During the Holiday season break or time off some people like to warm up to a nice book by the fire. SXSW just sent a list of 10 books and authors to check out that will also be at SXSW 2019 doing book readings of their books. Below are the 10 books including the authors that will also have book readings sessions at SXSW 2019:
7 Non-Obvious Trends Changing The Future In 2019
What are the trends that will change your industry in 2019? Building on his packed featured SXSW 2018 session, this talk from “non-boring” trend curator Rohit Bhargava will help you win the future.
Be Fearless Book Talk
Jean Case shares the five surprising traits great changemakers have all had in common, so individuals and organizations can learn how they too can spark remarkable breakthroughs that change the world.
Bridging Cultures: The Filming of The Wild Bunch
W.K. Stratton tells the fascinating history of the making of the legendary Sam Peckinpah movie — and documents for the first time the extraordinary contribution of Mexican and Mexican-American actors and crew members to the movie’s success.
The End of Killing
What if we could, with the right technology, make killing a thing of the past? That’s the bold claim at the heart of this session, and the provocative thesis that Rick Smith will share.
The Hacking of Hip-Hop: Dead Precedents
Aging BMX and skateboarding zine kid Roy Christopher uses the concerns and conceits of cyberpunk literature to thoughtfully remap hip-hop’s spread from around the way to around the world.
How 90s Bitchification Led to #MeToo
Our 90s nostalgia is actually 90s amnesia. Allison Yarrow, author of 90s BITCH: Media, Culture, and the Failed Promise of Gender Equality, reexamines the stories that were told and sold about women during the decade and how they inform the status of American women today.
Lean Impact for Radically Greater Social Good
Do you want to exponentially increase the social impact of your work, money, or time? Ann Mei Chang explains practical and inspiring stories of nonprofits, social enterprises, and companies using lean methods to do better.
From Sister Rosetta Tharpe to Brittany Howard, author and NPR radio commentator Meredith Ochs discusses “rock and roll leadership” as exemplified by some of music’s most influential artists.
UBERLAND: Algorithms and the Future of Work
Based on Alex Rosenblat’s award-winning research and first hand experience, this gripping new book goes beyond the headlines to examine how Uber’s algorithm technology is rewriting the rules of work.
What We Keep: Our Objects & The Stories They Tell
What would you grab if your house was on fire? Bill Shapiro and Naomi Wax have put together a collection of interviews with people (famous and not) about the single object in their life that has the most emotional significance.
To attend all these book readings sessions you must register for SXSW 2019. Currently, SXSW Interactive, Film and Music badge pricing is $ 1125.00. SXSW 2019 EDU badge pricing is $495. If you register to attend before the end of the day on Friday, January 18 you can save $200 on the walkup rate.
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