Twitter's massive IPO isn't the only reason why the company is dominating headlines today. Hatching Twitter by New York Times reporter Nick Bilton is a new book released just two days ago that describes the internal corporate drama that almost ran the micromessaging service into the ground.
This narrative is not uncommon amongst tech's largest companies. Tales of executive infighting, betrayal, and imitation are common threads among Twitter, Apple, Facebook, and many of Silicon Valley's biggest names. They are telling sagas about how it takes more than innovation, technology, and talented engineers to run the companies that make popular products. Click on for more riveting reads like Hatching Twitter about start-ups-turned-enterprises and the executives behind their transformations.