Danza’s writing style is accessible to a wide audience, and while there might be a bit of the jocular boss left in him, he provides insights into a teacher’s daily life.
The highest ever score in FIFA and the smallest arcade machine have all been honoured in the Guinness World Records 2013 Gamer’s Edition.
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.
Essential reading for anyone who works for a living.
...the former NBC news anchor diagrams what's wrong with the country and how to fix it. Education reform, he says, is a silver bullet every bit as important to the nation's progress now as civil rights was in the 1960s.
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.
...the overwhelmed Arthur and larger portraits of the truly impressive Garfield and the thoroughly insane Guiteau make for compulsive reading.
Mr. Lessig’s analysis of the distorting effects of money is, in the main, dead on.
If you choose to give this delightful book to your high school or college graduate, tell the recipient it’s not necessary to start at the beginning with the “Thirteen Rules” - just pick it up anywhere and enjoy.
“Little America” is a brilliant and courageous work of reportage.
In “Triumph of the City,” he has embedded his findings in a book that is at once polymathic and vibrant.
...a visually entrancing collection of illustrations...
Kurlansky manages to capture not only the humanity of the man who helped wield the final death blow to regionality and seasonality but also the fact that, in his era, a completely different world-view and logic dominated.
Many of the 50 recipes are made with plenty of butter and sugar; a flawless rendition of dulce de leche brownies is sure to become the home baker's equivalent of that très chic little black dress, returned to again and again.
Aside from too many lurid terrorist scenarios, this is an intelligent account of the mess we are making of the planet; the unsettling conclusion: that humans may survive because we are resilient, not because we can fix matters.
A well-balanced narrative of varied humanity, captured in their simultaneously glorious and worrisome diversity.
...an already compelling plot, with its near-perfect marriage of the technical and the psychological, and with its (mostly) endearing cast of characters (from Devi and Badim to Freya, her generation of friends, the agreeable and naysayers alike, and the absolutely delightful and radically essential ship computer itself), even more compelling.
“The Price of Inequality,” is the single most comprehensive counterargument to both Democratic neoliberalism and Republican laissez-faire theories
Rich in detail, enthralling, and moving: a classic Presidential biography.
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.