Three bios that mean business
Books about business personalities are all the rage this fall. These three are worth a look.
By Anne Fisher, Fortune senior writer

(Fortune Magazine) -- "The Man Time Forgot" by Isaiah Wilner (HarperCollins, Oct. 2) Media-watchers will revel in this deeply-researched look at how Time Inc.'s Henry Luce claimed the magazine company's legacy as his own following the tragic death of co-founder Briton Hadden at age 31.

"Andrew Carnegie" by David Nasaw (Penguin, Oct. 24) Born in 1835 in the Scottish hinterlands, diminutive (4-foot-11) tycoon Andrew Carnegie built an astonishing fortune - and was determined to give away every last penny. Nasaw delivers a vivid history of 19th-century capitalism.

"The Life and Times of an American" by Richard S. Tedlow (Portfolio, Nov. 2) Hungarian refugee Andy Grove - born Andras Istvan Grof - came to the U.S. at age 20, studied engineering, and became Intel's third employee. He then spent 40 years building it into one of the world's most profitable companies ever. This book tells how.  Top of page

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