8 leadership books to read in 2015

The Misfit Economy by Alexa Clay and Kyra Maya Phillips

The Misfit Economy gleans lessons in innovation and entrepreneurship not from the usual suspects (Steve Jobs, Thomas Edison) but from a more questionable crowd -- pirates, gangsters, hackers. Available June 16.

By Erin Carson

Erin Carson is a Staff Reporter for CNET and a former Multimedia Editor for TechRepublic.