekly: Beth Macy’s next book is one to look forward to this fall

EW has named Beth Macy’s Truevine as one of their “nonfiction books to look forward to this fall.” Would that it were fiction. But Macy’s impeccably reported tale—about albino African-American brothers snatched from a Virginia tobacco field in 1899 and forced to work in a circus sideshow—is all too true [EW.com]

Read an excerpt of Play Bigger

An excerpt of the new book Play Bigger by BrightSight speakers Al Ramadan, Dave Peterson and Kevin Maney is available at Wharton’s School of Business blog. Find out more about the co-authors here. When we studied category kings and the concept of category design, we focused on startups like Uber, Salesforce.com and Facebook – obvious… Read more »