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
What You Do Is Who You Areby Ben Horowitz
Be Like Genghis!
Venture capitalist and best-selling author Ben Horowitz offers wit and unlikely – though effective – historical examples as part of his culture-creating advice.
The Amazon Management Systemby Julia Yang and Ram Charan
What Makes Amazon Great
Management consultant Ram Charan and professor Julia Yang break down Amazon’s winning ways in this fast-reading, on-point guide.
Leadership Strategy and Tacticsby Jocko Willink
The SEAL Way
Bestseller and former Navy SEAL commander Jocko Willink offers leadership lessons learned on the battlefield.
Lunch with Lucyby Sherry Stewart Deutschmann
Empathy Breeds Success
Sherry Stewart Deutschmann built a successful company on the principles of empathy, respect and compassion for her employees.
The Heartbeat of Wounded Kneeby David Treuer
Native American Resilience
Ojibwe tribe member Dr. David Treuer delivers Native American history illustrated through the lives of everyday individuals.
The Politics Industryby Michael E. Porter and Katherine M. Gehl
Smash the System
A Harvard professor and a business leader detail the destructive flaws in the current US political system and offer real-world, practical solutions.
Our Townsby James Fallows and Deborah Fallows
Don’t fly over America’s small towns. Instead, fly in for a portrait of the current and likely future state of US cities.
Dear Chairmanby Jeff Gramm
The Birth of Shareholder Activism
Jeff Gramm, a hedge fund manager and adjunct professor at Columbia Business School, lays bare a century’s worth of intimate investor-boardroom battles.
American Contagionsby John Fabian Witt
Epidemics and the Law
Yale Law professor John Fabian Witt offers a compressed historical overview of how the law has guided America’s responses to pandemics.
How Ike Ledby Susan Eisenhower
Dwight D. Eisenhower, by His Granddaughter
Dwight D. Eisenhower’s granddaughter Susan Eisenhower offers a politically and emotionally astute accounting of Ike’s life and career.