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An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy
An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy

Marc Levinson · Basic Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

The decades after World War II were a golden age across much of the world. It was a time of economic miracles, an era when steady jobs were easy to find and families could see their living standards improving year after year. And then, around 1973, the good times vanished. The world economy...
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The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World
The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World

Brad Stone · Little
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

New York Times bestselling author of "The Everything Store" Brad Stone takes us deep inside the new Silicon Valley. In 2007, the crash had Wall Street and Silicon Valley reeling. The original renegades like Steve Jobs were now the establishment, and tech had become a way of life...
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The Chain: Farm, Factory, and the Fate of Our Food
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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The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and Digital Money Are Challenging the Global Economic Order
The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and Digital Money Are Challenging the Global Economic Order

Paul Vigna · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

Bitcoin became a buzzword overnight. A cyber-enigma with an enthusiastic following, it pops up in headlines and fuels endless media debate. You can apparently use it to buy anything from coffee to cars, yet few people seem to truly understand what it is. This raises the question: Why should...
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The Charles Schwab Guide to Finances After Fifty: Answers to Your Most Important Money Questions
The Charles Schwab Guide to Finances After Fifty: Answers to Your Most Important Money Questions

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz · Crown
Pages: 414
Format: Print book

Here at last are the hard-to-find answers to the dizzying array of financial questions plaguing those who are age fifty and older.The financial world is more complex than ever, and people are struggling to make sense of it all. If you're like most people moving into the phase of life...
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Real Food/Fake Food: Why You Don't Know What You're Eating and What You Can Do about It
Real Food/Fake Food: Why You Don't Know What You're Eating and What You Can Do about It

Larry Olmsted · Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

"Impressive . . . Readers will be inspired by Olmsted's intensity and clarity, and floored by how far some counterfeiters go to fool consumers and some historic food institutions go to protect their products and their names. Olmsted's sharp language will hopefully put fires under counterfeiters...
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Roadmap: The Get-It-Together Guide for Figuring Out What to Do with Your Life
Roadmap: The Get-It-Together Guide for Figuring Out What to Do with Your Life

Nathan Gebhard · Chronicle Books
Format: Print book

This welcome antidote to the conventional career guide answers the old question - "So, what are you going to do with your life?" - in a groundbreaking way. From the team behind the campus and online resource and the inspirational TV series in its eleventh season, ROADMAP helps...
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Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers
Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

The latest groundbreaking tome from Tim Ferriss, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek. From the author: "For the last two years, I've interviewed nearly two hundred world-class performers for my podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show. The guests range from super...
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Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home
Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home

Marcus Samuelsson · Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The award-winning celebrity chef and New York Times best-selling author unwinds at home, sharing 150 relaxed, multicultural dishes
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The Curse of Cash
The Curse of Cash

Kenneth S Rogoff · Princeton University Press
Pages: 248
Format: Print book

From the New York Times bestselling author of This Time Is Different, "a fascinating and important book" (Ben Bernanke) about phasing out paper money to fight crime and tax evasion--and to battle financial crises by tapping the power of negative interest ratesThe world is drowning...
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Pogue's Basics: Money: Essential Tips and Shortcuts
Pogue's Basics: Money: Essential Tips and Shortcuts

David Pogue · Flatiron Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Following the success of the New York Times bestsellers Pogue's Basics: Tech and Pogue's Basics: Lifecomes the next book in the series: Pogue's Basics: Money which will be a timeless reference book of 200 simple tips and tricks for making managing your finances easier. This book will shed...
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The Case Against Sugar
The Case Against Sugar

Gary Taubes · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

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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Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street
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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First, Break All The Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently
First, Break All The Rules: What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently

Gallup Press. · Gallup Press
Pages: 350
Format: Print book

Gallup presents the remarkable findings of its revolutionary study of more than 80,000 managers in First, Break All the Rules, revealing what the world's greatest managers do differently. With vital performance and career lessons and ideas for how to apply them, it is a must-read for managers...
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Competing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice
Competing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice

Clayton M. Christensen · Harperbusiness
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

The foremost authority on innovation and growth presents a path-breaking book every company needs to transform innovation from a game of chance to one in which they develop products and services customers not only want to buy, but are willing to pay premium prices for.How do companies know...
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