Non Fiction

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ELI AND THE OCTOPUS: THE CEO WHO TRIED TO REFORM ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST NOTORIOUS CORPORATIONS

Written by Garcia, Matt
The poignant rise and fall of an idealistic immigrant who, as CEO of a major conglomerate, tried to change the way America did business before he himself was swallowed up by corporate corruption. At 8 a.m. on February 3, 1975, Eli Black leapt to his death from the 44th floor of Manhattan's Pan Am building.
April 18, 2023 | Hardcover | Harvard University Press | 280 Pages |
$27.95
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OTHER GREAT GAME: THE OPENING OF KOREA AND THE BIRTH OF MODERN EAST ASIA

Written by Jager, Sheila Miyoshi
A dramatic new telling of the dawn of modern East Asia, placing Korea at the center of a transformed world order wrought by imperial greed and devastating wars. In the nineteenth century, Russia participated in two "great games" one, well known, pitted the tsar's empire against Britain in Central Asia.
May 9, 2023 | Hardcover | Belknap Press | 624 Pages |
$39.95
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WORLD OF SUGAR: HOW THE SWEET STUFF TRANSFORMED OUR POLITICS, HEALTH, AND ENVIRONMENT OVER 2,000 YEARS

Written by Bosma, Ulbe
The definitive 2,500-year history of sugar and its human costs, from its little-known origins as a luxury good in Asia to worldwide environmental devastation and the obesity pandemic. For most of history, humans did without refined sugar. After all, it serves no necessary purpose in our diets, and extracting it from plants takes hard work and ingenuity.
May 9, 2023 | Hardcover | Belknap Press | 464 Pages |
$35.00
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FEARLESS WOMEN: FEMINIST PATRIOTS FROM ABIGAIL ADAMS TO BEYONCÉ

Written by Cobbs, Elizabeth
This passionate and inspiring book by the New York Times bestselling author of The Hello Girls shows us that the quest for women's rights is deeply entwined with the founding story of the United States. When America became a nation, a woman had no legal existence beyond her husband. If he abused her, she couldn't leave without abandoning her children.
March 7, 2023 | Hardcover | Belknap Press | 480 Pages |
$35.00
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MAGNIFICENT BOAT: THE COLONIAL THEFT OF A SOUTH SEAS CULTURAL TREASURE

Written by Aly, Götz
From an eminent and provocative historian, a wrenching parable of the ravages of colonialism in the South Pacific. Countless museums in the West have been criticized for their looted treasures, but few as trenchantly as the Humboldt Forum, which displays predominantly non-Western art and artifacts in a modern reconstruction of the former Royal Palace in Berlin.
March 7, 2023 | Hardcover | Belknap Press | 224 Pages |
$29.95
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MADMAN IN THE WHITE HOUSE: SIGMUND FREUD, AMBASSADOR BULLITT, AND THE LOST PSYCHOBIOGRAPHY OF WOODROW WILSON

Written by Weil, Patrick
"A rich study of the role of personal psychology in the shaping of the new global order after World War I. So long as so much political power is concentrated in one human mind, we are all at the mercy of the next madman in the White House."
May 16, 2023 | Hardcover | Harvard University Press | 400 Pages |
$35.00
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AGE OF SCIENTIFIC WELLNESS: WHY THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE IS PERSONALIZED, PREDICTIVE, DATA-RICH, AND IN YOUR HANDS

Written by Price, Nathan
Taking us to the cutting edge of the new frontier of medicine, a visionary biotechnologist and a pathbreaking researcher show how we can optimize our health in ways that were previously unimaginable. We are on the cusp of a major transformation in healthcare--yet few people know it.
April 4, 2023 | Hardcover | Belknap Press | 352 Pages |
$29.95
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IRON AND BLOOD: A MILITARY HISTORY OF THE GERMAN-SPEAKING PEOPLES SINCE 1500

Written by Wilson, Peter H
From the author of the acclaimed The Thirty Years War and Heart of Europe, a masterful, landmark reappraisal of German military history, and of the preconceptions about German militarism since before the rise of Prussia and the world wars. German military history is typically viewed as an inexorable march to the rise of Prussia and the two world wars, the road paved by
February 14, 2023 | Hardcover | Belknap Press | 976 Pages |
$39.95
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WHAT I LEARNED ABOUT INVESTING FROM DARWIN

Written by Prasad, Pulak
"Active fund management is one of the most notable methods for investing. Yet short-termism continues as an investment methodology, and active fund management benchmarks vs. the market are trending downward. Warren Buffett, leader of Berkshire Hathaway, has advocated for long-term investing as the best method to great success.
May 23, 2023 | Hardcover | Columbia Business School Publishing |
$29.95
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NARROW CAGE AND OTHER MODERN FAIRY TALES

Vasily Eroshenko was one of the most remarkable transnational literary figures of the early twentieth century: a blind multilingual Esperantist from Ukraine who joined left-wing circles in Japan and befriended the famous modernist writer Lu Xun in China. Born in a small Ukrainian village in imperial Russia, he was blinded at a young age by complications from measles.
March 7, 2023 | Paperback | Columbia University Press | 304 Pages |
$25.00

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