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  • Beyond the Age of Innocence

    Beyond the Age of Innocence
    av Kishore Mahbubani

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586483791

    After publishing articles in leading American journals for over two decades, Kishore Mahbubani was described as "an Asian Toynbee, preoccupied with the rise and fall of civilizations" by The Economist . Trained in philosophy in North America and Asi…

  • When That Rough God Goes Riding

    When That Rough God Goes Riding
    av Greil Marcus

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586489526

    This book is a quest to understand Van Morrison's particular genius through a close look at the most extraordinary and unclassifiable moments in his long career, beginning in 1965 and continuing in full force to this day: sometimes entire songs, som…

  • The Revenge of Analog

    The Revenge of Analog
    av David Sax

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610398213

    A funny thing happened on the way to the digital utopia. We've begun to fall back in love with the very analog goods and ideas the tech gurus insisted that we no longer needed. Businesses that once looked outdated, from film photography to brick-and…

  • The Revenge of Analog

    The Revenge of Analog
    av David Sax

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610395717

    The more advanced our digital technologies, the more we come to realize that reality rules. David Sax reassures us surviving members of team human that material existence is alive and well, and makes a compelling case for the reclamation of terra fi…

  • Backstabbing for Beginners (Media tie-in)

    Backstabbing for Beginners (Media tie-in)
    av Michael Soussan

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568588629

    A Wall Street Journal best book of the year "What made this episode in our collective history possible was not so much the lies we told one another, but the lies we told ourselves." A recent Brown University graduate, Michael Soussan was elated when…

  • The Soros Lectures

    The Soros Lectures
    av George Soros

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586489441

    In October 2009, George Soros delivered a series of lectures at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, which provided a broad overview of his thoughts on economics and politics. Soros has achieved great and consistent success in the w…

  • The King Of California

    The King Of California
    av Mark Arax

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586482817

    J.G. Boswell was the biggest farmer in America. He built a secret empire while thumbing his nose at nature, politicians, labour unions and every journalist who ever tried to lift the veil on the ultimate "factory in the fields." The King of Californ…

  • Leap

    Leap
    av Howard Yu

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541758018

    Every business faces the existential threat of competitors producing cheaper copies. Even patent filings, market dominance and financial resources can't shield them from copycats. So what can we do--and, what can we learn from companies that have en…

  • Leap

    Leap
    av Howard Yu

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541788527

    Outlasting competition is difficult. Doing so for decades is nearly impossible. Yet some pioneering companies have endured and even prospered for generations. How did they do it? And what can we learn from them?

  • Leap

    Leap
    av Howard Yu

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610398817

    In a book of narrative history and practical strategy, IMD professor of management and innovation Howard Yu shows that succeeding in today's marketplace is no longer just a matter of mastering copycat tactics, companies also need to leap across know…

  • The Future History of the Arctic

    The Future History of the Arctic
    av Charles Emmerson

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586486365

    Long at the margins of global affairs and at the edge of our mental map of the world, the Arctic has found its way to the centre of the issues which will challenge and define our world in the twenty-first century: energy security and the struggle fo…

  • 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…

  • We Believe the Children

    We Believe the Children
    av Richard Beck

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610392877

    A Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2015 A Boston Globe Best Book of 2015 A brilliant, disturbing portrait of the dawn of the culture wars, when America started to tear itself apart with doubts, wild allegations, and an unfounded fear for the safety…

  • The Tragedy of the European Union

    The Tragedy of the European Union
    av George Soros

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610394215

    The European Union could soon be a thing of the past. Xenophobia is rampant and commonly reflected in elections across the continent. Great Britain may hold a referendum on whether to abandon the union altogether. Spurred by anti-EU sentiments due t…

  • Dawn of the Code War

    Dawn of the Code War
    av Garrett M. Graff

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541773837

    Over the past decade, there have been a series of internet-linked attacks on American interests, including North Korea's retaliatory hack of Sony Pictures, China's large-scale industrial espionage, Russia's 2016 propaganda campaign, and quite a lot…

