Jessica Livingston's Top Book Recommendations

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The Inimitable Jeeves (Jeeves, #2)

The Inimitable Jeeves contains eleven interconnected stories featuring the luckless Bertie Wooster, his perennially lovelorn friend Bingo Little, and who else but our old pal, the indefatigable butler Jeeves. These tales are sure to quench one's thirst for cultured buffoonery. less
Recommended by Jessica Livingston, Sophie Ratcliffe, and 2 others.

Sophie RatcliffeWodehouse has such a gift with language. The placement of the word macaroon in this story is magnificent. (Source)

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The Success Equation

Steve Burns@RampCapitalLLC @mjmauboussin I’m reading this now, great book! (Source)

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Written with full cooperation from top management, including cofounders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, this is the inside story behind Google, the most successful and most admired technology company of our time, told by one of our best technology writers.

Few companies in history have ever been as successful and as admired as Google, the company that has transformed the Internet and become an indispensable part of our lives. How has Google done it? Veteran technology reporter Steven Levy was granted unprecedented access to the company, and in this revelatory book he takes readers...

Bill SlawskiIn The Plex is a great introduction to Google, and the many who work there. I knew many by the patents they file, so it was good to learn more about them as people. Some good insights to some algorithms in the book, too. (Source)

Alan PierceI’m currently reading “In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works and Shapes Our Life" and am excited on gaining more insight into how google is changing the world and hopefully to get some valuable understanding I can use to maximize business decisions and read future trends while assessing investment opportunities for my company, ABM Investments. (Source)

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