New book on Edison coming soon

Last Updated Jan 18, 2008 8:51 AM EST

The blog 800CEOread gives a thumbs up to a new biography of Thomas Edison, "Edison on Innovation: 102 Lessons in Creativity." It says that the book humanizes Edison in a way previous biographies have not, and calls it "a refreshing way to go about invoking creativity."
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    Michael Fitzgerald writes about innovation and other big ideas in business for publications like the New York Times, The Economist, Fast Company, Inc. and CIO. He’s worked as a writer or editor at Red Herring, ZDNet, TechTV and Computerworld, and has received numerous awards as a writer and editor. Most recently, his piece on the hacker collective the l0pht won the 2008 award for best trade piece from the American Society of Journalists and Authors. He was also a 2007 Templeton-Cambridge Journalism Fellow in Science and Religion.