Business & Finance

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

Business & Finance has concluded for the 2019 season. Check back in the spring for 2020 dates.​

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.

Find this on the Bryant Park map

See all Bryant Park programs

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: Mindfulness for Real Life
Tim Desmond, How to Stay Human in a F*cked-Up World: Mindfulness Practices for Real Life
Hosted by Lodro Rinzler, Author of Walk Like a Buddha, Co-founder of MNDFL Meditation