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The Age of Addiction: How Bad Habits Became Big Business

David T. Courtwright · Belknap Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From a leading expert on addiction, a provocative, singularly authoritative history of how sophisticated global businesses have targeted the human brain's reward centers, driving us to addictions ranging from oxycodone to Big Macs to Assassin's Creed to Snapchat -- with alarming social...
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The 21-Day Financial Fast: Your Path to Financial Peace and Freedom

Michelle Singletary · Zondervan
Pages: 255
Format: Paperback

Financial Peace and Freedom in 21 Days In The 21-Day Financial Fast, award-winning writer and The Washington Post columnist Michelle Singletary proposes a field-tested financial challenge. For twenty-one days, participants will put away their credit cards and buy only the barest essentials....
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Needles and Haystacks: Smart Thinking in the Age of New Data

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz · Dey Street Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

An Economist Best Book of the YearA PBS NewsHour Book of the YearAn Entrepeneur Top Business Book An Amazon Best Book of the Year in Business and LeadershipNew York Times BestsellerForeword by Steven Pinker, author of The Better Angels of our Nature Blending the informed analysis of The Signal...
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Your Score: An Insider's Secrets to Understanding, Controlling, and Protecting Your Credit Score

ANTHONY DAVENPORT · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The most comprehensive insider's look at what every consumer needs to know about their credit score - and most importantly, how to fix it Like it or not, a healthy credit score is essential if you want to participate in today's financial world. But very few people actually understand how their...
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Autumn Light: Season of Fire and Farewells

Pico Iyer · Knopf
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From one of our most astute observers of human nature, a far-reaching exploration of Japanese history and culture and a moving meditation on impermanence, mortality, and grief.For years, Pico Iyer has split his time between California and Nara, Japan, where he and his Japanese wife, Hiroko,...
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American Default: The Untold Story of FDR, the Supreme Court, and the Battle over Gold

SEBASTIAN EDWARDS · Princeton University Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The untold story of how FDR did the unthinkable to save the American economyThe American economy is strong in large part because nobody believes that America would ever default on its debt. Yet in 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt did just that, when in a bid to pull the country out of depression,...
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How to Create a Resume That Doesn't Suck

Benjamin Paul · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 152
Format: Paperback

Discover the Secrets to Writing the Perfect Resume? Not sure how to create a resume that gets noticed by recruiters? Want to know how to present yourself in a professional - and non-creepy - way? Looking for a super-simple guide to creating an engaging cover letter? Worry not! Because...
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Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide

Stephen Fishman · NOLO
Pages: 440
Format: Paperback

This book covers all the key changes for landlords under the new tax laws. Rental real estate provides more tax benefits than almost any other investment. Whether you own a ten-unit rental apartment building or rent a room in your home through Airbnb, you need to know about all the valuable...
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This Complete Guide to Your First Rental Property: A Step-By-Step Plan from the Experts Who Do It Every Day

Atlantic Publishing Group Inc · Atlantic Publishing
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

This revised book covers property/tenant selection, advertising, credit verification, deposits, rent, late notices, and more.-- (3/19/2015 12:00:00 AM)
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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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Blue Ocean Shift: Beyond Competing - Proven Steps to Inspire Confidence and Seize New Growth

W. Chan Kim · Hachette Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

BLUE OCEAN SHIFT is the essential follow up to Blue Ocean Strategy, the classic and 3.6 million copy global bestseller by world-renowned professors Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne. Drawing on more than a decade of new work, Kim and Mauborgne show you how to move beyond competing, inspire...
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Launch!: The Critical 90 Days from Idea to Market

Scott Duffy · Portfolio
Pages: 218
Format: Hardcover

WANT TO GET YOUR BIG IDEA TO MARKET? In 90 days, you can successfully launch a new business, product, or service by following the steps in this playbook. Ninety-seven percent of a rocket's fuel is used in the first three feet of its launch. The same is true when launching a new business....
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101 Job Interview Questions You'll Never Fear Again

James Reed · Plume
Pages: 269
Format: Paperback

"An insider's guide to the perfect interview." - Daily Express What are job interviewers actually looking for in a candidate? What questions will they ask? What does each question really mean? What are the answers that will secure you the job? James Reed, chairman of one of the world's...
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Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home

Ilona Bray · Nolo
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

Everything a buyer needs to know to buy a first home, with insider tips and advice from the experts! Rental prices have gone through the roof, more homes are coming up for sale, and buying a home remains a sound investment. But how do you know whether you're ready? And what steps should...
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Every Landlord's Legal Guide

MARCIA STEWART · NOLO
Pages: 496
Format: Paperback

Every Landlord's Legal Guide gives landlords and property managers the legal and practical solutions they need to rent residential property right. From move-in to move-out, this book covers a wide range of issues, including fair housing, repairs, sublets, screening for good tenants,...
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