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  • Creative Construction

    Creative Construction
    av Gary P. Pisano

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610398770

    Every company wants to grow, and the most proven way is through innovation. The conventional wisdom is that only disruptive, nimble startups can innovate; once a business gets bigger and more complex corporate arteriosclerosis sets in. Gary Pisano's…

  • The Culture Map

    The Culture Map
    av Erin Meyer

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610392501

    Whether you work in a home office or abroad, business success in our ever more globalized and virtual world requires the skills to navigate through cultural differences and decode cultures foreign to your own. Renowned expert Erin Meyer is your guid…

  • The New Climate War: The Fight to Take Back Our Planet

    The New Climate War: The Fight to Take Back Our Planet
    av Michael E. Mann

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541758230

    A renowned climate scientist shows how fossil fuel companies have waged a thirty-year campaign to deflect blame and responsibility and delay action on climate change, and offers a battle plan for how we can save the planet. Recycle. Fly less. Eat…

  • The Jakarta Method

    The Jakarta Method
    av Vincent Bevins

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541742406

    In 1965, the U.S. government helped the Indonesian military kill approximately one million innocent civilians. This was one of the most important turning points of the twentieth century, eliminating the largest communist party outside China and the…

  • The Jakarta Method

    The Jakarta Method
    av Vincent Bevins

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541724006

    In 1965, the U.S. government helped the Indonesian military kill approximately one million innocent civilians. This was one of the most important turning points of the twentieth century, eliminating the largest communist party outside China and the…

  • A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear: The Utopian Plot to Liberate an American Town (And Some Bears)

    A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear: The Utopian Plot to Liberate an American Town (And Some Bears)
    av Matthew Hongoltz-Hetling

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541788510

    Once upon a time, a group of libertarians got together and hatched the Free Town Project, a plan to take over an American town and completely eliminate its government. In 2004, Grafton, NH, a barely populated settlement with one paved road, turned t…

  • The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

    The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power
    av Shoshana Zuboff

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541758001

    The challenges to humanity posed by the digital future, the first detailed examination of the unprecedented form of power called "surveillance capitalism," and the quest by powerful corporations to predict and control our behavior. In this masterwo…

  • The Big Nine

    The Big Nine
    av Amy Webb

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541773738

    We like to think that we are in control of the future of "artificial" intelligence. The reality, though, is that we--the everyday people whose data powers AI--aren't actually in control of anything. When, for example, we speak with Alexa, we contrib…

  • The Big Nine

    The Big Nine
    av Amy Webb

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541724419

    A call-to-arms about the broken nature of artificial intelligence, and the powerful corporations that are turning the human-machine relationship on its head.

  • Poor Economics

    Poor Economics
    av Abhijit Banerjee

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610390934

    Why do the poor borrow to save? Why do they miss out on free life-saving immunizations, but pay for unnecessary drugs? In Poor Economics , Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo, two practical visionaries working toward ending world poverty, answer th…

  • The Storm Before the Storm

    The Storm Before the Storm
    av Mike Duncan

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541724037

    The Roman Republic was one of the most remarkable achievements in the history of civilization. Beginning as a small city-state in central Italy, Rome gradually expanded into a wider world filled with petty tyrants, barbarian chieftains, and despotic…

  • The Storm Before the Storm

    The Storm Before the Storm
    av Mike Duncan

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610397216

    The Roman Republic was one of the most remarkable achievements in the history of civilization. After its founding in 509 BCE, Rome grew from an unremarkable Italian city-state to the dominant superpower of the Mediterranean world. Through it all, th…

  • Destiny Disrupted

    Destiny Disrupted
    av Tamim Ansary

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586488130

    We in the west share a common narrative of world history. But our story largely omits a whole civilization whose citizens shared an entirely different narrative for a thousand years. In Destiny Disrupted , Tamim Ansary tells the rich story of world…

  • When Money Dies

    When Money Dies
    av Adam Fergusson

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586489946

    When Money Dies is the classic history of what happens when a nation's currency depreciates beyond recovery. In 1923, with its currency effectively worthless (the exchange rate in December of that year was one dollar to 4,200,000,000,000 marks), the…

  • Has China Won?

    Has China Won?
    av Kishore Mahbubani

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541758674

  • Has China Won?

