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trending | Nov 28th, 2019

Entertainment Weekly Names Works by Patti Smith and George Packer as Some of the Decade’s Best

Among Entertainment Weekly’s top 10 non-fiction books of the decade is Patti Smith’s beloved memoir Just Kids and George Packer’s historical juggernaut The Unwinding. Patti Smith—Just Kids In Just Kids, bohemian rocker Patti Smith takes readers through her artistic awakening in the raw and... Continue Reading →
trending | Nov 26th, 2019

The New York Times ‘100 Notable Books of 2019’ Features Six Lavin Speakers

 Selected by the editors of the New York Times Book Review, The 100 Notable Books of 2019 feature the year’s most memorable reads. The latest list include works by Lavin speakers Shoshana Zuboff, David Wallace-Wells, Margaret Atwood, George Packer, Andrew Marantz, and Karen Armstrong.  Shoshana... Continue Reading →
trending | Nov 19th, 2019

Lavin Speakers Win Big at The Thinkers50 Distinguished Achievement Awards

For two decades, Thinkers50 has been recognizing the very best in management thinking. This year, at their extraordinary awards gala, the organization honored three Lavin speakers for their industry-defining contributions: Francesca Gino, Chris Clearfield, and András Tilcsik.    When it launched... Continue Reading →
trending | Nov 15th, 2019

Six Lavin Speakers Featured on TIME Magazine’s “100 Must-Read Books of 2019”

Congratulations to Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood, Jayson Greene, Lori Gottlieb, David Wallace-Wells and Shoshana Zuboff for penning stirring, thought-provoking works that have captured the world’s attention.   Salman Rushdie—Quichotte The prolific author’s 14th novel reimagines the famous Don... Continue Reading →
trending | Aug 20th, 2019

Looking Beyond Money: Yancey Strickler’s Upcoming Book Shares the Blueprint for Building a Generous World

Yancey Strickler is best known for being the mind behind Kickstarter, the crowdfunding platform that’s brought countless great ideas to life. Now, he’s looking beyond money to consider how we can maximize our values. In his new book This Could Be Our Future—now available for pre-order—Strickler... Continue Reading →
trending | Aug 15th, 2019

The Must-Read Books for Fall 2019: Four Lavin Speakers Release Exciting New Titles

Pacific Standard has rounded up twenty-five must-read books being released in Fall of 2019. Among them are Lavin Speakers Margaret Atwood, Naomi Klein, Megan Phelps-Roper, and Patti Smith.  Margaret Atwood—The Testaments The highly anticipated sequel to Margaret Atwood’s seminal book The... Continue Reading →
trending | Aug 12th, 2019

Shoshana Zuboff and Safi Bahcall Longlisted for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award

Sixteen titles are competing for this year’s Financial Times and McKinsey Book of the Year Award. Among them are Lavin speakers Shohana Zuboff and Safi Bahcall, for their groundbreaking books The Age of Surveillance Capitalism and Loonshots, respectively.  In 2015, Lavin speaker Martin Ford’s... Continue Reading →
trending | Aug 9th, 2019

What Can Social Media Learn from LinkedIn? Nicholas Thompson Speaks to the New York Times

Beginning as an alternative to job listing databases, LinkedIn has grown into a professional platform boasting 645 million users and earning 5.3 billion in revenue. Despite its size and success, LinkedIn has not been marred by scandal and divisiveness. Nicholas Thompson—WIRED editor and LinkedIn... Continue Reading →
trending | Jul 23rd, 2019

Forbes CCO Randall Lane Announces Editorial Expansion with 10 New Hires

Randall Lane, the Chief Content Officer of Forbes, announced the magazine would be continuing its editorial expansion with the hire of 10 new journalists worldwide. The appointments—which take place in New York, London, and San Francisco—span across nearly all the Forbes coverage areas, including... Continue Reading →
trending | Jun 21st, 2019

Charles Fishman’s One Giant Leap—the Untold Story of the Moon Landing—Hits The New York Times Bestseller List

In One Giant Leap, Charles Fishman lifts the curtain on America’s near-impossible journey to the moon. As the nation prepares to celebrate the lunar landing’s 50th anniversary, One Giant Leap debuts on The New York Times Bestseller List. Everyone knows the 1969 moon landing, but few truly... Continue Reading →
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