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10 of the best new books are out in January 2021

A new novel about what it’s like to be the only black person in a tech startup. a sardonic guide to office life survival (for whenever we return); and a bunch of new essays from one of the most acclaimed American writers of her generation.

These are just a few of us 10 new books to read in January.

“White Feminism: From Suffragettes to Influencers and Who They Leave Behind”
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White Feminism: From the Suffragettes to the Influencers and Who They Leave Behind by Koa Beck

Available from January 5th

The journalist Koa Beck – a veteran of Jezebel, Fashion, and Marie Claire– Examines the history of feminism from the true mission of the suffragettes to the rise of corporate feminism with clear eyes and in minute detail. On these pages she documents how elitism and racist prejudice have driven the narrative of feminist discourse. Beck combines pop culture, primary historical research, and firsthand storytelling to show how women with color have been excluded from the broader movement and what white women must do to correct the course for a new generation.

Black Buck January 2021 Books
“Black Buck”
Courtesy Houghton Mifflin

Black buck by Mateo Askaripour

Available from January 5th

In this driving, satirical novel, Mateo Askaripour tells the rise and fall of a young black salesman at an otherwise all-white New York tech startup. It is the story of how one man battles racism and microaggression to get to the top of an iconic company. And when it becomes clear he’s the icon black guy, he devises a plan for colored people to invade America’s sales teams and spark a chain of events that will change the game forever. This razor-sharp novel skewers America’s workforce, explores ambition and race, and imagines a necessary new vision of the American dream.

Driven-January 2021 books
“Driven: The Race for the Autonomous Car”
With kind permission of Simon & Schuster

Driven: The race for the autonomous car by Alex Davies

Available from January 5th

Perhaps Hollywood’s fault we raised our expectations, but a few years ago it seemed like self-driving cars would be here sooner rather than later. in the Hazards, Alex Davies, Senior Editor for Business Insider, tells the dramatic, colorful story of the search for driverless cars – and the stiff competition among them Google, Uber and other tech and auto giants compete to revolutionize our lives.

Ethics Power January 2021 Books
“The Power of Ethics: How to Make Good Decisions in a Complicated World”
With kind permission of Simon & Schuster

The Power of Ethics: How to Make Good Decisions in a Complicated World by Susan Liautaud

Available from January 5th

After two decades as an ethics consultant guiding business leaders, academic institutions, nonprofits, and students in their ethics courses at Stanford University, Susan Liautaud is more than ready to answer vague ethical questions and guide you through a straightforward, four-step ethics process Choices You Can Make Every Day. The author is the founder and CEO of Susan Liautaud & Associates, which advises clients such as global corporations and NGOs on questions of ethical complexity. She outlines six forces that make virtually every ethical decision we face and positions the book as an essential guide to ethical decisions in the 21st century.

Keep Sharp January 2021 Books
“Staying Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age”
With kind permission of Simon & Schuster

Staying Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age by Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Available from January 5th

When the world is upside down indefinitely, it can be difficult to stick to normal routines or even stay focused. Although Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s latest work was researched and written long before the current global dilemma, it serves as a guide to maintaining and improving cognitive health, from debunking common myths about aging to prescribing which social interactions and games are actually beneficial .

Kamala Harris January 2021 Books
“Kamala’s Way: An American Life”
With kind permission of Simon & Schuster

Kamala’s Way: An American Life by Dan Morain

Available January 12th

Though the elected vice president was well known among Californians, the country learned a lot more about Kamala Harris when President-elect Joe Biden made her a Democratic ticket in August 2020 Kamala’s way Dan Morain, a journalist who has studied California politics, politics and justice for more than four decades Los Angeles times and the Sacramento Bee– Offers an insightful biography of the first biracial and first female vice president, detailing how the daughter of two immigrants in separated California became one of the country’s most effective power players.

how to work without losing your mind January 2021 books
“How to Work Without Losing Your Mind: A Realistic Guide to the Hell of Modern Work”
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How to Work Without Losing Your Mind: A Realistic Guide to the Hell of Modern Work by Cate Sevilla

Available January 14th

Drawing on her experience at large companies like Google and startups, Cate Seville’s new book is a clear, charismatic, and fun guide to surviving the workplace, no matter how big or small it is. How to work without losing your mind is comprehensible from start to finish and answers questions (or at least emerging topics) that everyone experiences but that nobody talks about, e.g. B. Feeling overwhelmed by your workload. Decide if you should quit your job to become a freelancer; Fight against a micromanager who seems determined to destroy you; struggling to stay motivated (even though you are ambitious); and bounce back from failure.

Climate Change January 2021 Books
“How To Prepare For Climate Change: A Practical Guide To Surviving Chaos”
With kind permission of Simon & Schuster

Preparing for Climate Change: A Practical Guide to Surviving Chaos by David Pogue

Available January 26th

This important guide from New York Times Contributor David Pogue covers topics such as the way to avoid the worst natural disasters (look for cooler temperatures, good hospitals, and resilient infrastructure). how to strengthen your home against extreme weather; and what insurance to buy in a chaotic era. You will also learn what to grow in your garden. how to invest when the world is decarbonizing; and how to talk to your children about climate change and manage your own health.

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“Let me tell you what i mean”
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Let me tell you what i mean by Joan Didion

Available January 26th

Prepare for 12 previously uncollected essays by Joan Didion. These essays are mostly from the earlier years of her career spanning more than five decades and include interludes at a meeting of Gamblers Anonymous and a meeting of WWII veterans in Las Vegas, as well as thoughts on meetings with the likes of Nancy Reagan, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Martha Stewart .

Price you pay for college January 2021 books
“The Price You Pay For College: A Whole New Roadmap to The Biggest Financial Decision Your Family Will Ever Make”
Courtesy Harper

The Price You Pay For College: A Whole New Roadmap To The Biggest Financial Decision Your Family Will Ever Make by Ron Lieber

Available January 26th

Cancellation of student loan debt has been a popular topic of debate among politicians on the left in recent years as tuition fees have risen to unprecedented levels and millions of American students have been in debt for decades after graduation. in the The price you pay for college, New York Times Columnist Ron Lieber describes how these costs got so high; how the grant system got so complicated; and the pros and cons of Earning Aid, a new form of financial aid that most colleges are now using to compete with their peers. Also, grants prefer to push college presidents and gatekeepers to tough questions about what is worth paying extra to provide parents and students who are funding their own way with the information they need to help them achieve more informed, financially sound goals and objectives To make decisions.

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