    Has China Won?
    av Kishore Mahbubani

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541768130

    The twenty-first century's great geopolitical contest has begun. A major trade war has broken out. American and Chinese naval vessels are having close encounters in the South China Sea. American congressmen and businessmen are cheering their governm…

  • Deep Thinking

    Deep Thinking
    av Garry Kasparov

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610397865

    Garry Kasparov's 1997 chess match against the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue was a watershed moment in the history of technology. It was the dawn of a new era in artificial intelligence: a machine capable of beating the reigning human champion at this…

  • The Future of War: A History

    The Future of War: A History
    av Lawrence Freedman

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610393058

    An award-winning military historian, professor, and political adviser delivers the definitive story of warfare in all its guises and applications, showing what has driven and continues to drive this uniquely human form of political violence. Questi…

  • The Value of Everything

    The Value of Everything
    av Mariana Mazzucato

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610396745

    Modern economies reward activities that extract value rather than create it. This must change to ensure a capitalism that works for us all.Shortlisted for the FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award A scathing indictment of our current global…

  • The Fate of Africa

    The Fate of Africa
    av Martin Meredith

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610390712

    First published in 2005, The Fate of Africa was hailed by reviewers as "A masterpiece....The nonfiction book of the year" ( The New York Post ) "a magnificent achievement" ( Weekly Standard ) "a joy," ( Wall Street Journal ) and "one of the decade's…

  • Stealing Home: Los Angeles, the Dodgers, and the Lives Caught in Between

    Stealing Home: Los Angeles, the Dodgers, and the Lives Caught in Between
    av Eric Nusbaum

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541742215

    A story about baseball, family, the American Dream, and the fight to turn Los Angeles into a big league city. Dodger Stadium is an American icon. But the story of how it came to be goes far beyond baseball. The hills that cradle the stadium were onc…

  • Stealing Home: Los Angeles, the Dodgers, and the Lives Caught in Between

    Stealing Home: Los Angeles, the Dodgers, and the Lives Caught in Between
    av Eric Nusbaum

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541742222

    A story about baseball, family, the American Dream, and the fight to turn Los Angeles into a big league city. Dodger Stadium is an American icon. But the story of how it came to be goes far beyond baseball. The hills that cradle the stadium were onc…

  • Radical Abundance

    Radical Abundance
    av K. Eric Drexler

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610391139

    K. Eric Drexler is the founding father of nanotechnology,the science of engineering on a molecular level. In Radical Abundance , he shows how rapid scientific progress is about to change our world. Thanks to atomically precise manufacturing, we will…

  • Brave New Home

    Brave New Home
    av Diana Lind

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541742666

    Over the past century, American demographics and social norms have shifted dramatically. If trends continue, we should expect to see more people living alone, later-in-life marriages, fewer (and smaller) new families, and a majority-minority populat…

  • Eagle Down

    Eagle Down
    av Jessica Donati

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541762558

    In 2013, President Obama began the drawdown of troops in Afghanistan. But only a year into the withdrawal, Obama began allowing the U.S. military to resume combat operations, relying almost entirely on U.S. Special Operations forces. It was the begi…

  • The Dictator's Handbook

    The Dictator's Handbook
    av Alastair Smith

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610391849

    For eighteen years, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith have been part of a team revolutionizing the study of politics by turning conventional wisdom on its head. They start from a single assertion: Leaders do whatever keeps them in power. Th…

  • Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire

    Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire
    av Rebecca Henderson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541730151

    A renowned Harvard professor debunks prevailing orthodoxy with a new intellectual foundation and a practical pathway forward for a system that has lost its moral and ethical foundation. Free market capitalism is one of humanity's greatest inventions…

  • Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire

    Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire
    av Rebecca Henderson

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541730144

    A renowned Harvard professor debunks prevailing orthodoxy with a new intellectual foundation and a practical pathway forward for a system that has lost its moral and ethical foundation. Free market capitalism is one of humanity's greatest inventions…

  • Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How It Changed the World

    Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How It Changed the World
    av Laura Spinney

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541736122

    In 1918, the Italian-Americans of New York, the Yupik of Alaska, and the Persians of Mashed had almost nothing in common except for a virus -- one that triggered the worst pandemic of modern times and had a decisive effect on twentieth-century histo…

  • The Great Depression: A Diary

    The Great Depression: A Diary
    av James Ledbetter

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586489014

    When the stock market crashed in 1929, Benjamin Roth was a young lawyer in Youngstown, Ohio. After he began to grasp the magnitude of what had happened to American economic life, he decided to set down his impressions in his diary. This collection o…

  • Think Like a Rocket Scientist: Simple Strategies You Can Use to Make Giant Leaps in Work and Life

    Think Like a Rocket Scientist: Simple Strategies You Can Use to Make Giant Leaps in Work and Life
    av Ozan Varol

