Search Results: "Joseph E. Kelleam"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 11, 2012

"An impassioned argument backed by rigorous economic analysis."
From one of the world's leading economists, a political call to action in defense of equality and human rights. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 20, 2003

"Likely to cause indigestion among some Wall Streeters, but a thoughtful, accessible survey of a history that's still unfolding."
A best-of-times, worst-of-times overview of the previous decade by whip-smart economist and presidential advisor Stiglitz (Economics/Columbia Univ.; Globalization and Its Discontents, 2002). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 5, 2015

"A noteworthy chronicle—and surprising appreciation—of two well-matched foes from the Greatest Generation."
A debut book details the fighting lives of two soldiers in the South Pacific during World War II, one a U.S. Navy officer, the other a young Japanese lieutenant. Read full book review >

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STOKELY by Peniel E. Joseph
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 4, 2014

"Joseph showcases the brilliance of the man, his exceptional ideals and his pursuit of an equality that was years ahead of his time."
Joseph (History/Tufts Univ.; Dark Days, Bright Nights: From Black Power to Barack Obama, 2010, etc.) introduces a Stokely Carmichael (1941-1998) few white people ever knew in the 1960s, a man who dared to speak truth to power. Read full book review >

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THE GREAT DIVIDE by Joseph E. Stiglitz
NON-FICTION
Released: April 20, 2015

"Smart, sometimes-stinging prose that rejects the doctrines of strangled government and artificial austerity, doctrines that require us to 'pay a high economic price for our growing inequality and declining opportunity.'"
Nobel Prize-winning economist Stiglitz (The Price of Inequality, 2012, etc.) examines some of the macro dollars-and-cents issues that separate the haves from the have-nots—and money is just of them. Read full book review >

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1863 by Joseph E. Stevens
NON-FICTION
Released: April 13, 1999

"A solid, largely successful history of 1863 aimed at the general reader. (illustrations, not seen)"
A highly accessible chronicling of the Civil War's pivotal year. Read full book review >

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MAKING GLOBALIZATION WORK by Joseph E. Stiglitz
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 18, 2006

"A thoughtful essay that ought to provoke discussion in certain well-appointed offices, to say nothing of development and aid circles."
If the free market is the answer to the world's woes, then why is so much of the world getting poorer? Nobel Prize-winning economist Stiglitz (The Roaring Nineties, 2003) ventures some persuasive answers. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE

"Touching poetry about love, grief, and the ties that always bind."
LeBlanc's collection of poems charts his development as a poet, husband, and father. Read full book review >