Business & Economics

Grasp

Grasp

A groundbreaking look at the science of learning: how it works both in the mind and in the classroom, which teaching techniques are most effective, and how schools should (and absolutely should not) use instructional technology. This...

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Power Play

Power Play

Inside the outrageous, come-from-behind story of Elon Musk and Tesla's bid to build the world's greatest car.Elon Musk is among the most controversial titans of Silicon Valley. To some he's...

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The Sack of Detroit

The Sack of Detroit

A provocative, ground-breaking history of the downfall of the American auto industry from the widely praised author of Herbert Hoover: An Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times.In...

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Antitrust

Antitrust

An important, urgently needed book from the much-admired senior senator from Minnesota, and former candidate for president of the United States--a fascinating exploration of antitrust in America...

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Empire of Pain

Empire of Pain

A grand, devastating portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, famed for their philanthropy, whose fortune was built by Valium and whose reputation was destroyed by OxyContin, by the prize-winning, bestselling author of...

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The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity

The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity

"A masterly book" —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of The Black Swan "A classic" —Simon Kuper, Financial Times An economist explores the five laws that confirm our worst fears: stupid people can and do rule the worldThroughout...

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Mine!

Mine!

A hidden set of rules governs who owns what--explaining everything from whether you can recline your airplane seat to why HBO lets you borrow a password illegally--and in this lively and entertaining guide, two acclaimed...

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How to Avoid a Climate Disaster

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLERIn this urgent, authoritative book, Bill Gates sets out a wide-ranging, practical—and accessible—plan for how the world can get to zero...

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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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Religion and the Rise of Capitalism

Religion and the Rise of Capitalism

From one of the nation's preeminent experts on economic policy, a major reassessment of the foundations of modern economic thinking that explores the profound influence of...

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Beginners

Beginners

"Beginners is ultimately about more than learning. It's about the possibilities that reside in all of us."--Daniel H. Pink, New York Times best-selling author of When, Drive, and To Sell...

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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 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 the transformative...

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The Sustainable Economy

The Sustainable Economy

An original, engaging guide to creating a sustainable economy that will combat global warming while also improving our quality of life.Pick an environmental issue. Maybe air pollution, toxic...

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The Wealth of Nations

The Wealth of Nations

The first--and still the most eloquent--expression of the economic theories of capitalism.Published in 1776, in the same year as the Declaration of Independence,...

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The New Corporation

The New Corporation

A deeply informed and unflinching look at the way corporations have slyly rebranded themselves as socially conscious entities ready to tackle society's problems, while CEO compensation soars, income inequality...

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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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Beaten Down, Worked Up

Beaten Down, Worked Up

“A page-turning book that spans a century of worker strikes.... Engrossing, character-driven, panoramic.” —Zephyr Teachout, The New York Times Book ReviewWe live...

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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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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 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

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER •  NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY: NPR, The New York Times Book Review, Time, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post • The McKinsey...

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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 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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