Business & Finance

Ready to get smart? Books on business, finance, and economics

​Books with a focus on business, finance, economics, and what makes a company great.

All events are free and open to the public. Books are available for purchase at the events from our retail partner Kinokuniya and for signing by the authors.

June 6, 2019 – June 27, 2019
Thursdays, 12:30pm-1:45pm

See the entire Business & Finance lineup below. Visit the Reading Room for more information and programs.

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2019 Schedule

June 6 – June 27
Thursdays, 12:30pm-1:45pm

June 6: The Business of Our Cities & Towns
Alexander Garvin, The Heart of the City: Creating Vibrant Downtowns for a New Century
Hosted by Dan Biederman, Executive Director, Bryant Park Corporation

June 13: Social Entrepreneurship
Jordan Kassalow, Dare to Matter: Your Path to Making a Difference Now
Hosted by Jennifer Krause, Co-Author

June 20: Popular Science Meets Technology
Jamie Metzl, Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity
Hosted by Dr. Robert L. Klitzman, MD, Professor of Bioethics, Columbia University, Author of Am I My Genes? and the forthcoming Designing Babies

June 27: Mindful Practices
Tim Desmond, How to Stay Human in a F*cked-Up World: Mindfulness Practices for Real Life