  • Dawn of the Code War

    Dawn of the Code War
    av Garrett M. Graff

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541773844

    Over the past decade, there have been a series of internet-linked attacks on American interests, including North Korea's retaliatory hack of Sony Pictures, China's large-scale industrial espionage, Russia's 2016 propaganda campaign, and quite a lot…

  • The Groom Will Keep His Name

    The Groom Will Keep His Name
    av Matt Ortile

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541762794

    When Matt Ortile's family moved from Manila to Las Vegas, the locals couldn't pronounce his name. Bullied for his brown skin, accent, and femininity, he couldn't wait to move to New York, start over, and leave the past behind him - Filipino name inc…

  • Superpower Interrupted

    Superpower Interrupted
    av Michael Schuman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541788343

    We in the West routinely ask: 'What does China want?' The answer is quite simple: the superpower status it always had, but briefly lost. In this colorful, informative story filled with fascinating characters, epic battles, influential thinkers, and…

  • Treasury's War

    Treasury's War
    av Juan Zarate

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610394642

    Finalist for the 2015 William E. Colby AwardFor more than a decade, America has been waging a new kind of war against the financial networks of rogue regimes, proliferators, terrorist groups, and criminal syndicates. Juan Zarate, a chief architect o…

  • First Person

    First Person
    av Andrei Kolesnikov

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586480189

    Who is this Vladimir Putin? Who is this man who suddenly- overnight and without warning- was handed the reigns of power to one of the most complex, formidable, and volatile countries in the world? How can we trust him if we don't know him? First Per…

  • Vernon Can Read!

    Vernon Can Read!
    av Annette Gordon-Reed

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586486709

    As a young college student in Atlanta, Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. had a summer job driving a white banker around town. During the man's post-luncheon siestas, Jordan passed the time reading books, a fact that astounded his boss."Vernon can read!” t…

  • The Great Convergence

    The Great Convergence
    av Kishore Mahbubani

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610393690

    In this visionary roadmap to the twenty-first-century, Kishore Mahbubani prescribes solutions for improving global institutional order. He diagnoses seven geopolitical fault lines most in need of serious reform. But his message remains optimistic: d…

  • The End of Loyalty

    The End of Loyalty
    av Rick Wartzman

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541724020

    In this richly detailed and eye-opening book, Rick Wartzman chronicles the erosion of the relationship between American companies and their workers. Through the stories of four major employers--General Motors, General Electric, Kodak, and Coca-Cola-…

  • The End of Loyalty

    The End of Loyalty
    av Rick Wartzman

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586489144

    In the current era of intense global competition, advancing technology, weakness in organized labor and a worshiping of "shareholder value," the idea of a corporate social contract in America has become largely a myth. Most big companies seek to min…

  • How to Get Rid of a President

    How to Get Rid of a President
    av David Priess

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541788206

    To limit executive power, the Founding Fathers created fixed presidential terms of four years, giving voters regular opportunities to remove their leaders. Americans also discovered more dramatic paths for disempowering--or coming razor-close to rem…

  • How to Get Rid of a President

    How to Get Rid of a President
    av David Priess

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541788220

    To limit executive power, the Founding Fathers created fixed presidential terms of four years, giving voters regular opportunities to remove their leaders. Americans also discovered more dramatic paths for disempowering--or coming razor-close to rem…

  • The Sword And The Olive

    The Sword And The Olive
    av Martin Van Creveld

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586481551

    Combining razor-sharp analysis with dramatic narrative, vivid portraits of soldiers and commanders with illuminating discussions of battle tactics and covert actions, The Sword and the Olive traces the history of the IDF from its beginnings in Pales…

