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I READ IT SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO

How Big Tech made it harder for working artists to make a living

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What did I read?

So who’s this William Deresiewicz?

Give me the 30-second sell.


Founders with a small exit in their first company were much more likely to build a unicorn in their next, a new study of startups shows

Screenshot of “The Million Dollar Homepage”


Malcolm Gladwell’s 2000 bestseller was naive about the dark side of the ideas it championed, but taught readers that books about ideas could be cool


Before winner-take-all became the name of the game, a bookseller called Ingram showed a better way


I READ IT SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO

In ‘Hot Seat,’ Jeff Immelt gives his version of the iconic American conglomerate’s downfall

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What did I read?

So who’s Jeff Immelt?


I Read It So You Don’t Have To

An economist gives a psychological tour through the messy business of numbers

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What did I read?

So who’s this Tim Harford?


No more doomscrolling. Read these books instead.

Fear and courage


Best Business Books of 2020

We looked through all the lists so you don’t have to

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An illustration of 5 different books, some opened and others closed. Behind the books are sparkles and bracket style outline.
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Best Business Books of 2020

Three economists started competing forecasting businesses in the early 20th century. They all got the Great Depression wrong.

Roger W. Babson points to a graph titled “Physical Volume of Business”
Roger W. Babson points to a graph titled “Physical Volume of Business”
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