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Looking for a good read?

Do you want an interesting book to read on your vacation? Or perhaps just at the end of the day or during your lunch break? Take a look at the Library’s New Books shelf! No, you will not find romance novels, mysteries, or science fiction [go to your public library for that], but you will find a selection of recently published business books. Here’s a sampling:

First, books by Babson’s own:

  • The Objective Leader: How to Leverage the Power of Seeing Things as They Are by Elizabeth Thornton
  • Reconstructing the World Trade Organization for the 21st Century: An Institutional Approach by Kent Jones

Other new books:

  • American Enterprise: A History of Business in America (the companion book to a major exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History)
  • Digital Darwinism: Branding and Business Models in Jeopardy by Ralf Kreutzer
  • The Battle of Versailles: The Night American Fashion Stumbled into the Spotlight and Made History by Robin Givhan
  • Mindful Work: How Meditation is Changing Business from the Inside Out by David Gelles
  • Return on Character: The Real Reason Leaders and Their Companies Win by Fred Kiel
  • Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet by Gernot Wagner & Martin Weitzman
  • Strategy Rules: Five Business Lessons from Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve Jobs by David Yoffie
  • From Idea to Innovation: A Handbook for Inventors, Decision Makers, and Organizations by Bernd Weis
  • Entrepreneurship in BRICS: Policy and Research to Support Entrepreneurs by various authors

And there are many more! Ask the friendly students at the Info Desk to direct you to our New Books collection if you don’t know where it is. Please be sure to sign out the book(s) at the Info Desk.  Happy reading!