"The author’s ideas are well-documented and delivered in a readable style, and the book offers a compelling, detailed account of modern China...Nanto’s timely, accessible study is for any reader who seeks an objective, non-partisan viewpoint on the giant of Asia."
"As the tax code continues to come under fire from political candidates, tax experts and taxpayers, Tanner’s book is a noble and useful endeavor. It offers a valuable comparison of current tax regulations, proposed reforms and the author’s own “20/20” proposal and is highly recommended for anyone seeking a solid understanding of the tax code."
"With 45 years of experience in the auto repair, body, customizing and restoration businesses, Bob Bacon may not know it all, but he comes close...At 65 pages, the book seems a tad thin. With all his experience, Bacon probably could have filled twice as many pages with interesting stories and good advice."
"Bezgodov offers an admirably thoughtful plan for the underpinnings of his project, and his work would represent a significant entry into the discussion of current environmental issues. Unfortunately, his text is heavily marred by grammatical problems."
"Bal takes a thoughtful, big-picture approach to analyzing the present and future economies of the world in his short book...Bal’s concepts are grand, but with so few of his ideas fleshed out, this is more of a jumping-off point for those interested in economic theory than it is a useful blueprint for the future."
"In this intriguing account of his tenure at Social Media Startup Involver, Beck delivers on his promise to take readers behind the scenes. As his story unfolds, readers encounter both a good narrative arc and practical business knowledge."
"This shelf-bending fantasy poem—about a heroic female fox and her epic journey of self-discovery—is written entirely in rhyming couplets..this is an ambitious and highly impressive undertaking. Fans of Tolkien will be delighted to find more than a few subtle references to Middle-earth sprinkled throughout the story: 'Won’t we, my precious?'"
"Slatyer’s charts are absolutely fascinating, taking traditional historical timelines and interspersing them with climate events which, he argues, seminally affected the history of that culture or nation. The result is a completely different chronology of political, social, and economic history than is available in other texts."
"A collection of papers, speeches and radio broadcasts by an eminent African leader, this book comprises writings on statistics, ethnic issues, education, governance, and other concerns central to life in Ghana..Although the readership will be limited, it is a noteworthy contribution to the annals of progress in Daasebre’s native land."
"This book lays out the basics of banking, accounting and the economy. While the writing is a bit dry at times, it's always clear and understandable, with concepts broken down to the basics. Banking on Confidence stands apart from other financial guides, both in its wide-ranging content and its clear, compelling delivery."
… Fagoyinbo has done a remarkable job bringing together information on the army, navy and air forces of different nations.
"Will Slatyer begins his three-chapter study of Cyclic history with an interesting survey of recurrent patterns found in nature, religion, the weather, and economics. The survey, however, ends abruptly, with no conclusion (or notes or bibliography), so readers aren’t privy to the author’s views on his own evidence."
"There Are No Bounds is an autobiography written by high school dropout turned multimillionaire businessman and entrepreneur Wally Noel. It’s easy to admire the author as he tells his personal rags-to-riches story. As the book progresses, though, the tone becomes increasingly self-congratulatory, which may not sit well with some readers."
“This book, by an author who lives in South Africa, offers elementary, practical advice for entrepreneurs and small businesspeople…The author’s is a positive, affirming voice. She takes the tone of an experienced, maternal figure offering nuggets from a treasure trove of knowledge earned in both failure and success.”
"Dorsey’s vast knowledge of his collaborator-friend is solid, and his too-far-and-few-between anecdotes about the man 30 years his senior are rich…"
“This is the first novel in a two-part series detailing the creation of an international cosmetics empire…Where author Crystal Russell, an attorney, shines is in her clear and succinct explanations of legal issues. If only she had brought such clarity to all other aspects of the story.”
“In his immensely entertaining and deftly written memoir, Graeme Allen tells a worldly wise tale of a life spent working in the tourism and hospitality trades in his native Ireland, as well as in Australia and…China…(it) is a delightful addition to business and entrepreneurial literature.”
… a mind-boggling but intensely thought-provoking look at the next century that will leave readers … wondering what life will be like for themselves and their children.
“Case of South Sudan can be recommended for its cogent political history of this nation…(which) appears to be one of the few such studies of South Sudan in print.”
“(The author) draws on his experience as an investor and entrepreneur, sharing the wisdom of an investing life in his personal guide to becoming wealthy…veteran investors should enjoy his take on world economics…while neophytes will find inspiration and some information to get them started.”