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The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change

by Adam Braun

The riveting story of how a young man turned $25 into more than 200 schools around the world and the guiding steps anyone can take to lead a successful and significant life.

Adam Braun began working summers at...


Born to Buy: The Commercialized Child and the New Consumer Cult

by Juliet B. Schor

Ads aimed at kids are virtually everywhere -- in classrooms and textbooks, on the Internet, even at slumber parties and the playground. Product placement and other innovations have introduced more subtle advertising...


Enchanted Objects: Innovation, Design, and the Future of Technology

by David Rose

In the tradition of Who Owns the Future? and The Second Machine Age, an MIT Media Lab scientist imagines how everyday objects can intuit our needs and improve our lives.

We are now standing at the precipice of...


The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal, the Power of the Elite, and the Corruption of Our Great Universities

by William D. Cohan

A Duke alumnus whose work has been hailed as “authoritative” (The Washington Post), “seductively engrossing” (Chicago Tribune), “riveting” (The Economist), and “masterful” (Los Angeles Times),...


Shock of Gray: The Aging of the World's Population and How it Pits Young Against Old, Child Against Parent, Worker Against Boss, Company Against Rival

by Ted Fishman

The New York Times bestselling author of China, Inc. reports on the astounding economic and political ramifications of an aging world.

The world’s population is rapidly aging—by the year 2030, one billion...


Risky Business: An Insider's Account of the Disaster at Lloyd's of London

by Martin Mayer & Elizabeth Luessenhop

In this fascinating insider’s account, an American woman who became an investor alleges that irresponsibility, incompetence, greed, and fraud at Lloyd’s, the world’s most glamorous insurance enterprise,...


Where Have All the Leaders Gone?

by Lee Iacocca

Legendary auto executive Lee Iacocca has a question for every American: Where have all the leaders gone?

The most widely recognized business executive of all time asks the tough questions that America's leaders...


Green Gone Wrong

by Heather Rogers

In Green Gone Wrong environmental writer Heather Rogers blasts through the marketing buzz of big corporations and asks a simple question: Do today’s much-touted "green" products—carbon offsets, organic food,...


The Shadow Market

by Eric J. Weiner & Eric J Weiner

Acclaimed financial journalist Eric J. Weiner reveals how foreign countries and private investors are increasingly controlling the global economy and secretly wresting power from the United States in ways that...


Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World

by Tony Wagner

From a prominent educator, author, and founder of Harvard’s Change Leadership Group comes a provocative look at why innovation is today’s most essential real-world skill and what young people need from parents,...


King Larry: The Life and Ruins of a Billionaire Genius

by James D. Scurlock

From Howard Hughes to Mark Zuckerberg, the public has always been fascinated by genius entrepreneurs who succumb to their eccentricities. Now, James Scurlock engages, educates, and entertains readers with the...


Warren Buffett and the Interpretation of Financial Statements: The Search for the Company with a Durable Competitive Advantage

by Mary Buffett & David Clark

With an insider's view of the mind of the master, Mary Buffett and David Clark have written a simple guide for reading financial statements from Warren Buffett's succccessful perspective.

Buffett and Clark...


The Tao of Warren Buffett: Warren Buffett's Words of Wisdom: Quotations and Interpretations to Help Guide You to Billionaire Wealth and Enlightened Bu

by Mary Buffett & David Clark

A collection of pithy and inspiring sayings from America's favorite businessman that reveal his secrets of success

Like the sayings of the ancient Chinese philospher Lao-tzu, Warren Buffett's worldly wisdom...


The New Buffettology: The Proven Techniques for Investing Successfully in Changing Markets That Have Made Warren Buffett the World's Most Famous Inves

by Mary Buffett & David Clark

If you read the original Buffettology, you know exactly half of what you need to know to effectively apply Warren Buffett's investment strategies.

Published in 1997, the bestselling Buffettology was written...


Warren Buffett and the Art of Stock Arbitrage: Proven Strategies for Arbitrage and Other Special Investment Situations

by Mary Buffett & David Clark

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, DISCOVER HOW WARREN BUFFETT HAS MADE UNHEARD-OF PROFITS IN THE WORLD OF ARBITRAGE AND SPECIAL INVESTMENTS, AND HOW TO BE A PLAYER IN THESE VENTURES.

Investors around the world recently...


China, Inc.: How the Rise of the Next Superpower Challenges America and the World

by Ted Fishman

The updated edition of journalist Ted C. Fishman's bestselling explanation of how China is rapidly becoming a global industrial superpower and how the American economy is challenged by this new reality.

China...


Hyperwars: 11 Strategies For Survival and Profit In the Era of Online Business

by Kate Kelly & Bruce Judson

The effects of the online revolution are being felt far beyond Silicon Valley, and now all businesses -- from start-ups to established companies -- face "survival of the fittest." A company or product can be...


Buffettology: Warren Buffett's Investing Techniques

by David Clark & Mary Buffett

In the world of investing, the name Warren Buffett is synonymous with success and prosperity. Learn how Warren Buffett did it—and how you can too.

Building from the ground up, Buffett chose wisely and picked...


Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy Is Undermining the Environmental Revolution

by Heather Rogers

In Green Gone Wrong environmental writer Heather Rogers blasts through the marketing buzz of big corporations and asks a simple question: Do today’s much-touted "green" products—carbon offsets, organic food,...


To Cork or Not To Cork: Tradition, Romance, Science, and the Battle for the Wine Bottle

by George M. Taber

In Judgment of Paris, George M. Taber masterfully chronicled the historic 1976 wine tasting when unknown California wines defeated top French ones, marking a major turning point in wine history. Now he explores...