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PANDEMIC INFORMATION GAP AND THE BRUTAL ECONOMICS OF COVID-19

Written by Gans, Joshua
A guide to the pandemic economy: essential reading about the long-term implications of our current crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic has unleashed a firehose of information (much of it wrong) and an avalanche of opinions (many of them ill-founded). Most of us are so distracted by the everyday awfulness that we don't see the broader issues in play.
November 10, 2020 | Paperback | MIT Press | 160 Pages |
$19.95
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WEALTH OF NATIONS

Written by Smith, Adam
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, The Wealth of Nations has had an equally great impact on the course of modern history.
September 15, 2020 | Paperback | Vintage |
$16.00
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NEW CORPORATION: HOW "GOOD" CORPORATIONS ARE BAD FOR DEMOCRACY

Written by Bakan, Joel
From the author of The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power comes this 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 is at all-time highs, and democracy sits in a precarious situation.
September 8, 2020 | Paperback | Vintage | 240 Pages |
$15.95
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SUPER PUMPED: THE BATTLE FOR UBER

Written by Isaac, Mike
"If you want to understand modern-day Silicon Valley, you need to read this book." --John Carreyrou
September 1, 2020 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 420 Pages |
$18.95
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SAMUELSON FRIEDMAN: THE BATTLE OVER THE FREE MARKET

Written by Wapshott, Nicholas
In 1966 two columnists joined Newsweek magazine. Their assignment: debate the world of business and economics. Paul Samuelson was a towering figure in Keynesian economics, which supported the management of the economy along lines prescribed by John Maynard Keynes's General Theory.
November 10, 2020 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 352 Pages |
$28.95
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BITCOIN BILLIONAIRES: A TRUE STORY OF GENIUS, BETRAYAL, AND REDEMPTION

Written by Mezrich, Ben
From Ben Mezrich, the New York Times bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires and Bringing Down the House, comes Bitcoin Billionaires--the fascinating story of brothers Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss's big bet on crypto-currency and its dazzling pay-off.
August 4, 2020 | Paperback | Flatiron Books | 288 Pages |
$17.99
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BEZONOMICS: HOW AMAZON IS CHANGING OUR LIVES AND WHAT THE WORLD'S BEST COMPANIES ARE LEARNING FROM IT

Written by Dumaine, Brian
An in-depth, revelatory, and unbiased look at Amazon's world-dominating business model, the current competitors either imitating or trying to outfox Amazon, and the ways Bezonomics is shaping the life of every American consumer--from an award-winning Fortune magazine writer. Like Henry Ford, Sam Walton, or Steve Jobs in the early years of Ford, Walmart, and Apple, Jeff Bezos is
May 12, 2020 | Hardcover | Scribner Book Company | 336 Pages |
$28.00
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KOCHLAND: THE SECRET HISTORY OF KOCH INDUSTRIES AND CORPORATE POWER IN AMERICA

Written by Leonard, Christopher
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2019 * WINNER OF THE J ANTHONY LUKAS WORK-IN-PROGRESS AWARD * FINANCIAL TIMES' BEST BOOKS OF 2019 * NPR FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2019 * FINALIST FOR THE FINACIAL TIMES/MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF 2019 * KIRKUS REVIEWS BEST BOOKS OF 2019 * SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOKS OF 2019 "Superb...Amo
October 6, 2020 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster | 704 Pages |
$20.00
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ANGEL IN THE MARKETPLACE: ADWOMAN JEAN WADE RINDLAUB AND THE SELLING OF AMERICA

Written by Wayland-Smith, Ellen
The popular image of a midcentury adwoman is of a feisty girl beating men at their own game, a female Horatio Alger protagonist battling her way through the sexist workplace.
September 1, 2020 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 288 Pages |
$30.00
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DESIGNING YOUR WORK LIFE: HOW TO THRIVE AND CHANGE AND FIND HAPPINESS AT WORK

Written by Evans, Dave
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 questions. They have answers." -The New York Times). The book struck a chord, becoming an instant #1 New York Times bestseller.
February 25, 2020 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 304 Pages |
$27.95

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