Founders at Work: Stories of Startups' Early Days ($17) is quite simply an amazing series of tales telling what happened in the early days of life at popular tech companies like Apple, PayPal and Flickr. Founders of these companies tell in their own words what life is like hour after hour behind the keyboard, developing technologies which ultimately made them very rich.
We're really digging The Making of Star Wars: The Definitive Story Behind the Original Film ($50). Filled with great photos, production notes, anecdotes, the book is a treasure trove of inside information from an executive editor at Lucasfilm. George Lucas, Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Sir Alec Guinness, composer John Williams, and others tell their opinions and stories about a movie that would change most of their careers, and moviemaking in general, forever. [via]
The author of The Metrosexual Guide to Style is back at his witty ways in Death By PowerPoint: A Modern Office Survival Guide ($11). Michael Flocker offers his take on the typical handbook to the corporate rat race with his own slice of humor. It's amazing how making fun of corporate buzzwords and some great office illustrations will make your day in the cubicle go by a little quicker.