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Brazillionaires: Wealth, Power, Decadence, and Hope in an American Country

by Alex Cuadros

For readers of Michael Lewis comes an engrossing tale of a country’s spectacular rise and fall, intertwined with the story of Brazil’s wealthiest citizen, Eike Batista—a universal story of hubris and tragedy...


Reckless!

by Byron L. Dorgan

As one of only eight senators to vote against bank deregulation, Byron Dorgan warned America that a free-market system left unchecked is like a driving a car at ninety miles per hour without brakes. With the...


The Age of Cryptocurrency

by Paul Vigna & Michael J. Casey

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 almost anything from coffee to cars,...


Greenspan's Fraud

by Ravi Batra

For two decades Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan has held reign over economic policy, outlasting three presidents. His long tenure has had a profound effect on global economics and on individuals. In...


The Failure of Wall Street

by Erik Banks

Wall Street, the world's primary financial market and middleman, is in many ways a success. It brings together and places capital, creates new and innovative financial products, and buys and sells physical and...


The Supermodel and the Brillo Box

by Don Thompson

Acquiring contemporary art is about passion and lust, but it is also about branding, about the back story that comes with the art, about the relationship of money and status, and, sometimes, about celebrity....


The Undercover Economist Strikes Back: How to Run-or Ruin-an Economy

by Tim Harford

A provocative and lively exploration of the increasingly important world of macroeconomics, by the author of the bestselling The Undercover Economist.

Look out for Harford's forthcoming book, Messy, a big idea...


The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron

by Bethany McLean & Peter Elkind

There were dozens of books about Watergate, but only All the President's Men gave readers the full story, with all the drama and nuance and exclusive reporting. And thirty years later, if you're going to read...


The Crash of 2016: The Plot to Destroy America--And What We Can Do to Stop It

by Thom Hartmann

The United States is more vulnerable today than ever before-including during the Great Depression and the Civil War-because the pillars of democracy that once supported a booming middle class have been corrupted,...


Alligator Blood: The Spectacular Rise and Fall of the High-rolling Whiz-kid who Controlled Online Poker's Billions

by James Leighton

Daniel Tzvetkoff was just another Brisbane teenager working for peanuts at Pizza Hut and spending much of his spare time glued to his computer. When he worked out a new method of payment processing, the online...


A Giant Cow-Tipping by Savages

by John Weir Close

Modern mergers and acquisitions, or M&A as it's more commonly known, is a new phenomenon. The buying and selling, the breaking up and combining of companies-the essence of M&A-has been a part of commerce throughout...


The Real Coke, the Real Story

by Thomas Oliver

Thomas Oliver goes inside the Coca-Cola Company to examine one of the most fascinating episodes in the history of American business in this cautionary tale of corporate decision making.


The Fall of the Alphas

by Dana Ardi

The new model for business success: replace top-down Alpha management with collaboration, connection, and increased job satisfaction—the Beta model

The Fall of the Alphas explores the sweeping changes taking...


Selling Out

by Mark Green

With CEOs and corporations under fire for years of outrageous deception and fraud, the time has come for Mark Green's groundbreaking book, Selling Out. A political watchdog and longtime crusader for better government,...


The Pig Book

by Citizens Against Government Waste

The federal government wastes your tax dollars worse than a drunken sailor on shore leave. The 1984 Grace Commission uncovered that the Department of Defense spent $640 for a toilet seat and $436 for a hammer....


This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral-Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!-inAmerica's Gilded Capital

by Mark Leibovich

Washington D.C. might be loathed from every corner of the nation, yet these are fun and busy days at this nexus of big politics, big money, big media, and big vanity. There are no Democrats and Republicans anymore...


Environmental Debt

by Amy Larkin

An award-winning environmental activist and social entrepreneur exposes the link between our financial and environmental crises

For decades, politicians and business leaders alike told the American public that...


America: Who Really Pays the Taxes?

by Donald L. Barlett

A disturbing, eye-opening look at a tax system gone out of control.

Originally designed to spread the cost of government fairly, our tax code has turned into a gold mine of loopholes and giveaways manipulated...


The Billionaire's Apprentice: The Rise of The Indian-American Elite and The Fall of The Galleon Hedge Fund

by Anita Raghavan

Just as WASPs, Irish-Catholics and Our Crowd Jews once made the ascent from immigrants to powerbrokers, it is now the Indian-American's turn. Citigroup, PepsiCo and Mastercard are just a handful of the Fortune...


Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder

by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Antifragile is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t...