Business & Economics Book Reviews (page 2)

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: May 13, 2014

"Practical solutions to an age-old dilemma."
Strategies to balance gender inequity at work. Read full book review >
THINK LIKE A FREAK by Steven D. Levitt
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: May 13, 2014

"Upbeat and optimistic, Levitt and Dubner hope that by thinking "a bit differently, a bid harder, a bit more freely," readers will be able "to go out and right some wrong, to ease some burden.""
Co-authors Levitt (Economics/Univ. of Chicago) and journalist Dubner (Super Freakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance, 2009, etc.) continue on their mission to get people to think in new ways in this lively book about decision and persuasion. Read full book review >

WHERE DOES IT HURT? by Jonathan Bush
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: May 15, 2014

"Likely to find its way onto the Republican platform but worthy of serious consideration on its own merits."
With the assistance of former BusinessWeek senior writer Baker (Final Jeopardy: Man vs. Machine and the Quest to Know Everything, 2011, etc.), Bush, nephew of George H.W., offers an alternative to Obamacare based on his own experiences as CEO of athenahealth, Inc. Read full book review >
CAPITAL by Rana Dasgupta
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: May 19, 2014

"A sincere, troubling look at India's wrenching social and cultural changes."
Deep, unsettling explorations into a city that has lost its soul, from a British-Indian novelist who has lived in Delhi for more than 10 years. Read full book review >
FEARLESS GENIUS by Doug Menuez
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: May 27, 2014

"A vital piece of photographic history."
A pictorial and textual time machine documenting the driven personalities who pioneered the technological world from 1985 to 2000. Read full book review >

THE CULTURE MAP by Erin Meyer
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: May 27, 2014

"These are not hard and fast rules, but Meyer delivers important reading for those engaged in international business."
A helpful guide to working effectively with people from other cultures. Read full book review >
JET SET by William Stadiem
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: June 3, 2014

"A disjointed tale of society and its riches, dull and thrilling in about equal portions."
Another tell-all about money, power and the people who wield both, from Vanity Fair contributor Stadiem (co-author: Daughter of the King: Growing Up in Gangland, 2014, etc.). Read full book review >