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
True or Falseby Cindy Otis
A Fight for the Truth
Former CIA military analyst Cindy L. Otis offers a concise, knowing overview of fake news and its strategies and tactics.
The Ride of a Lifetimeby Robert Iger and Joel Lovell
Brains, EQ and Guts
Disney CEO Robert Iger offers an enjoyable memoir including memorable lessons about ruthlessness, daring and self-belief.
Built from Scratchby Bob Andelman, Arthur Blank and Bernie Marcus
Two Good Guys Succeed
Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank, co-founders of The Home Depot, tell their tale of starting with an idea and building an empire by offering business advice…
Dare to Leadby Brené Brown
Bestseller Brené Brown supplements her Daring Greatly and Rising Strong with exercises and insights specifically for leaders.
The Year 1000by Valerie Hansen
A Thriving Little-Known World
Award-winning historian Valerie Hansen dispels any myths about Europeans “discovering” already-thriving lands which, in fact, were participating in globalization long before ships sailed from Europe.
An Everyone Cultureby Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey
The New World of Work
Harvard professors detail groundbreaking mental and emotional approaches to work at cutting-edge corporations.
Blitzscalingby Reid Hoffman and Chris Yeh
No Time to Spare
Toss what you know about strategy and start running.
How to Be an Antiracistby Ibram X. Kendi
A personal, thorough perspective on racism and American life.
The Splendid and the Vileby Erik Larson
Intimate Retelling of History
Eric Larson’s intimate retelling of the Battle of Britain brings the nation’s rulers, aristocrats and ordinary citizens to vivid life.
The Innovator’s Dilemmaby Clayton M. Christensen
An Enduring Dilemma
Everything will eventually be disrupted, says business guru Clayton Christensen. Why does his seminal book show no signs of aging?