A guide on how to turn your respective sci-fi or comic book obsession into a side hustle; the untold story of just how Georgia went from red to blue (for now); and a look at how the untimely death of a young tech and retail visionary reveals our misguided worship of entrepreneurs and outdated stigmas around mental health.
Here is a selection of new books being published this month.
Inclusion on Purpose: An Intersectional Approach to Creating a Culture of Belonging at Work by Ruchika Tulshyan with a foreword by Ijeoma Oluo
Available March 1
Inclusion, diversity, and representation in the workplace have been hotly discussed topics over the past two years, which, to start, is long overdue. That said, it isn’t enough just to talk about these issues—they require active and persistent work to make any kind of lasting, positive change. Ruchika Tulshyan, CEO of consulting firm Candour, debunks a number of recent workplace self-help theories (like “leaning in” or establishing a “level playing field” or hiring someone because they fit within the preexisting office culture), while offering a guide to dismantling workplace bias, with a focus on the experience of women of color, who are subject to both gender and racial biases.
Turn Your Fandom Into Cash: A Geeky Guide to Turn Your Passion Into a Business (or at Least a Side Hustle) by Carol Pinchefsky with a forward by Jennifer Frazier
Available March 1
Author Carol Pinchefsky is a self-described “avowed geek,” having written frequently about science fiction for Syfy.com, Forbes, and Playboy as well as serving as the humor competition editor for The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. With all that experience in tow, Pinchefsky shares tips on how to make the most of your sci-fi obsessions—within legal bounds, of course.
Happy at Any Cost: The Revolutionary Vision and Fatal Quest of Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh by Kirsten Grind and Katherine Sayre
Available March 15
The death of Zappos founder Tony Hsieh at age 46 in November 2020 shocked the business world, as well as those closest to the e-commerce pioneer. Wall Street Journal reporters Kirsten Grind and Katherine Sayre offer a closer look at Hsieh’s final months and days before his untimely death, examining where things went wrong for the lauded CEO, who championed happiness and positive corporate culture before it became a mainstream talking point.
Flipped: How Georgia Turned Purple and Broke the Monopoly on Republican Power by Greg Bluestein
Available March 22
Ahead of the 2022 midterm elections, Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter Greg Bluestein offers the definitive account of how the runoff elections of 2020—resulting in the election of Democrats Jon Ossoff and the Rev. Raphael Warnock to the U.S. Senate—transformed Georgia from a deep red state to the most closely watched purple battleground in the nation. While multiple voting rights protection bills hang in the balance in the wake of that election, Bluestein charts how now-President Joe Biden’s victory in Georgia will affect both Republican and Democratic strategies for years to come.
Ten Steps to Nanette: A Memoir Situation by Hannah Gadsby
Available March 29
In what is already one of the most highly anticipated celebrity memoirs of the year, comedian Hannah Gadsby follows up on the success of her one-woman Netflix special, Nanette, with a candid autobiography about her journey to where she is now. That journey includes struggles with late-in-life diagnoses of autism and ADHD as well as coming to understand her queer identity, made all the more challenging while growing up in an isolated town in Tasmania, Australia, where homosexuality was illegal until 1997.
Dive into stories from Fortune’s print edition:
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- How Toyota kept making cars when the chips were down
- Ethereum risks it all on going green
- NFTy 50: The most influential builders, creatives, and influencers in the NFT world
- The war to charge your electric car is powering up
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