Business

ECONOMISM: BAD ECONOMICS AND THE RISE OF INEQUALITY

Written by Kwak, James
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.
January 10, 2017 | Hardcover | Pantheon Books | 256 Pages |
$25.95

ATTENTION MERCHANTS: THE EPIC SCRAMBLE TO GET INSIDE OUR HEADS

Written by Wu, Tim
From Tim Wu, author of the award-winning The Master Switch ( a New Yorker and Fortune Book of the Year) and who coined the term "net neutrality"--a revelatory, ambitious and urgent account of how the capture and re-sale of human attention became the defining industry of our time. Feeling attention challenged? Even assaulted? American business depends on it.
October 18, 2016 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 416 Pages |
$28.95

WINNERS: AND HOW THEY SUCCEED

Written by Campbell, Alastair
How do sportsmen excel, entrepreneurs thrive, or individuals achieve the ambitions? Is their ability to win innate? Or is the winning mindset something we can all develop?
November 22, 2016 | Paperback | Pegasus Books | 480 Pages |
$15.95

SOMETHING FOR NOTHING: ARBITRAGE AND ETHICS ON WALL STREET

Written by O'Hara, Maureen
In 2001, Goldman Sachs structured a complex financial contract so that its client, the government of Greece, would appear to have far less debt than it actually did. When news of this transaction came out years later, the inevitable question arose: Even though Goldman's actions were legal, were they ethically wrong? Is modern finance itself inherently unethical?
October 25, 2016 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 240 Pages |
$26.95

PRINCIPLES OF BANKING

Written by Choudhry, Moorad
The ultimate guide for bank management: how to survive and thrive throughout the business cycle An essential guide for bankers and students of finance everywhere, The Principles of Banking reiterates that the primary requirement of banking--sound capital and liquidity risk management--had been forgotten in the years prior to the financial crash.
May 29, 2012 | Hardcover | Wiley | 886 Pages |
$125.00

BLOODSPORT: WHEN RUTHLESS DEALMAKERS, SHREWD IDEOLOGUES, AND BRAWLING LAWYERS TOPPLED THE CORPORATE ESTABLISHMENT

Written by Teitelman, Robert
The epic battle of the fascinating, flawed figures behind America's deal culture and their fight over who controls and who benefits from the immense wealth of American corporations. Bloodsport is the story of how the mania for corporate deals and mergers all began.
April 5, 2016 | Hardcover | PublicAffairs | 432 Pages |
$28.99

MINDWARE: TOOLS FOR SMART THINKING

Written by Nisbett, Richard E
Scientific and philosophical concepts can change the way we solve problems by helping us to think more effectively about our behavior and our world. Surprisingly, despite their utility, many of these tools remain unknown to most of us.
August 2, 2016 | Paperback | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 336 Pages |
$15.00

AND THE WEAK SUFFER WHAT THEY MUST?: EUROPE'S CRISIS AND AMERICA'S ECONOMIC FUTURE

Written by Varoufakis, Yanis
A #1 Sunday Times bestseller [UK] A titanic battle is being waged for Europe's integrity and soul, with the forces of reason and humanism losing out to growing irrationality, authoritarianism, and malice, promoting inequality and austerity.
April 12, 2016 | Hardcover | Bold Type Books | 368 Pages |
$27.99

STRAIGHT TO HELL: TRUE TALES OF DEVIANCE, DEBAUCHERY, AND BILLION-DOLLAR DEALS

Written by Lefevre, John
"Some chick asked me what I would do with 10 million bucks. I told her I'd wonder where the rest of my money went."--@GSElevator Darkly funny, remarkably revealing, and utterly unapologetic, Straight to Hell is John LeFevre's own account of his adventures as a globe-conquering investment banker whose career spanned New York, London, and Hong Kong.
May 10, 2016 | Paperback | Grove Press | 336 Pages |
$16.00

SHOE DOG: A MEMOIR BY THE CREATOR OF NIKE

Written by Knight, Phil
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In this candid and riveting memoir, for the first time ever, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight shares the inside story of the company's early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world's most iconic, game-changing, and profitable brands.
April 26, 2016 | Hardcover | Scribner Book Company | 400 Pages |
$29.00

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