Category: Great reads

2019 gift guide for book lovers

by the editors at Stanfordmag.org on December 17, 2019 5:00 pm
Here’s what to give every book lover (so, everyone) on your list, from your overachieving bestie to your music-loving dad. Wrap in Cardinal red and pat yourself on the back. For your dad, who collects vinyl and has the best vibes. Music: A Subversive History, by Ted Gioia, ’79, MBA ’83; Basic Books. Meet the… Read more 2019 gift guide for book lovers

GSB faculty suggest 10 books to share for the holidays

by Jenna Garden on December 11, 2019 3:04 pm
Several Stanford Graduate School of Business professors picked a book that they would likely give to a friend for the holidays. Their suggestions would make an eclectic gift basket, ranging from classic fantasy to modern comedy to a history of genetic sequencing. Among the suggestions: JENNIFER AAKER, the General Atlantic Professor of Marketing: Give and… Read more GSB faculty suggest 10 books to share for the holidays

Stanford Health Care CEO describes his experiences as a trauma patient

by Stanford Medicine on November 12, 2019 2:52 pm
In a recent post in Scope, the Stanford Medicine blog, DAVID ENTWISTLE, president and CEO of Stanford Health Care, described his experiences as a patient in an intensive care unit. The experience, he writes, taught him about hospitals and the role that technology can play in supporting patients. “On a Saturday morning in May 2009,… Read more Stanford Health Care CEO describes his experiences as a trauma patient
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The award-winning health blog Scope celebrates its 10,000th post

by Stanford Medicine on August 13, 2019 3:23 pm
Scope, the award-winning health blog produced by Stanford Medicine, is celebrating its 10,000th post. Scope writes stories on original research, highlights podcasts, profiles physicians and researchers and shares the latest on health and wellness. The online offerings began in 2009 when blogs were relatively rare. As traditional media coverage of medicine and science dwindled, the… Read more The award-winning health blog Scope celebrates its 10,000th post
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Stanford sophomore, YouTube star publishes cookbook

by Alex Kekauoha on July 25, 2019 5:00 pm
Before joining Stanford, engineering student RACHEL FONG, ’21, became an internet celebrity with her popular YouTube channel, Kawaii Sweet World, which features her baking and crafting tutorials. Now, she’s following up the success of her channel with a book, Kawaii Sweet World Cookbook: 75 Yummy Recipes for Baking That’s (Almost) Too Cute to Eat, which will… Read more Stanford sophomore, YouTube star publishes cookbook

Escape the heat with books recommended by Stanford business professors

by Steve Hawk and Jenny Luna on July 15, 2019 3:18 pm
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… Read more Escape the heat with books recommended by Stanford business professors
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Stanford Law School shares what lawyers read over the summer

by Stanford Law School Communications on July 10, 2019 2:16 pm
Faculty members at Stanford Law School have shared their summer reading lists and make a few recommendations for the rest of us. For instance, BARBARA BABCOCK, the Judge John Crown Professor of Law, Emerita, recommends First: Sandra Day O’Connor by Evan Thomas and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, A Life by Jane Sherron de Hart. She explains, “Never before have… Read more Stanford Law School shares what lawyers read over the summer
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Summer reading: Sparking curiosity and conversations about our planet

by Josie Garthwaite on June 30, 2019 2:43 pm
This year’s informal survey of faculty at Stanford’s School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences (Stanford Earth) yielded a bounty of suggestions for summer reading that may spark renewed curiosity about our planet and the ways we live, think and learn. Whether you’re craving true-life tales of discovery, fiction laced with insights on life in chaotic… Read more Summer reading: Sparking curiosity and conversations about our planet
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Stanford Alumni Association has a few suggestions for summer reading

by Stanford magazine on June 26, 2019 3:45 pm
The search for a great summer read never ends. Next up with some suggestions is the Stanford Alumni Association, which – not surprisingly – recommends some works by Stanford alumni. Among them: Let’s Play Two: The Legend of Mr. Cub, the Life of Ernie Banks by Ron Rapoport, ’62 Wise Guy: Lessons from a Life… Read more Stanford Alumni Association has a few suggestions for summer reading
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CISAC faculty and fellows recommend books, podcasts for summer 2019

by Katy Gabel Chui on June 13, 2019 3:17 pm
Looking for some summer reading? Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) faculty and fellows have a few suggestions. HYUN-BINN CHO, postdoctoral fellow at CISAC, recommends Active Defense: China’s Military Strategy Since 1949. PAUL EDWARDS, the William J. Perry Fellow in International Security and senior research scholar at CISAC and professor of information and history at… Read more CISAC faculty and fellows recommend books, podcasts for summer 2019