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  • Has China Won?

    Has China Won?
    av Kishore Mahbubani

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541758674

    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…

  • 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…

  • Has China Won?

    Has China Won?

    Pocket - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541768147

    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…

  • A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear

    A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear
    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…

  • A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear

    A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear
    av Matthew Hongoltz-Hetling

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541788497

    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 Jakarta Method

    The Jakarta Method
    av Vincent Bevins

    Pocket - 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…

  • 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 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…

  • Destiny Disrupted

    Destiny Disrupted
    av Tamim Ansary

    Pocket - 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…

  • The Big Nine

    The Big Nine
    av Amy Webb

    Pocket - 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…

  • When Money Dies

    When Money Dies
    av Adam Fergusson

    Pocket - 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…

  • The Match King

    The Match King
    av Frank Partnoy

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586488123

    At the height of the roaring '20s, Swedish émigré 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…

  • The Dictator's Handbook

    The Dictator's Handbook
    av Alastair Smith

    Pocket - 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…

  • Poor Economics

    Poor Economics
    av Abhijit Banerjee

    Pocket - 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…

  • Me, Myself, and Us

    Me, Myself, and Us
    av Brian R Little

    Pocket - 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…

  • 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…

  • The Disordered Cosmos

    The Disordered Cosmos
    av Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541724709

    Science, like most fields, is set up for men to succeed, and is rife with racism, sexism, and shortsightedness as a result. But as Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein makes brilliantly clear, we all have a right to know the night sky. One of the leading ph…

  • The Storm Before the Storm

    The Storm Before the Storm
    av Mike Duncan

    Pocket - 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…

  • The Red Web

    The Red Web
    av Andrei Soldatov

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610399579

    The Internet in Russia is either the most efficient totalitarian tool or the device by which totalitarianism will be overthrown. Perhaps both. On the eighth floor of an ordinary-looking building in an otherwise residential district of southwest Mosc…

  • 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…

  • Zhou Enlai

    Zhou Enlai
    av Gao Wenqian

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586486457

    When Gao Wenqian first published this ground-breaking, provocative biography in Hong Kong, it was immediately banned in the People's Republic. Using classified documents spirited out of the China, he offers an objective human portrait of the real Zh…

  • Cult of the Dead Cow

    Cult of the Dead Cow
    av Joseph Menn

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541724426

    The fast-paced, riveting story of the hacking collective that is using technology as a force for good, and fighting back against corporations and countries that are going after our freedom, privacy, even our democracy.

  • You're More Powerful than You Think

    You're More Powerful than You Think
    av Eric Liu

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541773660

    Is this the America you want? If not, here's how to claim the power to change your country. We are in an age of epic political turbulence in America. Old hierarchies and institutions are collapsing. From the election of Donald Trump to the upending…

  • Tower of Basel

    Tower of Basel
    av Adam Lebor

    Pocket - 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…

  • Super Founders

    Super Founders
    av Ali Tamaseb

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541768420

    Every VC wants to find the next billion dollar company to invest in, and every startup wants to become one. Ali Tamaseb set out to find patterns in the backgrounds, methods, and trajectories of these companies, gathering and analyzing 40,000 data po…

  • The Great Depression: A Diary

    The Great Depression: A Diary
    av James Ledbetter

    Pocket - 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…

  • You Don't Belong Here

    You Don't Belong Here
    av Elizabeth Becker

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541768208

    The long buried story of three extraordinary female journalists who permanently shattered the official and cultural barriers to women covering war. Kate Webb, an Australian iconoclast, Catherine Leroy, a French dare devil photographer, and Frances…

  • You Don't Belong Here

    You Don't Belong Here

    Pocket - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541768239

    Kate Webb, an Australian iconoclast, Catherine Leroy, a French dare devil photographer, and Frances FitzGerald, a blue-blood American intellectual, arrived in Vietnam with starkly different life experiences but one shared purpose: to report on the m…

  • The Signals Are Talking

    The Signals Are Talking
    av Amy Webb

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610396660

    Amy Webb is a noted futurist who combines curiosity, skepticism, colourful storytelling, and deeply reported, real-world analysis in this essential book for understanding the future. The Signals Are Talking reveals a systemic way of evaluating new i…

