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House of Cards: A Tale of Hubris and Wretched Excess on Wall Street

by William Cohan

A blistering narrative account of the negligence and greed that pushed all of Wall Street into chaos and the country into a financial crisis.

 

At the beginning of March 2008, the monetary fabric of Bear Stearns,...


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.

Thanks to the worldwide financial upheaval, economics is...


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,...


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...


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 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....


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,...


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...


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

by Mark Leibovich

Hailed as "vastly entertaining and deeply troubling" (The New York Times Book Review), "as insidery as Game Change" (The Washington Post), and a "hysterically funny portrait of the capital's vanities and ambitions"...


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...


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...


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...


Comeback: America's New Economic Boom

by Charles R. Morris

Charles R. Morris’s The Trillion Dollar Meltdown (2008) was the first book to warn of the impending financial crash in all its horrific scale and speed. Now, with Comeback, Morris reveals that the United States...


Progressive Capitalism: How to achieve economic growth, liberty and social justice

by David Sainsbury

The neo-liberalism that dominated economic thinking since the advent of Thatcher and Reagan is now seen to have serious flaws. Progressive Capitalism seeks to replace it with a new Progressive political economy,...


AmeriCola Story

by Dr. Andrew Manley

The AmeriCola Story is an autobiographical account of one black man's struggle for equal opportunity in the then racially divided business community of Los Angeles, CA. This riveting novel is the true story...


Green Gone Wrong: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Eco-Capitalism

by Heather Rogers

Faced with climate change, many counsel “going green” by buying organic food or a “clean” car. But can we rely on consumerism as a solution to the very problems it has helped cause? Heather Rogers travels...


Why We Hate the Oil Companies

by John Hofmeister

As president of Shell Oil, John Hofmeister was known for being a straight shooter, willing to challenge his peers throughout the industry. Now, he’s a man on a mission, the founder of Citizens for Affordable...


Unconscious Branding

by Douglas Van Praet

For too long marketers have been asking the wrong question. If consumers make decisions unconsciously, why do we persist in asking them directly through traditional marketing research why they do what they do?...