10 Weekend Reads

Its the weekend! Pour yourself a mug of Jamaican Blue Mountain, settle into your favorite chair (where are my reading glasses?) and enjoy our reads:

• Welcome to the Failure Age! (NY Times)
• Google’s Larry Page: The most ambitious CEO in the universe (Fortune)
• Martin Wolf asks Why Weren’t Alarm Bells Ringing?  (NYRoB)
• The Smartest Bro in the Room: Travis Kalanick created Uber in his own image, and the results have not always been flattering. But wow, what a company. (Modern Luxury)
• The $9 Billion Witness: Meet JPMorgan Chase’s Worst Nightmare (Rolling Stone)
• Man and Uber Man: Uber, Travis Kalanick’s smartphone-based car service, has been valued at $18.2 billion, but its C.E.O. still spends a lot of his time on the warpath. (Vanity Fair) see also Does Uber Need a Grown-Up? (Bloomberg)
• Mr. Miller Doesn’t Go to Washington: A candidate’s memoir. (Politico)
• Wale and Jerry Seinfeld: Nothing Really Matters (Complex)
• Out of the Birdcage: How Mike Nichols Made Gay Culture Mainstream (Daily Beast) see also “When in Doubt, Seduce”: Mike Nichols has always had a knack (NY Mag)
• The Hummingbird Effect: How Galileo Invented Time and Gave Rise to the Modern Tyranny of the Clock (Brain Pickings)

Don’t miss Bob Shiller on Masters in Business this weekend! (full archive here).


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