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.
Daring Greatly is an excellent parental resource for managing a plethora of very difficult family issues that arise frequently in the process of raising children.
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.
Essential reading for anyone who works for a living.
A shorter but heavier book...co-written by four professors at New York University's Stern School of Business, one of whom used to sit on Freddie's board, is a worthy complement to Ms Morgenson's and Mr Rosner's narrative-based work.
...a succinct, lucid book by Bruce Bartlett, an economist who spent many years in government working for Republican congressmen and in the administrations of Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush.
With an entertaining insider’s perspective, Littlefield transports readers back to a seemingly magical time when half the country would watch the same show.
In such self-awareness and intelligence, such grace when faced with pain and death, we feel the weight of Ward’s crime. And we, too, learn to love Grant.
An inspiring and useful memoir from a significant figure in 21st-century American politics.
Mr Glaeser writes lucidly and spares his readers the equations of his trade. This is popular economics of the best sort.
A pointed, in-the-trenches study whose thrust will be borne out with time.
More impressively, “Full Body Burden” — the title refers to the amount of radioactive material at any time in a human body — becomes a potent examination of the dangers of secrecy.
This essential book – written by a Nobel prizewinning economist and a former chief economist at the World Bank – offers a readable and accessible explanation of how we have been horribly exploited by a greedy and powerful elite.
...not lacking in confidence or pointlessly self-effacing, but calm and honest about the limits to what the author or anyone else can know about what is going to happen next.
...this character's story stuck faithfully to real life.
Whether readers have an interest in aviation or China’s role in the global economy, Fallows’s book makes for an intriguing read, looking at both sides of the picture: reasons for why China might succeed, as well as those for why the country might struggle.
There are very few books which all professional cooks should read but this is one.
Essential background reading for the coming elections.
For me, quality wins. After reading Clay Christensen’s new book, How Will You Measure Your Life?, I’m relieved to know that’s spot-on.
The production statistics cited by Mr Herman, a think-tank scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, still astound.