Featured Reading Lists
Former Disney CEO Michael Eisner’s recommended books for a life in business are not the typical list from an entertainment industry mogul.
Gretchen Rubin, author of “The Happiness Project,” on the books that brought her joy.
Build your brand from the ground up like author and productivity guru Tim Ferriss.
Bialik is a real life, fully fledged neuroscientist with a PhD. from UCLA — which must come in handy when playing Amy Farrah Fowler, a character who is also a neuroscientist in The Big Bang Theory.
Jobs once said that Apple’s popularity was the result of the company creating products that are a blend of “technology and the liberal arts.” See what books gave him an appreciation of the arts.
Of the hundreds and hundreds of leadership books former Campbell Soup CEO Doug Conant has read over the years, these foundational favorites are the ones he turns to time and time again.
An avid reader, the author of The Da Vinci Code loves nonfiction, fondly remembers his childhood favorites, and dabbles in thrillers.
If you’re excited about the upcoming TV adaptation of Gaiman’s acclaimed American Gods, take a look at his reading list and the books that have inspired him through the years.
Sally Bedell Smith is a prominent biographer, and after a recent #ScribdChat, we asked: What does she like to read for fun? Where does her interest in subjects out of their time come from?
“Dr. Drew” has helped thousands right their lives with knowledge learned from his studies, experience, and insights gleaned from these books.
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Now that the end of the year is upon us, it’s time to read all the last-minute bestsellers and big books of the year we didn’t have the chance to get to before, including: Tim Ferriss’s Tribe of Mentors, the latest from Pulitzer Prize–winning Jennifer Egan, and more.
With Thanksgiving approaching, spend some quality time with your family and these reads: A classic from Agatha Christie, the latest historical biography from Walter Isaacson, the newest John Green novel, and more.
Sit down with your pumpkin spice latte and start one of these reads: the latest Lisbeth Salander story, Jesmyn Ward’s new and haunting novel, and more.
Whether you want to keep up with what’s happening in politics or pop culture, we’ve got you covered with this jam-packed edition of Top Reads.
Prepare for the solar eclipse later this month, see how far we’ve come on climate change, and more.
Still wondering where to go for summer vacation? Get some ideas from Lonely Planet and take these reads along on your trip.
Summer’s just around the corner, which means traditional TV will go on a vacation and you’ll definitely be in need of some books to take on your road or beach trips. Here are some suggestions.
Find out what it’s like to go completely off-the-grid in Michael Finkel’s latest, what it’s like to live with “baby bubble disease” in Everything, Everything, and more.
Now that spring is here, lounge around in the sun while reading the much-buzzed about Exit West, Newsweek’s cover story about immigration reform, and more.
We’ve done some early spring cleaning — instead of “Top Books,” we’re now picking “Top Reads” so we can highlight great articles from our magazine offering. The books this month — including George Saunders’ first novel — are happy to share the spotlight with their new brethren.
Join us for a Facebook Live #ScribdChat with author and Bloomberg editor Brad Stone, as he discusses his new book The Upstarts.
Join us for a Facebook Live #ScribdChat with author Tim Ferriss.
We invited Mashable’s Chris Taylor to Scribd HQ to interview Jonathan Safran Foer about his latest novel.
Join us for a Facebook Live #ScribdChat with Laura Jane Grace, lead singer of the iconic punk band Against Me! as she discusses her new memoir.
Weary of depressing dystopians? Consider reading the utopian novel Herland instead.
The Outsiders was first published 50 years ago, but our young adult literature–loving editor Ashley only just got around to reading it.
In light of the TV adaptation of American Gods, our editor Ashley — who’s never read a Neil Gaiman book before — asks the culture gods to accept her sincere apology for not reading this masterpiece sooner.
Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a novice saucier, celebrate spring with these fresh reads, guaranteed to teach you something new in the kitchen.
No matter how you define success, these five books will help you prioritize, stay focused, and achieve everything you want in life.
Whether you’re known for your green thumb (and your veggie gardens!) or you’re a complete novice, these books can make your gardening dreams a reality.