...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.
A pertinent work of journalistic research that will gain fresh meaning as authoritarian regimes both evolve and fall.
A gripping account of academic politics and the birth of the pharmaceutical industry.
Richard Brookhiser...conveys the man in full and files a strong paternity suit pointing to Madison as the father of American politics.
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.
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.
Dionne presents a mash-up course in philosophy and graduate-level American history, written in an avuncular style with choice nuggets of deadpan wit.
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.
Forget world records like most consecutive hiccups while upside-down or most railroad spikes jammed up a guy’s nose. Give me the more accessible couch-spud freakdom that is setting video game records.
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.
...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.
...the author effectively allows the depressing events to speak for themselves.
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.
Best of all, Mr. Fate is a fan of the coyote. . .
Pity the Beautiful retains all that is wonderful about Gioia’s poetry—deep engagement with common life struggles, surprising use of perspective, the use of poetry as both thought piece and narrative.