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