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541762596

    * One of Inc.com's "6 Books You Need to Read in 2020 (According to Bill Gates, Satya Nadella, and Adam Grant)"* Adam Grant's # 1 pick of his top 20 books of 2020* One of 6 Groundbreaking Books of Spring 2020 (according to Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cai…

  • The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy

    The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy
    av Mariana Mazzucato

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541758247

    Modern economies reward activities that extract value rather than create it. This must change to ensure a capitalism that works for us all. Shortlisted for the FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award A scathing indictment of our current globa…

  • The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People's Economy

    The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People's Economy
    av Stephanie Kelton

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541736184

    A New York Times Bestseller The leading thinker and most visible public advocate of modern monetary theory -- the freshest and most important idea about economics in decades -- delivers a radically different, bold, new understanding for how to build…

  • Lisbon

    Lisbon
    av Neill Lochery

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610391887

    Lisbon had a pivotal role in the history of World War II, though not a gun was fired there. The only European city in which both the Allies and the Axis power operated openly, it was temporary home to much of Europe's exiled royalty, over one millio…

  • The Moscow Rules: The Secret CIA Tactics That Helped America Win the Cold War

    The Moscow Rules: The Secret CIA Tactics That Helped America Win the Cold War
    av Antonio J. Mendez, Jonna Mendez

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541762183

    From the spymaster and inspiration for the movie Argo, discover the "real-life spy thriller" of the brilliant but under-supported CIA operatives who developed breakthrough spy tactics that helped turn the tide of the Cold War (Malcolm Nance). Antoni…

  • Blind Man's Bluff

    Blind Man's Bluff
    av Christopher Drew

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610393584

    Originally published in 1998 and a best seller in its hardcover and paperback publications, Blind Man's Bulff is a dramatic, and riveting history. Over the course of five years, investigative reporters Sherry Sontag and Chris Drew interviewed hundre…

  • How Rich Countries Got Rich ... and Why Poor Countries Stay Poor

    How Rich Countries Got Rich ... and Why Poor Countries Stay Poor
    av Erik S. Reinert

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541762893

    A maverick economist explains how protectionism makes nations rich, free trade keeps them poor---and how rich countries make sure to keep it that way. Throughout history, some combination of government intervention, protectionism, and strategic inve…

  • The Match King

    The Match King
    av Frank Partnoy

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586488123

    At the height of the roaring '20s, Swedish emigre Ivar Kreuger made a fortune raising money in America and loaning it to Europe in exchange for matchstick monopolies. His enterprise was a rare success story throughout the Great Depression. Yet after…

  • Which Country Has the World's Best Health Care?

    Which Country Has the World's Best Health Care?
    av Ezekiel J. Emanuel

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541797734

    The preeminent doctor and bioethicist Ezekiel Emanuel is repeatedly asked one question: Which country has the best healthcare? He set off to find an answer. The US spends more than any other nation, nearly $4 trillion, on healthcare. Yet, for all th…

  • Which Country Has the World's Best Health Care?

    Which Country Has the World's Best Health Care?
    av Ezekiel J. Emanuel

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541797758

    The preeminent doctor and bioethicist Ezekiel Emanuel is repeatedly asked one question: Which country has the best healthcare? He set off to find an answer. The US spends more than any other nation, nearly $4 trillion, on healthcare. Yet, for all th…

  • The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

    The Age of Surveillance Capitalism
    av Shoshana Zuboff

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610395694

    The challenges to humanity posed by the digital future, the first detailed examination of the unprecedented form of power called "surveillance capitalism," and the quest by powerful corporations to predict and control our behavior. In this masterwor…

  • Beyond Great: Nine Strategies for Thriving in an Era of Social Tension, Economic Nationalism, and Technological Revolution

    Beyond Great: Nine Strategies for Thriving in an Era of Social Tension, Economic Nationalism, and Technological Revolution
    av Arindam Bhattacharya, Nikolaus Lang, Jim Hemerling

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541757189

    Great is no longer good enough. Beyond Great delivers a powerful new playbook of 9 core strategies to thrive in a post-COVID world where all the rules of the game are being re-written. Beyond Great answers to two fundamental questions which face bus…

  • Me, Myself, and Us

    Me, Myself, and Us
    av Brian R Little

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586489670

    How does your personality shape your life , and what, if anything, can you do about it?Are you hardwired for happiness, or born to brood? Do you think you're in charge of your future, or do you surf the waves of unknowable fate? Would you be happier…

  • Me, Myself, and Us

    Me, Myself, and Us
    av Brian R Little

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610396387

    How does your personality shape your life , and what, if anything, can you do about it?Are you hardwired for happiness, or born to brood? Do you think you're in charge of your future, or do you surf the waves of unknowable fate? Would you be happier…

