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All You Need to Know About the Music Business: Ninth Edition

Donald S Passman · Simon & Schuster, 2015.
Pages: 516
Format: Print book

"The industry bible" (Los Angeles Times) , now updated, essential for anyone in the music business - musicians, songwriters, lawyers, agents, promoters, publishers, executives, and managers - trying to navigate the rapid transformation of the industry.For more than twenty years,...
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Energy: A Human History

RICHARD RHODES · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author Richard Rhodes reveals the fascinating history behind energy transitions over time - wood to coal to oil to electricity and beyond.People have lived and died, businesses have prospered and failed, and nations have risen to world power...
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The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies

Ben Fritz · Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The stunning metamorphosis of twenty-first-century Hollywood and what lies ahead for the art and commerce of film In the past decade, Hollywood has endured a cataclysm on a par with the end of silent film and the demise of the studio system. Stars and directors have seen their power dwindle,...
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Invisibles: The Power of Anonymous Work in an Age of Relentless Self-Promotion

David Zweig · Portfolio Penguin
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

An inspiring look at the hidden stars in every field who perform essential work without recognition In a culture where so many strive for praise and glory, what kind of person finds the greatest reward in anonymous work? Expanding from his acclaimed Atlantic article, "What Do Fact-Checkers...
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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

JOHN CARREYROU · Knopf
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the multibillion-dollar biotech startup, by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end, despite pressure from their charismatic CEO and threats by her lawyers.In 2014,...
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Americana: A 400-Year History of American Capitalism

BHU SRINIVASAN · Penguin Press
Pages: 576
Format: Hardcover

From the days of the Mayflower and the Virginia Company, America has been a place for people to dream, invent, build, tinker, and bet the farm in pursuit of a better life. Americana takes us on a four-hundred-year journey of this spirit of innovation and ambition through a series of Next...
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The Value of Everything: Who Makes and Who Takes from the Real Economy

Mariana Mazzucato · PublicAffairs
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A work of tremendous ambition, academic rigor, and originality, The Value of Everything argues that American companies have for too long been valued according to the amount of wealth they capture for themselves rather than for the value they create for the economy. In fact, Pfizer, Amazon,...
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Get What's Yours for Medicare: Maximize Your Coverage, Minimize Your Costs

Philip Moeller · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 291
Format: Print book

A coauthor of the New York Times bestselling guide to Social Security Get What's Yours authors an essential companion to explain Medicare, the nation's other major benefit for older Americans. Learn how to maximize your health coverage and save money.Social Security provides the bulk of most...
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Discover Your True North

Bill George · Jossey-Bass; Expanded and Updated Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The Leadership Classic, Discover Your True North, expanded for today's leaders Discover Your True North is the best-selling leadership classic that enables you to become an authentic leader by discovering your True North. Originally based on first-person interviews with 125 leaders,...
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Reach: A New Strategy to Help You Step Outside Your Comfort Zone, Rise to the Challenge , and Build Confidence

Andy Molinsky · Avery Pub Group
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Do you feel comfortable delivering bad news? Do you look forward to speaking in public? Do you enjoy networking? Is it easy for you to speak your mind and be assertive with friends and colleagues? If you answered no to any of these questions, this book can help! What often sets successful...
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Great at Work: How Top Performers Work Less and Achieve More

Henri Vernes · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Great by Choice comes an authoritative, practical guide to individual performance - based on analysis from an exhaustive, groundbreaking study.Why do some people perform better at work than others? This deceptively simple question continues...
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The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads

Tim Wu · Knopf
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

From Tim Wu, author of the award-winning The Master Switch and who coined the phrase "net neutrality"--a revelatory look at the rise of "attention harvesting," and its transformative effect on our society and our selves. Attention merchant: an industrial-scale harvester...
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Work Pause Thrive: How to Pause for Parenthood without Killing Your Career

Lisen Stromberg · Benbella Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

In today's work-first culture, career women with children are told they have two options: lean in or opt out. Pouring all your energy into work can mean compromising your commitment to your family. Leaving your job can mean sacrificing the career you've spent years cultivating.Work...
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Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street

SHEELAH KOLHATKAR · RANDOM HOUSE
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

For readers of deeply reported nonfiction such as The Big Short and Dark Money comes the story of the largest insider trading investigation in history - and the rise and fall of the Wall Street legend who rewrote all the rules.
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