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The Case Against Sugar

Gary Taubes · Knopf
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening exposé that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick. Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent...
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An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back

Elisabeth Rosenthal · Penguin Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times bestseller.At a moment of drastic political upheaval, An American Sickness is a shocking investigation into our dysfunctional healthcare system - and offers practical solutions to its myriad problems."Patients can save thousands of dollars by purchasing An American...
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Move: Putting America's Infrastructure Back in the Lead

Rosabeth Moss Kanter · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

"America has been waiting for a call to think big and act big as we envision our transportation future. Kanter's important book is it." -- Deval Patrick, governor of Massachusetts, 2007 -- 2015Americans are stuck. We live with travel delays on congested roads, shipping delays...
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Angel Investing: The Gust Guide to Making Money and Having Fun Investing in Startups

David S. Rose · Wiley; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Achieve annual returns of 25% or more with a well-designed angel portfolio Written by David S. Rose, the founder of Gust the global platform that powers the world of organized professional angel investing Angel Investing is a comprehensive, entertaining guide that walks readers through...
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Economics: The User's Guide

Ha-Joon Chang · Bloomsbury
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

In his bestselling 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism, Cambridge economist Ha-Joon Chang brilliantly debunked many of the predominant myths of neoclassical economics. Now, in an entertaining and accessible primer, he explains how the global economy actually works--in real-world...
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Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America

Glenn Hubbard · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

In this groundbreaking book, two economists explain why economic imbalances cause civil collapse— and why the United States could be next. From the Ming Dynasty to Ottoman Turkey to imperial Spain, the Great Powers of the world emerged as the greatest economic, political, and military...
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The Artist's Compass: The Complete Guide to Building a Life and a Living in the Performing Arts

Rachel Moore · Touchstone
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

An inspiring, real world guide for artists in the classic bestselling tradition of What Color Is Your Parachute? that shows how to build a successful, stable career in the performing arts, from the President and CEO of the Los Angeles Music Center who has carved her own success through...
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Miss Manners Minds Your Business

Judith Martin · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A witty guide to managing a real life wisely in a work-centered world. What do your colleagues, overlords, underlings, clients, and customers have in common? Not knowing how much they annoy you. Not to mention how much you may be annoying them. The route from cubicle to corner office is strewn...
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Quick and Nimble: Lessons from Leading CEOs on How to Create a Culture of Innovation

Adam Bryant · Times Books/Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

More than two hundred CEOs reveal their candid insights on how to build and foster a corporate culture that encourages innovation and drives resultsIn Quick and Nimble, Adam Bryant draws on interviews with more than two hundred CEOs to offer business leaders the wisdom and guidance to move...
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Economism: Bad Economics and the Rise of Inequality

James Kwak · Pantheon Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Here is a bracing deconstruction of the framework for understanding the world that is learned as gospel in Economics 101, regardless of its imaginary assumptions and misleading half-truths.Economism: an ideology that distorts the valid principles and tools of introductory college economics,...
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Game-Changer: Game Theory and the Art of Transforming Strategic Situations

David McAdams · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A radically new, and easily learned, way to outstrategize your rivals. “The wise win before they fight, while the ignorant fight to win.” So wrote Zhuge Liang, the great Chinese military strategist. He was referring to battlefield tactics, but the same can be said about any strategic...
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The Smart Woman's Guide to Planning for Retirement: How to Save for Your Future Today

Mary Hunt · Revell
Format: Hardcover

What does a woman want to do when she retires? Travel? Pursue hobbies? Spend time with friends and family? We all have dreams about what those days will be like. But when it comes to turning those dreams into reality, women's retirement confidence and know-how is low. According to a 2012...
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Dream Year: Make the Leap from a Job You Hate to a Life You Love

Ben Arment · Portfolio
Format: Hardcover

Somewhere along the road to adulthood, dreams get pushed aside - for bills, for fear, for ease. And so you settle into an unfulfilling, perhaps even unpleasant career. But what if someone could guide you, step-by-step, as you identify, plan, and launch your dream career-in just one year....
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The Chain: Farm, Factory, and the Fate of Our Food

Ted Genoways · Harper
Format: Hardcover

A powerful and important work of investigative journalism that explores the runaway growth of the American meatpacking industry and its dangerous consequences.On the production line in American packinghouses, there is one cardinal rule the chain never slows. Every year, the chain conveyors...
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Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want

Michael S Hyatt · Baker Books
Pages: 203
Format: Print book

Each of us has but one life to live on this earth. What we do with it is our choice. Are we drifting through it as spectators, reacting to our circumstances when necessary and wondering just how we got to this point anyway? Or are we directing it, maximizing the joy and potential of every...
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