  • The Signals Are Talking

    The Signals Are Talking
    av Amy Webb

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541788237

    A Washington Post Bestseller Winner of the 2017 Axiom Business Book Award in Business Technology Amy Webb is a noted futurist who combines curiosity, skepticism, colorful storytelling, and deeply reported, real-world analysis in this essential book…

  • Keeping At It

    Keeping At It
    av Christine Harper

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541788305

    As chairman of the Federal Reserve (1979-1987), Paul Volcker slayed the inflation dragon that was consuming the American economy and restored the world's faith in central bankers. That extraordinary feat was just one pivotal episode in a decades-lon…

  • The Political Brain

    The Political Brain
    av Drew Westen

    Pocket - 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…

  • The Monroe Doctrine

    The Monroe Doctrine
    av Lorraine Monroe

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586481742

    Leadership is the key to excellence. And leadership can be learned. Thank goodness, because many people who fall into managerial positions haven't the foggiest notion how to lead. They don't feel driven to attain the competencies of a boss- much les…

  • Dreams of a Great Small Nation

    Dreams of a Great Small Nation
    av Kevin J McNamara

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610394840

    The pages of history recall scarcely any parallel episode at once so romantic in character and so extensive in scale." ,Winston S. ChurchillIn 1917, two empires that had dominated much of Europe and Asia teetered on the edge of the abyss, exhausted…

  • Ending Parkinson's Disease

    Ending Parkinson's Disease
    av Bastiaan R. Bloem

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541724501

    In this "must-read" guide (Lonnie Ali), four leading doctors and advocates offer a bold action plan to prevent, care for, and treat Parkinson's disease-one of the great health challenges of our time. Brain diseases are now the world's leading source…

  • Ending Parkinson's Disease

    Ending Parkinson's Disease
    av Bastiaan R. Bloem

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541724525

    Neurological disorders are now the world's leading source of disability and the fastest growing of these disorders is Parkinson disease. Between 1990 and 2015 the number of people with Parkinson's doubled to over 6 million and is projected to double…

  • Dancing in the Glory of Monsters

    Dancing in the Glory of Monsters
    av Jason Stearns

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610391078

    A Best Book of the Year- The Economist & the Wall Street Journal At the heart of Africa is the Congo, a country the size of Western Europe, bordering nine other nations, that since 1996 has been wracked by a brutal war in which millions have died. I…

  • Creating a World Without Poverty

    Creating a World Without Poverty
    av Muhammad Yunus

    Pocket - 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…

  • 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…

  • Impact

    Impact
    av Christen Brandt

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541756786

    Everyone wants to create meaningful change, but most people aren't sure where to start or where to find a roadmap to guide them. Why is it that we have career coaches, therapists, and financial advisers for all of life's big decisions-but no Impact…

  • The Future of Power

    The Future of Power
    av Joseph Nye

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610390699

    Power evolves. At the beginning of the twenty-first century, unsurpassed in military strength and ownership of world resources, the United States was indisputably the most powerful nation in the world. But the global information age is rendering the…

  • Soft Power

    Soft Power
    av Joseph Nye

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586483067

    Joseph Nye coined the term "soft power" in the late 1980s. It is now used frequently,and often incorrectly,by political leaders, editorial writers, and academics around the world. So what is soft power? Soft power lies in the ability to attract and…

  • The Billionaire Who Wasn't

    The Billionaire Who Wasn't
    av Conor O'Clery

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610393348

    This substantially updated edition of the Business Week bestseller and an Economist Best Book of the year" tells the story of the secretive billionaire-turned-philanthropist, who is determined to give away his fortune before he dies.Chuck Feeney was…

  • Stalingrad

    Stalingrad
    av Christopher Tauchen

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610397186

    The turning point of World War II came at Stalingrad. Hitler's soldiers stormed the city in September 1942 in a bid to complete the conquest of Europe. Yet Stalingrad never fell. After months of bitter fighting, 100,000 surviving Germans, huddled in…