  • The Girl with the Gallery

    The Girl with the Gallery
    av Lindsay Pollock

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586485122

    In an era when American artists didn't count and women were expected to stay home, Edith Gregor Halpert burst onto the fledgling New York gallery scene, defying all cultural and societal rules. In 1926, Halpert, just twenty-six years old, opened one…

  • The Wonga Coup

    The Wonga Coup
    av Adam Roberts

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586485009

    Equatorial Guinea is a tiny country roughly the size of the state of Maryland. Humid, jungle covered, and rife with unpleasant diseases, natives call it Devil Island. Its president in 2004, Obiang Nguema, had been accused of cannibalism, belief in w…

  • The Kidnapping Club

    The Kidnapping Club
    av Jonathan Daniel Wells

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568587523

    Although slavery was outlawed in the northern states in 1827, the illegal slave trade continued in the one place modern readers would least expect, the streets and ports of America's great northern metropolis: New York City. In The Kidnapping Club,…

  • Lisbon

    Lisbon
    av Neill Lochery

    Pocket - 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…

  • Henry Ford and the Jews

    Henry Ford and the Jews
    av Neil Baldwin

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586481636

    How and why did this quintessential American folk-hero and pioneering industrialist become one of the most obsessive anti-Semites of our time-a man who devoted his immense financial resources to publishing a pernicious forgery, The Protocols of the…

  • Building Social Business

    Building Social Business
    av Muhammad Yunus

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586489564

    Muhammad Yunus, the practical visionary who pioneered microcredit and, with his Grameen Bank, won the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, has developed a new dimension for capitalism which he calls "social business." The social business model has been adopted b…

  • Fatal System Error

    Fatal System Error
    av Joseph Menn

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586489076

    In 2004, a California computer whiz named Barrett Lyon uncovered the identity of a hacker running major assaults on business websites. Without fully grasping the repercussions, he set on an investigation that led him into the heart of the Russian mo…

  • 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 Two Trillion Dollar Meltdown

    The Two Trillion Dollar Meltdown
    av Charles Morris

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586486914

    Previously published as The Trillion Dollar Meltdown Now fully updated with the latest financial developments, this is the bestselling book that briefly and brilliantly explains how we got into the economic mess that is the Credit Crunch. With the h…

  • 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…

  • 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 Biology of Desire

    The Biology of Desire
    av Marc Lewis

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610397124

    Through the vivid, true stories of five people who journeyed into and out of addiction, a renowned neuroscientist explains why the "disease model" of addiction is wrong and illuminates the path to recovery.The psychiatric establishment and rehab ind…

  • The Biology of Desire

    The Biology of Desire
    av Marc Lewis

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610394376

    Through the vivid, true stories of five people who journeyed into and out of addiction, a renowned neuroscientist explains why the "disease model" of addiction is wrong and illuminates the path to recovery.The psychiatric establishment and rehab ind…

  • Champagne, Uncorked

    Champagne, Uncorked
    av Alan Tardi

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610396882

    The epitome of effervescence and centrepiece of celebration, Champagne has become a universal emblem of good fortune, and few can resist its sparkleIn Champagne, Uncorked , Alan Tardi journeys into the heartland of the world's most beloved wine. Anc…

  • The Attacker's Advantage

    The Attacker's Advantage
    av Ram Charan

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610394741

    *A Wall Street Journal bestseller*The forces driving today's world of structural change create sharp bends in the road that can lead to major explosions in your existing market space. But exponential change also offers exponential opportunities. How…

  • Hero of Two Worlds

    Hero of Two Worlds
    av Mike Duncan

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541730335

    Few in history can match the breadth and depth of the revolutionary career of the Marquis de Lafayette. Over fifty incredible years at the heart of the Age of Revolution, he fought as one with righteous revolutionaries on both sides of the Atlantic.…

  • Never Alone

    Never Alone
    av Gil Troy

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541742444

    A classic account of courage, integrity, and most of all, belonging In 1977, Natan Sharansky, a leading activist in the democratic dissident movement in the Soviet Union and the movement for free Jewish emigration, was arrested by the KGB. He spent…

