Brad Stone

Silicon Valley journalist and author

Monthly Archives: October 2013

The New York Times Review(s)

There’s no better – or tougher – reviewer than Michiko Kakutani in the New York Times. Today she casts her critical eye on The Everything Store. You can read the review here. Update: and here’s author Duff McDonald’s review of … read more

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More Great Coverage

The Financial Times reviews “The Everything Store.” Sample: “Brad Stone, a technology journalist who first covered Amazon in 2000, has done a remarkable job in The Everything Store, in a way that (Jeff) Bezos would appreciate – by working very hard.” … read more

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Talking with Author Daniel Pink About the Everything Store

In addition to penning several bestselling books like “To Sell is Human,” author Daniel Pink conducts Q&As with authors as part of his excellent “Office Hours” podcast. I’ve known Dan for about a decade and my fortuitous email to him … read more

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Talking to NBC’s David Gregory about The Everything Store

On Sunday, I spoke to NBC’s David Gregory for a “Meet the Press” extra. Check out the video here.

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Blogging the Everything Store 2: Jeff Bezos’s League of Shadows

Bezos’s shadow, or Technical Advisor, allows him to magnify his impact and insight throughout Amazon. read more

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Blogging the Everything Store 1: Climbing Amazon’s Ladder

Most Amazon employees know OLRs as the meeting where careers and livelihoods can be won and lost in an instant. read more

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Media Appearance Monday

Promoting The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon. read more

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How I Found Jeff Bezos’s Biological Father

Children with fractured or nonexistent relationships with one or both of their birth parents are more likely to end up with psychological or behavioral problems—not leading powerful nations, companies, or cultural movements. But in the case of Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Steve Jobs — and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos — the unusual circumstances of their birth seemingly helped to create an overpowering drive to succeed and to challenge the status quo. read more

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Secrets of the Amazon: “The Everything Store” Book Excerpts are Now Out!

Question mark emails. The Lubricant Crisis. Amazon’s battle with Diapers.com. And the incredible story of Jeff Bezos’s biological father, a unicycle performer and bike shop owner who never knew what became of his son. read more

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