Business

FINANCE IN AMERICA: AN UNFINISHED STORY

Written by Poovey, Mary
The economic crisis of 2008 led to an unprecedented focus on the world of high finance--and revealed it to be far more arcane and influential than most people could ever have imagined. Any hope of avoiding future crises, it's clear, rest on understanding finance itself.
November 27, 2017 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 528 Pages |
$110.00
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POWER UP: HOW SMART WOMEN WIN IN THE NEW ECONOMY

Written by Yesil, Magdalena
Pioneering Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor Magdalena Yesil came to the United States in 1976 with two suitcases and $43, blind to the challenges she would face as a woman and immigrant in Silicon Valley. Today, she is best known as the first investor and a founding board member of Salesforce, the now-multibillion dollar company that ushered in the era of cloud-based computing.
October 31, 2017 | Hardcover | Seal Press (CA) | 256 Pages |
$27.00
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FREAKONOMICS: A ROGUE ECONOMIST EXPLORES THE HIDDEN SIDE OF EVERYTHING

Written by Dubner, Stephen J
Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner offer the long-awaited paperback edition of Freakonomics, the runaway bestseller, including six Freakonomics columns from the New York Times Magazine and a Q & A with the authors.
August 25, 2009 | Paperback | Harper Perennial |
$16.99
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WORKING WOMAN'S HANDBOOK: IDEAS, INSIGHTS, AND INSPIRATION FOR A SUCCESSFUL CREATIVE CAREER

Written by Lovatt, Phoebe
Want to have an exciting, custom-built career? The Working Woman's Handbook can help you create it. It's the ultimate guide to job satisfaction, filled with practical advice on developing and driving a working life you love.
October 12, 2017 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 176 Pages |
$19.95

FORGED IN CRISIS: THE POWER OF COURAGEOUS LEADERSHIP IN TURBULENT TIMES

Written by Koehn, Nancy
From a brilliant historian at the Harvard Business School, here is a masterful, in-depth portrait of five extraordinary figures--Ernest Shackleton, Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and Rachel Carson--that illuminates how great leaders are made in times of adversity and the diverse skills they summon in order to prevail.
October 3, 2017 | Hardcover | Scribner Book Company | 528 Pages |
$35.00
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LITTLE RED BOOK OF SELLING: 12.5 PRINCIPLES OF SALES GREATNESS: HOW TO MAKE SALES FOREVER

Written by Gitomer, Jeffrey
Short, sweet, and to the point, the book is packed with answers that people are searching for in order to help them make sales for the moment, and for the rest of their lives. People dont like to be sold but they love to buy, has become more than a registered trademark to Gitomer, it's a mantra.
August 5, 2004 | Hardcover | Bard Press (TX) |
$19.95
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CHUTZPAH & CHUTZPAH: SAATCHI & SAATCHI: THE INSIDERS' STORIES

Written by Darke, Nick
This is the story of the rise and rise of advertising giant Saatchi & Saatchi as it has never been told before. With more than 200 astonishing first-hand accounts from the people who were really there, this is a fascinating insight into a remarkable success story and an unorthodox business.
September 1, 2017 | Hardcover | Michael O'Mara Books | 208 Pages |
$27.95
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TRADING BASES: HOW A WALL STREET TRADER MADE A FORTUNE BETTING ON BASEBALL

Written by Peta, Joe
An ex-Wall Street trader improved on Moneyball's famed sabermetrics and beat the Vegas odds with his own betting methods. Here is the story of how Joe Peta turned fantasy baseball into a dream come true.
March 4, 2014 | Paperback | New American Library |
$16.00

SHORTFALL: FAMILY SECRETS, FINANCIAL COLLAPSE, AND A HIDDEN HISTORY OF AMERICAN BANKING

Written by Echols, Alice
Shortfall opens with a surprise discovery in an attic--boxes filled with letters and documents hidden for more than seventy years--and launches into a fast-paced story that uncovers the dark secrets in Echols's family--an upside-down version of the building and loan story at the center of Frank Capra's 1946 movie, It's a Wonderful Life.
October 3, 2017 | Hardcover | New Press | 320 Pages |
$26.95

WTF?!: AN ECONOMIC TOUR OF THE WEIRD

Written by Leeson, Peter T
Step right up! Get your tickets for WTF?! An Economic Tour of the Weird! That's right! This rollicking interactive tour through the museum of social oddities is guaranteed to house the world's weirdest practices--sure to make you say "WTF?!" Did you know that "pre-owned" wives were sold at auction in early modern Britain?
October 17, 2017 | Hardcover | Stanford Economics and Finance | 264 Pages |
$27.95

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