May 1, 2014

Featured Author: Nicholas Carr with The Glass Cage: Automation and Us

Nicholas Carr is the best-selling author of The Glass Cage, The Shallows, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, The Big Switch, and Does IT Matter?.  His articles and essays have appeared in The Atlantic, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Wired, and The New Republic. He has been writer-in-residence at the University of California, Berkeley, and an executive editor of the Harvard Business Review. He lives in Colorado. About The Glass Cage: Automation and Us From the best-selling author of The […]
April 30, 2014

What’s On Our Nightstands

A million books printed a year… we are often asked the question, “HBE does so many events  – how do you read all the books?”  Sadly, we are not able to, but as avid readers, we all have growing stacks on our nightstands that include upcoming HBE authors, book group reading and general interest. Check out our diverse selection: Perry is enjoying Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt by Michael Lewis (WW Norton) and The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd (Penguin).  She is […]
April 24, 2014

Featured Author: Michael Levi with The Power Surge: Energy, Opportunity, and the Battle for America’s Future

Michael Levi is the David M. Rubenstein senior fellow for energy and the environment at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and director of the CFR program on energy security and climate change. The author of four books and an authority on energy, resources, climate, arms control, and terrorism, his writing has been published in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, Wired, Nature, and Scientific American. Levi previously wrote a monthly online column for the New Republic, […]
April 22, 2014

Featured Author: Kathryn D. Cramer with Lead Positive: What Highly Effective Leaders See, Say, and Do

Kathryn D. Cramer, Ph.D., is passionate about possibilities and potential. She created and has dedicated her life to asset-based thinking (ABT), a way of looking at the world that helps leaders, influencers, and their teams make small shifts in thinking to produce extraordinary impact. As a business consultant, she has worked with clients such as DuPont, Prudential Real Estate, Starbucks, and Microsoft, as well as many educational and nonprofit organizations. Cramer, a psychologist, has written nine books, including the best-selling […]
April 21, 2014

Featured Author: Lawrence Susskind with Good for You, Great for Me: Finding the Trading Zone and Winning at Win-Win Negotiation

Lawrence Susskind is cofounder of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, Ford Foundation Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the founder and chief knowledge officer of the Consensus Building Institute. He has served on the faculty at MIT for more than forty years. Dr. Susskind has mediated complex disputes involving land and water rights; advised more than fifty corporations, particularly with regard to regulatory negotiations; provided advanced negotiation training to more […]
April 17, 2014

Featured Author: Howard L. Feinstein with Fire on the Bayou

Howard L. Feinstein has devoted his professional life to working for the protection and enforcement of civil rights for all Americans.  Throughout his distinguished career at the U.S. Department of Justice, he sought justice for victims of the Ku Klux Klan and other racially-motivated terrorist organizations and individuals and also pursued matters involving housing and employment discrimination, school desegregation, and sex discrimination. About Fire on the Bayou This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.  What better way […]
April 14, 2014

Featured Authors: Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes with HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton

Jonathan Allen covers the White House and the 2016 presidential campaign for Bloomberg News. An award-winning reporter, he has also written extensively about Congress and national politics, and he appears frequently as a political analyst on national television news programs. He lives on Capitol Hill with his wife, Stephanie, and their children, Asher and Emma.       Amie Parnes is the White House correspondent for The Hill newspaper in Washington, where she covers the Obama Administration. A ten-year veteran of political journalism, she traveled […]