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Books that will make you rich: October edition

Don't judge a book by its cover. Six of the finest tomes that captured our attention this month

Books that will make you rich: October edition

1. THE SONG MACHINE

John Seabrook

There's a reason why hit songs feel like a guilty pleasure – they're designed that way. New Yorker staff writer John Seabrook tells the story of the massive cultural upheaval that helped produce these new, super-strength hits

2. DATA AND GOLIATH

Bruce Schneier

Your phone tracks your location; your purchasing patterns are recorded, and emails and texts can be easily intercepted. The powers that survey us do more than simply store this information, says Schneier, it's used against you

3. LOSING THE SIGNAL

Jacqui McNish

In 2009, BlackBerry controlled half of the smartphone market. Today that number is less than one percent. What went so wrong? Expertly told by journalist McNish, this is an entertaining narrative that goes behind the scenes of the fall of BlackBerry

4. ABOVE THE LINE

Urban Meyer

Celebrated head football Coach Urban Meyer is one of the elite coaches in his sport, with three national championships and a record of 142 wins and only 26 losses. This book offers leadership lessons from a sporting legend

5. FUTURE CRIMES

Marc Goodman

One of the world’s leading authorities on global security, Marc Goodman takes readers deep into the digital underground to expose the alarming ways criminals, corporations, and even countries are using new and emerging technologies against you

6. THE ART OF THE START 2.0

Guy Kawasaki

Fully revised and expanded for the first time in a decade, this is Guy Kawasaki's classic, bestselling guide to launching and making your new product, service, or idea a success. It's 65 percent longer than the original.

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