Greg Fairchild is the Isadore Horween Associate Professor of Business Administration at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. He believes that novel reading helps one get new ideas. The following is the list of seven novels which, as per him, are based on themes important for businesses and individuals:

  1. “Go Set a Watchman,” by Harper Lee
  2. “This Beautiful Life,” by Helen Schulman
  3. “John Henry Days,” by Colson Whitehead
  4. “Little Bee,” by Chris Cleave
  5. “Good Will,” by Jane Smiley
  6. “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber,” by Ernest Hemingway
  7. “The Imperfectionists,” by Tom Rachman

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