The Harvard Business School Faculty Summer Reader – Harvard Business School Working Knowledge

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Harvard Business School faculty are both voracious book readers and frequent book authors. Here is what they are reading this summer, and what they have written over the last year.

What They Are Reading

Jeff Bussgang

Two of my books during the “summer of COVID” have been a deep case study into perhaps history’s greatest leader in crisis, The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz by Erik Larson as well as Ryan Holiday’s instant classic The Obstacle is the Way. I have also been ramping up my anti-racist readings, devouring White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo and Ibram Kendi’s How to Be An Anti-Racist. I’ve been keen to re-read The Autobiography of Malcolm Xgraphy of Malcolm X by Alex Haley and Malcom X, but can’t seem to find my copy as I think I lent it to my son just before he left for his gap year.

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