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This latest book by Barsh, a longtime director of McKinsey & Company, uses real-life case studies from the work lives of more than 200 rising leaders to create a guide to the trickiest times in a career, from "When Work Holds No Passion" to "When Everything Sucks."
Do more…or do less?
John le Carré is an undisputed master of the espionage thriller, and based on his reading list, he's got things on his mind.
A fistful of recent--and one upcoming--graphic novels for kids that we think are worth paying attention to, as the format leads even more kids to the pleasure of reading.
What does Tim Ferriss like to read when he's not podcasting, writing, or studying the thoughts and habits of other successful people?
Besides illustrating children's books, Falconer is also active in designing for the theater, and chose an eclectic trio for his favorite reads of the year.
Barsh offers "Straight Talk to Help with Your Toughest Challenges" based on her research into the struggles faced by over 200 rising leaders.
The author of the uber-popular Outlander series reveals the books that resonated with her most this year...
Jason Reynolds writes award-winning books for kids and young adults, and his favorite books of the year include one of this year's National Book Award winners. See all three of his picks and why he chose them.
The Rolling Stone founder called Joe Hagan's biography "tawdry." He might be right, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. We talked to Hagan about Wenner, the magazine, and the industrialization of rock and roll.
Singer-songwriter Dar Williams was inspired by these three books this year as she toured the U.S. and learned firsthand how communities reached for greatness.
Perhaps it’s anxiety about the environment that’s given rise to fiction that’s preoccupied by the ways we interact with the natural world. Interestingly, nature and feminism go hand in hand this year. Three books stand out as incorporating extraordinary visions of the countryside with some of the best writing of...
A sample chapter from the literary master.
Culinary expert and Top Chef judge Gail Simmons is always on the go, but she still makes time to read. Here are three of her favorite books from this year.
"I wanted to have the reader sense that Martin was on the spectrum but not have that define him. I hope the reader will love him as a character first." We spoke to author Hilary Reyl about how she came to write "Kids Like Us," a funny, astute, and touching novel that should appeal to readers of any age.
"Wipe away little of the idolatry connected with the Constitution." The avuncular actor talks about Founding Fathers and the the supreme law of the land with grouchy co-author Ed. Weinberger. Opinions ensue.
The author of the uber-popular Red Rising series talks about the books that resonated with him most this year...
Four recipes from some of our favorite new cookbooks to keep the holiday baking--and eating--going strong...
Romance authors Brenda Jackson, Maisey Yates, Christina Lauren, Alisha Rai, and Donna Grant reveal their favorite contemporary romances of the year.
The actor, author, singer and comedian reveals the books that resonated with him most this year...