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Scribd CEO Trip Adler

This startup is the ‘Netflix for books,’ with unlimited access to a huge library for a monthly fee. Now, it’s getting the New York T...

Initially, Adler and his co-founder Jared Friedman set out to help Adler's father publish an academic paper online. Today, Scribd considers itself the Netflix of books.
With the help of a good audiobook your commute will get a lot better.

11 audiobooks you should be listening to immediately

If you want to read and just can't find the time, or are looking to take a break from bingeing on television, audiobooks can be a great way to give your imagination a workout. Here are 11 audiobooks you should listen to now.
I found an old copy of the book in 2016 through my local library.

It took me over a month to hunt down an 89-year-old book Elon Musk recommended, and I’m glad I did

William Bolitho's "Twelve Against the Gods" is a 1929 best-seller dedicated to adventure and the memory of famous adventurers. Elon Musk recommended the non-fiction book in 2016; it's since been re-published.

If you collect books but never get around to reading them, there’s a word for that

If you're in the habit of collecting books and never reading them, you might have what the Japanese call 'tsundoku.' The term is used to describe someone who owns a lot of unread literature.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

When CEO Satya Nadella took over Microsoft, he started defusing its toxic culture by handing each of his execs a 15-year-old book by a psychologist

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella bought all the members of his senior leadership team a copy of the book "Nonviolent Communication" in 2014 when he joined the company. Here are some of the book's major takeaways.
Former US President Jimmy Carter signs copies of his book 'A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety' in New York City on July 7, 2015.

The best and worst autobiographies by US presidents

Some presidential autobiographies offer riveting first-person accounts of presidents' journeys to the White House and the challenges they faced in office. Others are selective about what they include or are simply boring reads. Here are the five worst and five best presidential autobiographies.
Lots of celebrities have written books in their down time.

17 celebrities who you didn’t know are also fiction authors

Even though these celebrities may be known for their forays into acting, singing, or other entertainment realms, you may not know that they are also accomplished fiction book authors.
The official cast photo for "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald." Jude Law, playing Albus Dumbledore, is on the far left. Johnny Depp, as Gellert Grindelwald, is on the far right.

Here’s everything we know about the next 4 ‘Fantastic Beasts’ sequels

J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" universe-set "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" movie franchise is shaping up to be a globetrotting magical saga.
Barnes & Noble's café was the busiest part of the store we visited.

We shopped at Barnes & Noble and saw a key shortcoming that’s hurting the chain in its battle against Amazon

Barnes & Noble stores are becoming more like libraries than bookstores. People come to browse books, study, have a cup of coffee, and meet up with their friends — but nobody is buying, and sales are hurting because of it.
Box CEO Aaron Levie is known as a funny guy, but his book choices are pretty serious.

The 33-year-old millionaire founder of $3.75 billion Box thinks everyone needs to read these two books

Box CEO Aaron Levie said these two books on managerial strategy inspired the way he thinks about his own business.