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A Kingdom of Their Own PW Starred Review

From Publisher’s Weekly’s starred review of A Kingdom of Their Own by Joshua Partlow: “American military and political arrogance butts up against deep-rooted cultural customs and family networks throughout this excellent account of a vastly difficult topic.”

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The Sharing Economy

The Washington Post’s take on Professor Sundararajan’s optimistic vision for The Sharing Economy, where individuals are empowered by the transition from traditional work to profit off their own assets and time.

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The Chinese Zodiac Explained

A quarter of the world’s population cares a lot about the Chinese zodiac. Even if you don’t believe in it, you’d be wise to know how it works, says ICM/Sagalyn client and entrepreneur ShaoLan Hseuh.

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Once in a Great City

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights newsroom announced that David Maraniss’s Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story has won the 2016 RFK Book Award.  It was called “an insightful look at Detroit’s history as a once-powerful manufacturing metropolis fueled by the motor industry, but with foreshadowing of an imminent decline.”

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Here Comes Exterminator!

From the Library Journal’s review of Here Comes Exterminator! by Eliza McGraw: “Readers who couldn’t get enough of Laura Hillenbrand’s Seabiscuit will welcome this new title; with its colorful cast of characters and exciting down-to-the-wire action, it should have wide appeal.”

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Dark Territory

From the New York Times DealBook’s rave review of Dark Territory, Fred Kaplan’s history of cyberwarfare: “Kaplan has written a consistently eye-opening history of our government’s efforts to effectively manage our national security in the face of the largely open global communications network established by the World Wide Web.”

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Once in a Great City

The L.A. Times has selected Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story, by David Maraniss, as a Book Prize finalist in the category of history.

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Doug Lemov Profile

How ICM/Sagalyn client Doug Lemov is attempting to train a generation of globally competitive players—starting with their coaches. Be sure to read Doug’s response to the profile, including his disagreement with the title.

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Eruption: Indie Next Pick

Steve Olson’s Eruption, on bookshelves 3/7/16, has been selected for the March Indie Next List, a collection of books chosen by independent booksellers. They call it “Everything a nonfiction book should be: Marvelous storytelling mixed with a great cast of characters, fascinating science, and little-known history.”

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Top Thinkers of 2015

Daniel H. Pink, Andrew McAfee, and Erik Brynjolffson have been recognized as among the world’s top 50 management thinkers by Thinkers50. Click the image above to view the full list.

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How Great Teachers Happen

The BBC interviews Doug Lemov, who believes that every educator can learn to teach better. Reading Reconsidered will be released in February 2016.

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Amazon Books of the Year

Titles from three ICM/Sagalyn authors have been selected by Amazon as Best Books of 2015. SAVING CAPITALISM, by Robert Reich, is a best book in Business & Investing; ONCE IN A GREAT CITY, by David Maraniss, and THE GREAT LEADER AND THE FIGHTER PILOT, by Blaine Harden, are best books in History; and THE GREAT … [Read More]