David N Meyer is a content editor at getAbstract and author of The 100 Best Films To Rent You've Never Heard Of, Twenty Thousand Roads: The Ballad of Gram Parsons and His Cosmic American Music, The Bee Gees: The Biography, and other books. You can find his essays on film and music at davidnmeyer.com
Leaving Microsoft to Change the Worldby John Wood
Someday Come Back with Books
Microsoft changed the world. Former Microsoft executive John Wood made it a better place to live: He gave up corporate life to deliver books and build…
Conversations with RBGby Jeffrey Rosen
Legal scholar Jeffrey Rosen presents decades of interviews with Ruth Bader Ginsburg highlighting her brilliance and fortitude.
Wasteby Catherine Flowers
Decades of Trash Activism
The founding director of the Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice presents her saga of fighting for the rights of impoverished people in Lowndes County, Alabama.…
The Price of Tomorrowby Jeff Booth
Entrepreneur Jeff Booth offers an overview of impending societal and economic changes.
Outliersby Malcolm Gladwell
Bestseller Malcolm Gladwell explores what makes an outlier and the cultures that outliers outlie from.
David and Goliathby Malcolm Gladwell
Triumph of the Underdog.
Malcolm Gladwell offers a thoughtful, readable look at underdogs in history and how they triumphed.
Pivotby Jenny Blake
Trust Yourself and Leap
Author of Life After College, Jenny Blake provides workable guidance for those early in their careers who want to layout a deliberate path.
The War on Normal Peopleby Andrew Yang
Not Going to Take It Anymore
Andrew Yang ran for the US Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, and here he lays out part of his platform: Only a universal basic income can save America.
How Women Riseby Sally Helgesen and Marshall Goldsmith
Let Yourself Soar
The same behaviors and thought patterns that boost women as they launch their careers can block their paths to higher levels of success. Are you sabotaging…
Youth to Powerby Jamie Margolin
A Young Activist Speaks
Teenager Jamie Margolin explains precisely how people too young to vote can act to change the world.