You MUST Read Dreyer's English

Julia Phillippi, PhD

If Strunk and White is a subtle and respectable Merlot, Dreyer’s English is a Cosmopolitan: light, witty, and slightly pink. Reading this style guide is like going to party …

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Like It or Not, You're a Negotiator: Getting to Yes

The Edge for Scholars

“Like it or not, you are a negotiator,” state Harvard Negotiation Project faculty Roger Fisher, William Ury, and Bruce Patton in the introduction to this clear and concise guide to …

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Your Guide to the Unspoken Rules of a Career in Academics

Rebecca Helton, MA

Not Discussed is a travel guide for academics at any stage of their careers. Win a free copy by commenting!

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Research Manuscripts Should Tell Really Good Stories

Aimee Edgeworth

Does your research paper have a climax? Improve scientific writing with these storytelling techniques from Dr. Rafael E. Luna.

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Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide

Pat Bird, MHSA, MA (Conflict Transformation)

Bring your posters, proposals, and papers to life by becoming a more effective data storyteller.

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Don't Row, Steer. A Professor's Four Steps to Deep Work

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Computer sciences professor Cal Newport lays out strategies for academics to find their groove and stay in it.

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Brene Brown Offers Academics A Thoughtful Way To Do a Reboot

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Academic Amazon Wish List Alert: Put a Brene Brown Book on Your Favorite Faculty's Reading List

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Mentees and Mentors Must-Read Book Lists

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

We asked mentees and mentors what books most influenced their careers, which they give or lend most, and what they are currently reading.

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Radical Candor: Can It Work for Academics?

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

With many parallels to the struggles of busy life in academia, Scott's Radical Candor is an excellent read. You can easily finish this book in an evening but it's one …

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Summer Reading: What's Popular in the Edge Library

The Edge for Scholars

Here's what's been flying off the shelves of our "analog library" of career development books.

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