...a veritable management page-turner that has interesting things to say about everything from the evolution of British society to the art of transforming huge organisations.
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.
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.
Why was GE closing its fully funded pension plan, while continuing its financially burdensome executive plan? This is the question to which Ellen Schultz’s incisive new book...offers a powerful answer.
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.
The book's no-nonsense approach to tax policy proves surprisingly engaging. Mr Bartlett walks readers through discussions on income and spending—basic concepts made baffling within the context of the tax code.
With an entertaining insider’s perspective, Littlefield transports readers back to a seemingly magical time when half the country would watch the same show.
Maybe if we had remembered the story of fast-talking Ferdie Ward, people would have taken Madoff's promises of riches a little more skeptically.
An inspiring and useful memoir from a significant figure in 21st-century American politics.
In “Triumph of the City,” he has embedded his findings in a book that is at once polymathic and vibrant.
Grunwald's book should be required reading for America's undecided voters (as well as everyone else). If you want to know what the best plan for turning around the US economy is, he has it covered.
A harrowing account of Colorado’s Rocky Flats plutonium plant by a woman who grew up nearby.
“The Price of Inequality,” is the single most comprehensive counterargument to both Democratic neoliberalism and Republican laissez-faire theories
But a book about politics is only about politics. Silver's aiming for something bigger here: He wants to change how we think about predictions in every aspect of our lives.
...known for her honest portrayals of ordinary women in small-town America, and this tale cements her position as an icon of the genre.
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.
...a self-help book that is not a self-help book, based on rigorous research but enlivened by anecdotes about the experiences of a man who is hailed as a model by his students.
"The Good Food Revolution" is inspiring not only because of Allen's own story but because of those of the people around him — his parents and siblings, wife and children.