• A Towering Figure
    Zachary D. Carter: The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes. Random House, 2020.
    A Towering Figure

    HuffPost reporter Zachary D. Carter’s biography of John Maynard Keynes eschews the theoretical to recount a human journey of intense emotion and moral combat.

  • A Little Help from the Big State
    Daniel Susskind: A World Without Work. Metropolitan Books, 2020.
    A Little Help from the Big State

    Recognizing that the Age of Labor is ending, Oxford economist Daniel Susskind argues for the Big State to help create a universal income to free people from work.

  • How to Play the World
    Maria Konnikova: The Biggest Bluff. Penguin Press, 2020.
    How to Play the World

    New Yorker writer Maria Konnikova explores herself by learning to play No Limit Texas Hold ’Em.

  • A Timeless Guide to Communicating
    Robert Bolton: People Skills. How to Assert Yourself, Listen to Others, and Resolve Conflicts. Touchstone, 1986.
    A Timeless Guide to Communicating

    Robert Bolton’s straightforward, workable program to improve your communication skills dates from 1986 – but it’s both timeless and timely.

  • How to Talk About Sensitive Topics
    Anatasia S. Kim and Alicia del Prado: It’s Time to Talk (and Listen). New Harbinger, 2019.
    How to Talk About Sensitive Topics

    Two psychologists offer a timely conversational model to help you engage in constructive conversations.

  • An Insider’s Managerial Manual
    Julie Zhuo: The Making of a Manager. Portfolio, 2019.
    An Insider’s Managerial Manual

    A Facebook design executive refers to her journey from working at a small tech startup to managing hundreds of employees.

  • Boxing for likes
    Gary Vaynerchuk: Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook. How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy Social World. HarperBusiness, 2013.
    Boxing for likes

    Former wine video star, bestselling author and entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk tells you how to hit it big on social media.

  • A towering presence
    John Lewis: Across That Bridge. A Vision for Change and the Future of America. Hachette, 2017.
    A towering presence

    From a young sharecropper to a civil rights pioneer: John Lewis details his journey.

  • Cutting through the hokum
    James Kwak: Economism. Bad Economics and the Rise of Inequality. Pantheon, 2017.
    Cutting through the hokum

    How does what you learned in Economics 101 apply to real life? James Kwak finds that it doesn’t apply at all, except in service to the wealthy and powerful.

  • A One-Man Whirlwind
    Gary Vaynerchuk: The Thank You Economy. HarperBusiness, 2011.
    A One-Man Whirlwind

    Marketing guru Gary Vaynerchuk suggests you learn from him – and from your great-grandparents.