I first met Maggie Shipstead in 2011 when she was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University. She had not yet published her first novel, Seating Arrangements, which would later become a New York Times bestseller, but even then the magnitude of her ambition, shrewdness, and intellectual generosity was evident....more
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Welcome to This Week in Books, where we highlight books just released by small and independent presses. Books have always been a symbol for and means of spreading knowledge and wisdom, and they are an important part of our toolkit in fighting for social justice....more
If there’s anything we in the United States know about economics, it’s that all you need to get rich is a stalwart work ethic and an original idea.
If you also happen to have an MBA from Stanford to help you on your way, what could possibly go wrong?...more