  • Open Wide The Freedom Gates

    Open Wide The Freedom Gates
    av Dorothy Height

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586482862

    Dorothy Height marched at civil rights rallies, sat through tense White House meetings, and witnessed every major victory in the struggle for racial equality. Yet as the sole woman among powerful, charismatic men, someone whose personal ambition was…

  • So Much to Do

    So Much to Do
    av Richard Ravitch

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610390910

    Every city and every state needs a Richard Ravitch. In sixty years on the job, whether working in business or government, he was the man willing to tackle some of the most complex challenges facing New York. Trained as a lawyer, he worked briefly fo…

  • The Jedburghs

    The Jedburghs
    av Will Irwin

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586484620

    The story of the Special Forces in World War II has never fully been told before. Information about them began to be declassified only in the 1980s. Known as the Jedburghs, these Special Forces were selected from members of the British, American, an…

  • What Is Life Worth?

    What Is Life Worth?
    av Kenneth R. Feinberg

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541736504

    Just days after September 11, 2001, Kenneth Feinberg was appointed to administer the federal 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, a unique, unprecedented fund established by Congress to compensate families who lost a loved one on 9/11 and survivors who we…

  • What Is Life Worth?

    What Is Life Worth?
    av Kenneth Feinberg

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586484514

    Just days after September 11, 2001, Kenneth Feinberg was appointed to administer the federal 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, a unique, unprecedented fund established by Congress to compensate families who lost a loved one on 9/11 and survivors who we…

  • The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday

    The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday
    av Neil MacFarquhar

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586488116

    Since his boyhood in Qadhafi 's Libya, and later as a reporter for more than thirteen years in cities stretching from Tehran to Marrakesh, Neil MacFarquhar has developed a counterintuitive sense that the Middle East, despite all the bloodshed in its…

  • Juggling with Knives

    Juggling with Knives
    av Jim Jubak

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610394802

    Stunning volatility is the new fact of life" that defines our age. Financial markets fall off cliffs one day, but then stage a recovery the next, only to do it all over again. The switch back and forth is emotionally draining, making us susceptible…

  • No Justice in the Shadows

    No Justice in the Shadows
    av Alina Das

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568589466

    Each year in the United States, 400,000 people are arrested, detained, and deported, trapped in what leading immigrant rights activist and lawyer Alina Das calls the 'deportation machine.' They are people who politicians like President Trump would h…

  • The Opportunity

    The Opportunity
    av Richard Haass

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586484538

    In this dramatic new perspective on international affairs, Richard N. Haass, one of the country's most brilliant analysts and able foreign policy practitioners, argues that it is hard to overstate the significance of there being no major power confl…

  • Prime Time

    Prime Time
    av Marc Freedman

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586481209

    Over the next three decades, the number of Americans over fifty will double, swelling to more than a quarter of the population. Already we are living thirty years longer than a century ago, with further gains expected in the coming years. The end re…

  • Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse

    Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse
    av John Nichols

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568587806

    Donald Trump is putting together the most dangerous cabinet in history. Showing no inclination toward moderation, tolerance or genuine bipartisanship, he has assembled a team that is backed with billionaires, CEOs, rigid ideologues and a rogue's gal…

  • Daughters of the Declaration

    Daughters of the Declaration
    av Claire Gaudiani

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610390316

    America's founding fathers established an idealistic framework for a bold experiment in democratic governance. The new nation would be built on the belief that all men are created equal, and are endowed...with a right to life, liberty, and the pursu…

  • To End a Plague

    To End a Plague
    av Emily Bass

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541762435

    "Randy Shilts and Laurie Garrett told the story of the HIV/AIDS epidemic through the late 1980s and the early 1990s, respectively. Now journalist-historian-activist Emily Bass tells the story of US engagement in HIV/AIDS control in sub-Saharan Afric…