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Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World

JOSHUA B FREEMAN · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping, global history of the rise of the factory and its effects on society.We live in a factory-made world: modern life is built on three centuries of advances in factory production, efficiency, and technology. But giant factories have also fueled our fears about the future since...
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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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Foreclosure Survival Guide, The: Keep Your House or Walk Away With Money in Your Pocket

Stephen Elias Attorney · NOLO
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

Facing foreclosure? Put together a plan. Take action. When you're in foreclosure, there's no time to waste. You need to know your options so you can do what's right for you and your family now. But things have changed since the Great Recession. The Foreclosure Survival Guide has up-to-date...
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How To Make It in the New Music Business: Practical Tips on Building a Loyal Following and Making a Living as a Musician

Ari Herstand · Liveright Publishing Corp
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

"Ari is at the front of the front. He gets it. I've read a hundred how-to-make-it-in-the-music-biz books, and this one is today's definitive, comprehensive manual." -- Jack Conte, 150 million YouTube views, Pomplamoose, CEO of PatreonForget everything you think you know...
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Knock 'em Dead: The Ultimate Job Search Guide

MARTIN YATE · Adams Media
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Completely updated with new material, this bestselling job search guide can help you keep up with changes in the job market - from updating the language of your resume to using social media networking to make professional connections that are essential in finding new employment opportunities.For...
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The Myth of the Nice Girl: Achieving a Career You Love Without Becoming a Person You Hate

Fran Hauser · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A candid guide for ambitious women who want to succeed without losing themselves in the process In THE MYTH OF THE NICE GIRL, Fran Hauser deconstructs the negative perception of "niceness" that many women struggle with in the business world. If women are nice, they are seen as weak...
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One Nation Under Gold: How One Precious Metal Has Dominated the American Imagination for Four Centuries

James Ledbetter · Liveright
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

One Nation Under Gold examines the countervailing forces that have long since divided America -- whether gold should be a repository of hope, or a damaging delusion that has long since derailed the rational investor.Worshipped by Tea Party politicians but loathed by sane economists, gold...
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Rescuing Retirement

TERESA GHILARDUCCI · Columbia University Press
Pages: 168
Format: Hardcover

Everyone deserves to be able to retire with dignity, but this core feature of the social contract is in jeopardy. Companies have swerved away from pensions, and most of the workforce has woefully inadequate retirement savings. If we don't act to fix this broken system, rates of impoverishment...
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Selling Your House: Nolo's Essential Guide

Ilona M Bray · Nolo
Pages: 246
Format: Print book

What's the best way to get the highest return if you want to sell your home now? With pent-up demand for homes, you hope yours will inspire multiple offers; but want to make sure to choose a solid one that will proceed successfully to closing. Selling Your House: Nolo's Essential Guide...
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Simply Electrifying: The Technology that Transformed the World, from Benjamin Franklin to Elon Musk

Craig R. Roach · BenBella Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Imagine your life without the internet. Without phones. Without television. Without sprawling cities. Without the freedom to continue working and playing after the sun goes down. Electricity is at the core of all modern life. It has transformed our society more than any other technology....
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Social Security For Dummies

Jonathan Peterson · For Dummies
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

For the newest edition, laws, dates and resources will be updated, new policies will be discussed, in relation to social security. Since its inception in 1937, workers across the United States have set aside a portion of their wages to fund the Social Security Administration. For many,...
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Tailspin: The People and Forces Behind America's Fifty-Year Fall--and Those Fighting to Reverse It

Steven Brill · Knopf
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning journalist and best-selling author of America's Bitter Pill: a tour de force examination of 1) how and why major American institutions no longer serve us as they should, causing a deep rift between the vulnerable majority and the protected few, and 2) how some...
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ThriftStyle: The Ultimate Bargain Shopper's Guide to Smart Fashion

Allison Engel · Imagine
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

"A must-have guide for bargain-hunting fashionistas looking to make a statement without sabotaging their budgets. In this photo-filled, easy-to-use resource, shoppers will learn to navigate the racks of their local consignment shop, spot name brands like Versace, Dior, and Burberry,...
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Videocracy: How YouTube Is Changing the World . . . with Double Rainbows, Singing Foxes, and Other Trends We Can't Stop Watching

Kevin Allocca · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From YouTube's Head of Culture and Trends, a rousing and illuminating behind-the-scenes exploration of internet video's massive impact on our world.Whether your favorite YouTube video is a cat on a Roomba, "Gangnam Style," the "Bed Intruder" song, an ASAPscience explainer,...
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Worth It: Your Life, Your Money, Your Terms

AMANDA STEINBERG · Gallery Books
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

From the founder and superstar CEO of DailyWorth.com, the go-to financial site for women with more than one million subscribers, comes a fresh book that shows women how to view money as a source of personal power and freedom - and live life on their own terms.Millions of women want to create...
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