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Harry Potter, Abe Lincoln books on owners’ reading lists

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A book about marketing or managing employees may be the last thing small business owners want to read on vacation. But some say they’ve found insight they can apply to their companies from the subjects of books they cracked just for the joy of reading — Abraham Lincoln, Harry Potter or a young woman in an alternative universe. Some of their recommendations: BOOK: “Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln,” by Doris Kearns Goodwin. RECOMMENDED BY: Corey Nelson,…

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With new ‘Tell All’ book debuting, Chuck Palahniuk featured in New York Magazine

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The waiter at the café—a cute, young aspiring writer with face fuzz and a military-surplus cap—stammers with recognition. Square-jawed, buttoned-down Chuck Palahniuk, kicking off a tour for his new book, Tell-All, chats with him smilingly about an Iowa wrestling tournament both he and the waiter have been to, and signs an autograph. Just a couple of bros. Palahniuk is most famous for Fight Club, the 1996 book (and the testosteroney 1999 Ed Norton-Brad Pitt movie) about bored white-collar guys who get together,…

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With new ‘Tell All’ book debuting, Chuck Palahniuk featured in New York Magazine

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The waiter at the café—a cute, young aspiring writer with face fuzz and a military-surplus cap—stammers with recognition. Square-jawed, buttoned-down Chuck Palahniuk, kicking off a tour for his new book, Tell-All, chats with him smilingly about an Iowa wrestling tournament both he and the waiter have been to, and signs an autograph. Just a couple of bros. Palahniuk is most famous for Fight Club, the 1996 book (and the testosteroney 1999 Ed Norton-Brad Pitt movie) about bored white-collar guys who get together,…

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