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Dec 11 2013
The Best of 2013
By: Barb Koch Category: Library


The end of the year is always a time for best-of-the-year or most-influential lists. Several Web sites, including Amazon, Financial Times, The New York Times, and Goodreads have recently released lists of the Best Business Books of 2013. The books' topics include professional development, business history, the financial crisis, and forecasting business trends. Listed below are many of the books that appeared on multiple lists and are available (or soon will be) in the Walsh Library.

Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work, by Chip and Dan Heath

To Sell is Human: The Surprising Truth about Moving Others, By Daniel H. Pink

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, by Sheryl Sandberg

Detroit: An American Autopsy, by Charlie Leduff

Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success, by Adam Grant

Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success, by Phil Jackson

The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America, by David A. Stockman

I Invented the Modern Age: The Rise of Henry Ford, by Richard Snow

Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder, by Nassim Taleb

The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon, by Brad Stone

The Billionaire’s Apprentice: The Rise of the Indian-American Elite and the Fall of the Galleon Hedge Fund, by Anita Raghaven

David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants, by Malcolm Gladwell

After the Music Stopped: the Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead, by Alan S. Blinder

Big Data: A Revolution that will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think, by Victor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Cukier

Start: Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average, Do Work that Matters, by Jon Acuff

Contagious: Why Things Catch On, by Jonah Berger Who Owns the Future? by Jaron Lanier


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