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How to Ask Great Questions

Much of an executive’s workday is spent asking others for information—requesting status updates from a team leader, for example, or questioning a counterpart in a tense negotiation. Yet unlike professionals such as litigators, journalists, and doctors, who are taught how to ask questions as an …

A Meaningful Chat With a Flock of Birds in The Florida Project

The Atlantic looks back on the key film scenes of 2017, this time a moment in Sean Baker’s must-see movie The Florida Project.<p>Over the next month, <i>The Atlantic</i>’s “And, Scene” series will delve into some of the most interesting films of the year by examining a single, noteworthy moment and unpacking …

Florida

14 Dinner Ideas Reformed Shitty Cooks Swear By

Pasta, sliders, dip, and more yummy stuff you can totally make.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

11 Novels That Will Creep You the F*ck Out

Halloween! A horror writer's favorite holiday. Maybe you're thinking about the record of scary sound effects your dad used to play on the stereo before suiting up in his dashed-together mummy outfit and filling the crab-boiling pot with Hershey's Kisses and candy corn. Maybe you're remembering …

Candy Corn

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry

• <b>Author:</b> Gabrielle Zevin<p><b>A New York Times Bestseller, a #1 Indie Next Pick, and a #1 LibraryReads Selection</b><p><b>“This novel has humor, romance, a touch of suspense, but most of all love--love of books and bookish people and, really, all of humanity in its imperfect glory.” —Eowyn Ivey, author of The Snow</b> …

A Discovery of Witches

• <b>Author:</b> Deborah Harkness<p><b>"A wonderfully imaginative grown-up fantasy with all the magic of Harry Potter and Twilight."<br>-People</b><p>In a sparkling debut, <i>A Discovery of Witches</i> became the "it" book of early 2011, bringing Deborah Harkness into the spotlight and galvanizing fans around the world. In this …

Book Review: "The Mailman" by Bentley Little

For some reason, I’ve never gotten on particularly well with postal workers. Years ago, a mailman on a bicycle swore at me loudly for accidentally …

32 Books Guaranteed To Make You Laugh Out Loud

Warning: You'll probably want to read these books in private, since spontaneous maniacal laughter may ensue.

14 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in '14

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether they're battle-tested veterans or fresh-faced newbies, entrepreneurs undergo an intense learning process when establishing and launching a business. Even those who've been through it before typically face a certain amount of …

Entrepreneurship

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Sergio De La Pava: 'My book's not perfect, but it's what I set out to do. I wanted it to have a propulsive, angry core'

The public defence lawyer turned writer talks to Susanna Rustin about the US justice system and how, 10 years after it was written, his book has gained the recognition it deserves<p>In 1999 Sergio De La Pava, then a New York defence lawyer in his late 20s, began writing a book. He tried to avoid rigid …

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours.<p>The problem is that many …

7 Audiobooks That Make Any Road Trip Better

<i>Planning a road trip before summer's end? That's no excuse to stop reading. No matter how many hours you'll be spending behind the wheel, there's a great audiobook to get you there.</i><p>By Natalie Beach with reporting by Maja Thomas<p><b>If You Have 5.5 Hours...</b><p><i>Bossypants</i><p>By Tina Fey<p>Oh, the thrill of the open …

Yale Grad Writes Tragic Book About His Roommate's Life And Drug-Related Murder

After graduation, however, Peace's life took a mysterious and dark turn culminating in his drug-related murder at 30 years old.<p>In his new book, "The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace," Peace's former roommate Jeff Hobbs contemplates difficult questions about Peace's post-college trajectory.<p>The …

High School