Escape the heat with books recommended by Stanford business professors

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Stanford Graduate School of Business professors reveal what one book they would most like to read this summer and why. Their choices range from a classic 1945 political fable to a search for sunken treasure to a survivor’s guide for time travelers.

If you are still in search of summertime reading, here are just a few of the many titles to consider from the faculty members at the GSB:

ANAT ADMATI, The Fifth Risk, by Michael Lewis

SAUMITRA JHA, The Seven Ages of Paris, by Alistair Horne

ASHLEY MARTIN, Friend & Foe: When to Cooperate, When to Compete, and How to Succeed at Both, by Adam Galinsky and Maurice Schweitzer

PAUL OYER, Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy, by Heather Ann Thompson

S. CHRISTIAN WHEELER, How to Invent Everything: A Survival Guide for the Stranded Time Traveler, by Ryan North

To view the full reading list check out the Graduate School of Business website.