What’s on your bookshelf?
As you venture to the beach, pool or mountains, your travel bag surely will be filled with a stack of must-read books. Executives tell us what they’ll be reading during their downtime, as well as share some recent favorites.
Chief Marketing Officer | NBC Sports Group
Reading now: “That’s What She Said” by Joanne Lipman. This book gives great context and understanding to the data and insights about how I can further support women by better understanding gender relationships and working closely with male counterparts throughout the industry to reach across the gender divide.
General Manager, Vice President | ESPN Deportes
A recent favorite: Enjoyed “Be More Chill” by Ned Vizzini.
Paper or digital: I read mostly on my iPad but always have one paper book at hand so I can also adhere to the no-screen time rules at home.
What’s next: “When Montezuma Met Cortes” by Matthew Restall.
SVP, productions and operations | Golf Channel
Reading now: “The Map of Salt and Stars” by Jennifer Joukhadar.
A recent favorite: “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance” by Angela Duckworth.
Paper or digital: I love the feel of an “old-fashioned” book.
Partner | Weinstein Carnegie Philanthropic Group
Reading now: “Thirst” by charity: water CEO Scott Harrison.
A recent favorite: “Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike.”
What’s next: Jesse Itzler’s new book, “Living With Monks.”
Chief Technology Officer, EVP | ESPN
Reading now: “Go Like Hell: Ford, Ferrari, and Their Battle for Speed and Glory at Le Mans.”
A recent favorite: I just finished “Excelsior!: The Amazing Life of Stan Lee,” written by the man himself, Stan Lee.
Paper or digital: Both.
Sportscaster | CBS Sports
Reading now: “The Paris Architect.”
A recent favorite: “Wonder” (I read it with my 8-year-old son).
Paper or digital: Paper.
What’s next: “Pachinko.”
President | New York Jets
Reading now: “The Call of the Wild” by Jack London and “The Richest Man in Babylon” by George Clason.
A recent favorite: “House of Spies” by Daniel Silva.
Paper or digital: All paper.
What’s next: “The Night Manager” by John le Carre.
Fantasy football analyst; host | ESPN; “The Fantasy Show”
Reading now: “Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!” by Mo Willems.
A recent favorite: “Home” and “Don’t Let Go,” both by Harlan Coben.
Paper or digital: Paper. I still love the feel of a good hardcover
What’s next: “Crushing It!” By Gary Vaynerchuk and “Living with the Monks” by Jesse Itzler.
CEO | TeamWorks Media
Reading now: “Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation” by
A recent favorite: “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr.
Paper or digital: Paper. Always. I’m old school in that way.
What’s next: “Traction” by Gino Wickman.
EVP | Thuuz Sports
Reading now: (As a father) most of my free reading time is spent reading children’s books
to my kids.
A recent favorite: I recently read “Live From New York,” which is a first-person account of the creation of “Saturday Night Live.”
Paper or digital: Digital.
What’s next: “Sophia of Silicon Valley.”