THE LAST LONE INVENTOR: A Tale of Genius, Deceit, and the Birth of Television
"100 Biographies & Memoirs to Read in a Lifetime" - Amazon includes THE LAST LONE INVENTOR on its all-time best list!
As featured on NatGeoChannel's mini-series AMERICAN GENIUS. Click here for show times and images from the Farnsworth vs. Sarnoff episode.
“A wonderful tale, riveting and bittersweet” - The New Yorker
“One of the 75 best business books of all time” - FORTUNE
“A fascinating and important story” - New York Times
"A riveting American classic of independent brilliance versus corporate arrogance. I found it more fun than fiction." - James Bradley (FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS)
"Farnsworth is probably the most influential unknown person in the past century, and Evan I. Schwartz tells the fascinating inside story." - Walter Isaacson (STEVE JOBS; EINSTEIN; and THE INNOVATORS)
FINDING OZ: How L. Frank Baum Discovered the Great American Story
"Finding Oz is a guided tour to the discovery of that quintessentially American dreamscape, the Land of Oz, written with heart, brains, nerve—and a touch of magic." - Gregory Maguire (WICKED)
“An inspirational tale” - The New York Times
“An entertaining page turner” - The Wall Street Journal
“Meticulously researched” - The Los Angeles Times
“Great fun” - The New York Post
"As Schwartz informs us, Baum’s strange and essential gift was to see the outlines of myth within the machinery of the modern world.”
- The Washington Post
"imagine learning about American history through the prism of America's greatest fairytale. If you love amazing but true stories, you've got to read Finding Oz."
- Doris Kearns Goodwin (TEAM OF RIVALS)
JUICE: The Creative Fuel that Drives World-Class Inventors
"One of The Three Big Idea Books of the Year" - CIO Insight Magazine
"Takes us beyond homilies to a new level of understanding of how invention happens...a delight to read." - Strategy & Business
"This powerful collection of portraits is packed with lessons and insights... a perfect companion for today's and tomorrow's entrepreneur." - Eric Schmidt (Google)
"Charles Goodyear had it, and so do all of the other pioneers in Evan Schwartz's book: a rare degree of single-mindedness." - The Economist
"Schwartz's carefully researched histories reveal remarkably consistent patterns in the process of invention." - Clay Christensen (The Innovator's Dilemma)