What emerges is the picture of a management team, under Sir Terry, that was able to balance detail and strategy, simplification and choice, abundant data – that Clubcard again – and useful insight.
A pertinent work of journalistic research that will gain fresh meaning as authoritarian regimes both evolve and fall.
Peter Pringle's new book "Experiment Eleven" documents a shocking scandal in the history of medicine...
...captures the delicate, complex and important ideas Madison formed and the lengths he went to to see to fruition the events that have contributed to the success of the experiment of a republic.
Uneven, but patient readers will be rewarded with lessons about persistence and the joy of running.
It is not about race and reconciliation, but about ordinary families in their untidy glory, and what we can learn by unearthing their stories.
Teachers will appreciate Danza’s advocacy, and perhaps readers who know him from TV will be moved to consider the urgent questions he raises.
Despite its sometimes academic tone, Tea Partiers and Occupiers alike may be surprised and enlightened by this lucid analysis, all the more convincing for its sympathetic treatment of both sides of the argument.
With almost every turn of a page, there’s a flash of recognition. “I didn’t know you could eat that!” you find yourself saying.
The Guinness World Records 2013 Gamer’s Edition offers the gamers a way to see different achievements throughout the gaming world and to learn more about other people in the world to which they dedicate a lot of time.
McGuire applies a hard-boiled mentality and a keen appreciation for mythology to a blend of politics, magic, and romance to make this the most entertaining series installment to date.
Brown’s theories . . . will draw readers in and have them considering what steps they would dare to take if shame and fear were not present.
...but the man has brought the country a little closer to his way of seeing things. And his journey as explained by Brian Doherty is a fascinating one.
Patterson's prose sometimes has the overly breathless air of an airport thriller. But it is underpinned by an invaluable piece of timely journalism that should be read by regulators and anyone with a cent in the stock market.
He has written a haunting book, and the story it tells is hardly over. He is living out a sequel that is no less strange and magickal than what he has already been through.
Phillips’s major accomplishment is to recover that sense of excitement, confusion and improvisation as, almost providentially, the perfect storm formed.
He brings home the fundamental rashness and recklessness of the American response to the Sept. 11 attack.
For anyone seriously interested in the retirement industry — and that’s what it amounts to, an industry — this book should be required reading.
But while their book is turbid in places, it is more multi-dimensional and nuanced than most other books on the bloody crossroads where real estate and banking meet.
. . .there are real gems of insight and wit on the diverse topics of appreciating nature, love and sex, technology, parenthood, the solitary life, art, self-reliance, reason and aging.