  • 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 New Arab Wars

    The New Arab Wars
    av Marc Lynch

    Pocket - 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 Road Less Traveled

    The Road Less Traveled
    av Philip Zelikow

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541750951

    A revelatory new history that explores the tantalizing and almost-realized possibility that the First World War could have ended in 1916, saving millions of lives and utterly changing the course of history. In August 1916, two years into World War I…

  • The Crash of 2008 and What it Means

    The Crash of 2008 and What it Means
    av George Soros

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586486990

    In the midst of one of the most serious financial upheavals since the Great Depression, George Soros, the legendary financier and philanthropist, writes about the origins of the crisis and proposes a set of policies that should be adopted to confron…

  • George Soros On Globalization

    George Soros On Globalization
    av George Soros

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586482787

    Never before have we stood to gain or lose as much from understanding the international economy. Scandals plague the world's largest corporations, the American trade deficit has soared to historic heights, and international organizations from the Wo…

  • The Invention of Yesterday

    The Invention of Yesterday
    av Tamim Ansary

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610397964

    Forty thousand years ago, the human species existed as thousands of small, virtually autonomous bands, roaming a world almost entirely untouched their presence, each band in contact with a few neighbors but unaware of the thousands of others spread…

  • 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 Next Pandemic

    The Next Pandemic
    av Dr Ali S. Khan

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541768642

    The Next Pandemic is a gripping book that confronts the most urgent question facing our species: when, where, and how will the next major outbreak arrive? Some of history's biggest killers have been infectious diseases: The Black Death killed around…

  • The Next Pandemic

    The Next Pandemic
    av Dr Ali S. Khan

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610395915

    An inside account of the fight to contain the world's deadliest diseases,and the panic and corruption that make them worseThroughout history, humankind's biggest killers have been infectious diseases: the Black Death, the Spanish Flu, and AIDS alone…

  • Memoirs of an Addicted Brain

    Memoirs of an Addicted Brain
    av Marc Lewis

    Pocket - 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…

  • The Compatriots

    The Compatriots
    av Andrei Soldatov

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541730168

    From the time of the tsars to the waning days of Communist regime, Russian leaders tried to control the flow of ideas by controlling its citizens' movements. They believed strict limits on travel combined with censorship was the best way to escape t…

  • War of Shadows

    War of Shadows
    av Gershom Gorenberg

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610396271

    As World War II raged in North Africa, General Irwin Rommel was guided by an uncanny sense of his enemies' plans and weaknesses. In the summer of 1942, he led his Axis army swiftly and terrifyingly toward Alexandria, with the goal of overrunning the…

  • 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 New Nobility

    The New Nobility
    av Andrei Soldatov

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610390552

    The security services have played a central,and often mysterious,role at key turning points in Russia during the tumultuous years following the Soviet collapse: from the Moscow apartment house bombings and theatre siege, to the war in Chechnya and t…

  • All the Kremlin's Men

    All the Kremlin's Men
    av Mikhail Zygar

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568588179

    All the Kremlin's Men is a gripping narrative of an accidental king and a court out of control. Based on an unprecedented series of interviews with Vladimir Putin's inner circle, this book presents a radically different view of power and politics in…

  • All the Kremlin's Men

    All the Kremlin's Men
    av Mikhail Zygar

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610397391

    I read this book in one night, truly a page-turner. It leaves a profoundly scary impression: [Putin's court is the] real House of Cards ." ,Lev Lurie, writer and historian All the Kremlin's Men is a gripping narrative of an accidental king and a cou…

  • A Bright Future

    A Bright Future
    av Joshua S. Goldstein

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541724105

    As climate change begins to take a serious toll on the planet--with much more damage yet to come--a solution to our warming problems is hiding in plain sight. We need to commit to de-carbonizing our economy, and do so immediately, but so far we have…

  • A Bright Future

    A Bright Future
    av Joshua S. Goldstein

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541724112

    As climate change begins to take a serious toll on the planet--with much more damage yet to come--a solution to our warming problems is hiding in plain sight. We need to commit to de-carbonizing our economy, and do so immediately, but so far we have…