THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER - Now in an Updated Edition for Google's 10th Birthday!

"[The authors] do a fine job of recounting Google's rapid rise and explaining its search business." —The New York Times

"An intriguing insider view of the Google culture." —Harvard Business Review

The Google Story
Inside the Hottest Business, Media and
Technology Success of Our Time
David A. Vise and Mark Malseed

Read the critically acclaimed National Bestseller
being published in 26 languages worldwide!

"The most detailed account of [Google's] spectacular rise" —Newsweek      "If it's plot you want, not page rank statistics, [The Google Story] is the best offering so far." —Baltimore Sun      "Fascinating...meticulous...never bogs down" —Houston Chronicle      "An interesting read on a powerhouse company" —USA Today      "Well told... A thorough primer on everything from the childhoods of the founders to its battles with Microsoft and its impact on the advertising industry." —Fortune      "Filled with insider revelations from page one" —PR Week      "A fascinating and compelling story, even for those who know its broad outlines." —Nature      "Highly recommended" —Library Journal      "A[n] excellent history" —The New York Review of Books

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More from the authors:

Mark profiles Sergey Brin and the Brin family in a buzz-generating story in Moment Magazine (February 2007).

David writes in Foreign Policy magazine on ways to "Think Again" about Google.

Mark writes about founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page in B'nai B'rith Magazine.

A Visit to Google: David Vise talks at the Googleplex
Watch or download the video at

David's speaking engagements are handled by Greater Talent Network. Contact David directly at davidvise {at}

Mark lectures and gives educational seminars on Google and search engines. Contact Mark at markmalseed {at}

Latest News & Events
  •       2009
  • June 8, State College, PA
    Mark to deliver the keynote address at the Penn State Web Conference
  •       2008
  • April 6, Tucson, AZ
    Mark to deliver the keynote address at the ACM SIGUCCS Management Symposium
  • Mar. 5, Los Angeles, CA
    Mark to speak at UCLA's Graduate School of Education and Information Studies.
  •       2007
  • Dec. 5, Los Angeles, CA
    Mark speaks at UCLA's Graduate School of Education and Information Studies.
  • May 18, Bethlehem, PA
    Mark speaks about Google's lessons for life and business at Lehigh Univ.'s "Reunion College 2007."
  • April 20, Jakarta, Indonesia
    Mark lectures on Google's culture of innovation at an event hosted by Gramedia, Indonesia's leading publishing group.
  •       2006
  • Nov. 4, Dover, DE.
    Mark to appear at the Delaware State Book Fair to discuss and sign copies of The Google Story
  • May 20, Philadelphia, PA.
    David and Mark to be featured guests at "Google Day" hosted by The Big Talker, WPHT-1210 AM.
  • May 6, Annapolis, MD.
    C-SPAN2 airs David's talk at the Annapolis Book Fair.
  • May 4, Nashville, TN.
    David visits Vanderbilt's First Amendment Center for a conversation with John Seigenthaler.
  • April 18, Washington, DC.
    David answers questions from high school and college students at the Carnegie Endowment's Globalization 101 series. Video available.
  • Mar. 15, Bethlehem, PA.
    Mark gives a talk hosted by Lehigh University's Friends of the Libraries.
  • Feb. 13, Evanston, IL.
    Mark speaks at Northwestern U.'s Medill School of Journalism and Marketing.