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Crude Nation: How Oil Riches Ruined Venezuela

Raul Gallegos · University of Nebraska Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Beneath Venezuelan soil lies an ocean of crude - the world's largest reserves - an oil patch that shaped the nature of the global energy business. Unfortunately, a dysfunctional anti-American, leftist government controls this vast resource and has used its wealth to foster voter support,...
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Pause: Harnessing the Life-Changing Power of Giving Yourself a Break

Rachael O'Meara · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Feeling overwhelmed, burned out, or stuck? Discover the power of the pause. Sometimes life throws you for a loop. You're stressed out at your job; you're torn between work and family; your motivation and productivity are taking a nosedive. Your impulse might be to lean in and tough...
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A History of the United States in Five Crashes: Stock Market Meltdowns That Defined a Nation

Scott Nations · William Morrow
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

In this absorbing, smart, and accessible blend of economic and cultural history, Scott Nations, a longtime trader, financial engineer, and CNBC contributor, takes us on a journey through the five significant stock market crashes in the past century to reveal how they defined the United...
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Shortfall: Family Secrets, Financial Collapse, and a Hidden History of American Banking

Alice Echols · The New Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Shortfall opens with a surprise discovery in an attic - boxes filled with letters and documents hidden for more than seventy years - and launches into a fast-paced story that uncovers the dark secrets in Echols's family - an upside-down version of the building and loan story at the center...
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Curators: Behind the Scenes of Natural History Museums

Lance Grande · The University of Chicago Press
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Over the centuries, natural history museums have evolved from being little more than musty repositories of stuffed animals and pinned bugs, to being crucial generators of new scientific knowledge. They have also become vibrant educational centers, full of engaging exhibits that share those...
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Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change

ELLEN PAO · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The bold and fearless account of the discrimination case that "has blown open a conversation about the status of women" in the workplace (The New York Times) In 2015, Ellen K. Pao sued a powerhouse Silicon Valley venture capital firm, calling out workplace discrimination and retaliation...
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The Heart of the Deal: How to Invest and Negotiate like a Real Estate Mogul

Anthony Lolli · Diversion Publishing
Pages: 212
Format: Paperback

The founder and CEO of Rapid Realty, New York City's largest rental-based real estate brokerage, shares his story, his advice, and his tips for building a successful career in the ever-growing and lucrative world of real estate. Anthony Lolli got his real estate license at age nineteen....
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The End of Advertising: Why It Had to Die, and the Creative Resurrection to Come

Andrew Essex · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A recovering Mad Man throws down the ultimate challenge to his profession: Innovate or die.The ad apocalypse is upon us. Today millions are downloading ad-blocking software, and still more are paying subscription premiums to avoid ads. This $600 billion industry is now careening toward...
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Kids These Days: Human Capital and the Making of Millennials

MALCOLM HARRIS · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A Millennial's groundbreaking investigation into why his generation is economically worse off than their parents, creating a radical and devastating portrait of what it means to be young in America.Millennials have been called lazy, entitled, narcissistic, and immature, but when you push...
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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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