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Brinker Capital’s Book Review

Amy Magnotta Amy Magnotta
Detroit: An American Autopsy Charlie LeDuff

The fascinating, and oftentimes unbelievable, tale of the sharp fall of Detroit – once a testament to America’s manufacturing prowess and now the largest municipality to file for bankruptcy protection. Author Charlie LeDuff returns to his hometown and describes in harrowing detail what has gone so wrong in the city.

Sheila Bonitz Sheila Bonitz Vice President of Investment Management
The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and The Age of Amazon by Brad Stone

Jeff Bezos is one of the most successful visionaries of our time and possibly of this century.  Amazon was, and is, a game changer.  In the process of Jeff implementing his vision of creating an online ‘everything store,’ where low prices and great customer service were key, he and his company  transformed the technology industry.  […]

Jean Lynch, CIMA® Jean Lynch, CIMA® Managing Director of Investment Services
David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, And the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell

I had the pleasure of hearing Malcolm Gladwell speak at an AXA conference three years ago and I have read all of his books. Gladwell has a very unique way of viewing the world and challenges you to see things from a different viewpoint. In David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell challenges how we think about obstacles and disadvantages using the example of the battle over three thousand years ago where the shepherd boy, David, felled the giant, Goliath, against all probable odds. He points out…