  • Boom

    Boom
    av Michael Shnayerson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610398404

    Before Damien Hirst stuffed a shark, before Basquiat picked up a spray can, before Andy Warhol started The Factory, a pile of unwanted Jackson Pollocks changed everything. From them emerged the first major modern art dealer. It was 1947, and the art…

  • The Craft: How the Freemasons Made the Modern World

    The Craft: How the Freemasons Made the Modern World
    av John Dickie

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610398671

    Insiders call it the Craft. Discover the fascinating true story of one of the most influential and misunderstood secret brotherhoods in modern society. Founded in London in 1717 as a way of binding men in fellowship, Freemasonry proved so addictive…

  • The Myth of Experience

    The Myth of Experience
    av Emre Soyer

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541742055

    Experience is a great teacher-except when it isn't. Our personal experience is key to who we are and what we do. We judge others by their experience and are judged by ours. Society venerates experience. From doctors to teachers to managers to presid…

  • The Fortunes of Africa: A 5000-Year History of Wealth, Greed, and Endeavor

    The Fortunes of Africa: A 5000-Year History of Wealth, Greed, and Endeavor
    av Martin Meredith

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610396356

    A sweeping history the fortune seekers, adventurers, despots, and thieves who have ruthlessly endeavored to extract gold, diamonds, and other treasures from Africa and its people. Africa has been coveted for its rich natural resources ever since th…

  • The New Arab Wars

    The New Arab Wars
    av Marc Lynch

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610397728

    Marc Lynch's last book, The Arab Uprising, described the then ongoing revolutionary change and prospect for the consolidation of democracy in key Arab countries that still seemed possible. But Lynch saw dark signs on the horizon, especially in Syria…

  • The New Arab Wars

    The New Arab Wars
    av Marc Lynch

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610396097

    Less than twenty-four months after the hope-filled Arab uprising, the popular movement had morphed into a dystopia of resurgent dictators, failed states, and civil wars. Egypt's epochal transition to democracy ended in a violent military coup. Yemen…

  • The Great Successor: The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong Un

    The Great Successor: The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong Un
    av Anna Fifield

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541742482

    The behind-the-scenes story of the rise and reign of the world's strangest and most elusive tyrant, Kim Jong Un, by the journalist with the best connections and insights into the bizarrely dangerous world of North Korea. Since his birth in 1984, Kim…

  • Good Economics for Hard Times

    Good Economics for Hard Times
    av Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610399500

    The winners of the Nobel Prize show how economics, when done right, can help us solve the thorniest social and political problems of our day. Figuring out how to deal with today's critical economic problems is perhaps the great challenge of our time…

  • The Hacked World Order

    The Hacked World Order
    av Adam Segal

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610398725

    For more than three hundred years, the world wrestled with conflicts that arose between nation-states. Nation-states wielded military force, financial pressure, and diplomatic persuasion to create "world order." Even after the end of the Cold War, t…

  • Memoirs of an Addicted Brain

    Memoirs of an Addicted Brain
    av Marc Lewis

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610392334

    Marc Lewis's relationship with drugs began in a New England boarding school where, as a bullied and homesick fifteen-year-old, he made brief escapes from reality by way of cough medicine, alcohol, and marijuana. In Berkeley, California, in its hippi…

  • Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire

    Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire
    av Rebecca Henderson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541757134

  • War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning

    War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning
    av Chris Hedges

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610393591

    As a veteran war correspondent, Chris Hedges has survived ambushes in Central America, imprisonment in Sudan, and a beating by Saudi military police. He has seen children murdered for sport in Gaza and petty thugs elevated into war heroes in the Bal…

  • The Political Brain

    The Political Brain
    av Drew Westen

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586485733

    The Political Brain is a ground-breaking investigation into the role of emotion in determining the political life of the nation. For two decades Drew Westen, professor of psychology and psychiatry at Emory University, has explored a theory of the mi…

  • Tower of Basel

    Tower of Basel
    av Adam Lebor

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610393812

    Tower of Basel is the first investigative history of the world's most secretive global financial institution. Based on extensive archival research in Switzerland, Britain, and the United States, and in-depth interviews with key decision-makers,inclu…

  • Creating a World Without Poverty

    Creating a World Without Poverty
    av Muhammad Yunus

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586486679

    In the last two decades, free markets have swept the globe. But traditional capitalism has been unable to solve problems like inequality and poverty. In Muhammad Yunus' ground-breaking sequel to Banker to the Poor , he outlines the concept of social…