Business & Economics Book Reviews (page 28)

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: May 22, 2012

"A deeply argued call to action from a lucid, impassioned polemicist."
A concise, cogent assessment of the 2008 banking disaster and how the fallout has affected the country. Read full book review >
CHINA AIRBORNE by James Fallows
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: May 15, 2012

"An enjoyable, important update on an enigmatic economic giant."
In this natural follow-up to Postcards from Tomorrow Square: Reports fromChina (2008), Atlantic correspondent Fallows analyzes the problems and promises of China's economic development through an examination of the efforts to create a world-class aerospace industry. Read full book review >

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: May 15, 2012

"A rewarding glimpse behind the Alaska oil headlines."
An on-the-ice view of the struggle over offshore oil exploration in Alaska. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 10, 2012

"Explaining his use of cutting-edge research to undercut Gordon Gekko's infamous mantra ('Greed is good'), Zak is engaging, entertaining and profound."
Zak (Economic Psychology and Management/Claremont Graduate Univ.; Moral Markets: the Critical Role of Values in the Economy, 2008, etc.) explores a surprising link among neuroscience, morality and economic success. Read full book review >
WE CAN ALL DO BETTER by Bill Bradley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 8, 2012

"An important contribution to the national discussion with appeal to independents as well as the more traditionally party-minded."
The three-term Democratic senator shares his political perspective and primary concerns for the United States. Read full book review >

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: May 8, 2012

"An upbeat account full of useful information."
Yahoo! Finance columnist and editor Gross (Dumb Money: How Our Greatest Financial Minds Bankrupted the Nation, 2009, etc.) confidently asserts that America is not in a terminal decline. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 8, 2012

"In meaningful, attention-worthy ways, Broad wisely distributes mental habits and daily practices that have made him a happy, successful man."
Billionaire philanthropist Broad, who has built two Fortune 500 companies, serves up a lifetime of business lessons. Read full book review >
THE NEW GEOGRAPHY OF JOBS by Enrico Moretti
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: May 5, 2012

"A welcome contribution from a newcomer who provides both a different view and balance in addressing one of the country's more profound problems."
A fresh, provocative analysis of the debate on education and employment. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2012

"Essential background reading for the coming elections."
In his debut, New Republic columnist Noah takes on the political dimensions of the outrageous disparity in incomes that has developed since 1979. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2012

"Strauss sharpens our image of three brilliant commanders and makes military history great fun."
Military historian Strauss (The Spartacus War, 2009, etc.) cleverly exposes the characters of three legendary leaders through the five stages of war: attack, resistance, clash, closing the net and knowing when to stop. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2012

"A companion volume that enhances appreciation of the novel."
A spirited engagement with the 1969 breakthrough novel that brought Philip Roth both renown and notoriety. Read full book review >
RATHER OUTSPOKEN by Dan Rather
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2012

"An engaging grab-bag: part folksy homage to roots, part exposé of institutional wrongdoing and part manifesto for a truly free press."
A renowned journalist settles scores in this investigation of how the news media has become dangerously intertwined with politics and corporate interests. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Kendare Blake
November 16, 2016

Bestseller Kendare Blake’s latest novel, Three Dark Crowns, a dark and inventive fantasy about three sisters who must fight to the death to become queen. In every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born: three queens, all equal heirs to the crown and each possessor of a coveted magic. Mirabella is a fierce elemental, able to spark hungry flames or vicious storms at the snap of her fingers. Katharine is a poisoner, one who can ingest the deadliest poisons without so much as a stomachache. Arsinoe, a naturalist, is said to have the ability to bloom the reddest rose and control the fiercest of lions. But becoming the Queen Crowned isn’t solely a matter of royal birth. Each sister has to fight for it. The last queen standing gets the crown. “Gorgeous and bloody, tender and violent, elegant, precise, and passionate; above all, completely addicting,” our reviewer writes in a starred review. View video >