Books on how to make the world a better place

From staff reportsNovember 25, 2013 

Forty Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World” Howard G. Buffett, Simon & Schuster, 464 pages, $20.

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Here are top sellers at 800-CEO-READ.

“Forty Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World” Howard G. Buffett, Simon & Schuster, 464 pages, $20: In 2006, Howard G. Buffett, son of investor Warren Buffett, set out to help the most vulnerable people on earth – the nearly 1 billion individuals who lack basic food security. He has given himself 40 years to do so.

“Straight Talk on Confidence, Courage, and Career for Women in Charge,” Becky Blalock, Jossey-Bass, 240 pages, $16: During her 33-year career at a Fortune 500 utility company, this author rose to become chief information officer in a traditionally male industry. Now she offers her own advice, along with ideas from 28 other top female executives.

Source: 800CEOREAD.com

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