Business & Economics

Beaten Down, Worked Up

Beaten Down, Worked Up

From longtime New York Times labor correspondent, an in-depth and stirring look at working men and women in America, the challenges they face, and the ways in which they...

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Flash Crash

Flash Crash

"[An] extraordinary tale"  —Wall Street Journal"Compelling [and] engaging" —Financial Times"Magnificently detailed yet pacy... Think Trading Places meets Wall...

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The Velvet Rope Economy

The Velvet Rope Economy

From New York Times business reporter Nelson D. Schwartz comes a gripping investigation of how a virtual velvet rope divides Americans in every arena of life, creating...

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Designing Your Work Life

Designing Your Work Life

When Designing Your Life was published in 2016, Stanford’s Bill Burnett and Dave Evans taught readers how to use design thinking to build meaningful, fulfilling lives (“Life has...

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The Nation City

The Nation City

At a time of anxiety about the effectiveness of our national government, Rahm Emanuel provides a clear vision, for both progressives and centrists, of how to get things done in America today--a...

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The Human Network

The Human Network

Here is a fresh, intriguing, and, above all, authoritative book about how our sometimes hidden positions in various social structures—our human networks—shape how we think...

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Bad Blood

Bad Blood

The Financial Times & McKinsey Business Book of the Year   A New York Times Notable Book A Washington Post Notable Book   One of the Best Books of the Year: NPR, San Francisco ChronicleTime, EsquireFortune,...

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The New World Economy: A Beginner's Guide

The New World Economy: A Beginner's Guide

What is blockchain? What is Bitcoin? How can central banks be instrumental in guiding a nation's economy? What are the underlying causes of trade deficits? Do trade wars actually...

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The Passion Economy

The Passion Economy

The brilliant creator of NPR's Planet Money podcast and award-winning New Yorker staff writer explains our current economy: laying out its internal logic and revealing...

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The Art of Noticing for Writers

The Art of Noticing for Writers

A Vintage Shorts selection.Becoming a first-class noticer is crucial to any creative process, but perhaps it is particularly crucial for a writer. In the era of white noise, when...

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Rebooting AI

Rebooting AI

Two leaders in the field offer a compelling analysis of the current state of the art and reveal the steps we must take to achieve a truly robust artificial intelligence.Despite...

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The Robots Are Coming!

The Robots Are Coming!

Staying true to his trademark journalistic approach, Andrés Oppenheimer takes his readers on yet another journey, this time across the globe, in a thought-provoking search...

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Tailspin

Tailspin

In this revelatory narrative covering the years 1967 to 2017, Steven Brill gives us a stunningly cogent picture of the broken system at the heart of our society. He shows us how,...

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New Power

New Power

NOW A NATIONAL BESTSELLERThe definitive guide to spreading ideas, building movements, and leaping ahead in our chaotic, connected age. Get the book New York Times columnist David Brooks...

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The Common Good

The Common Good

Robert B. Reich makes a powerful case for the expansion of America’s moral imagination. Rooting his argument in common sense and everyday reality, he demonstrates...

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Elastic

Elastic

The best-selling author of Subliminal and The Drunkard’s Walk teaches you how to tap into the hidden power of your brain. Elastic is...

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From Global to Local

From Global to Local

This brilliantly original book dismantles the underlying assumptions that drive the decisions made by companies and governments throughout the world, to show that our shared narrative...

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Life 3.0

Life 3.0

New York Times Best SellerHow will Artificial Intelligence affect crime, war, justice, jobs, society and our very sense of being human? The rise of AI has the potential...

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The Kelloggs

The Kelloggs

***2017 National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist for Nonfiction***"What's more American than Corn Flakes?" —Bing CrosbyFrom the much admired medical historian (“Markel shows just how compelling the medical...

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Sleeping Giant

Sleeping Giant

There was a time when America’s working class was seen as the backbone of the American economy, having considerable political, economic, and moral authority. But the working class we have now—far...

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The Excellence Dividend

The Excellence Dividend

“Tom Peters' new book is a bundle of beautiful dynamite. While I've been a CEO for 30 years, I still learned much worth knowing from The Excellence Dividend.  You will...

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Economism

Economism

Here is a bracing deconstruction of the framework for understanding the world that is learned as gospel in Economics 101, regardless of its imaginary assumptions and misleading half-truths.Economism:...

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The Fifth Trimester

The Fifth Trimester

The first three trimesters (and the fourth—those blurry newborn days) are for the baby, but the Fifth Trimester is when the working mom is born. A funny, tells-it-like-it-is guide for new mothers...

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The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution

The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution

In this original, provocative contribution to the debate over economic inequality, Ganesh Sitaraman argues that a strong and sizable middle class is a prerequisite for America’s constitutional system....

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