Search Results: "WiseKids Corporation"


BOOK REVIEW

THE TALE OF THE MISSING ACORNS by WiseKids Corporation
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 8, 2012

"Too bad the story doesn't match the app's technical competence. Luckily, there are enough things to play with inside to make it worth a look anyway. (iPad storybook app. 2-5)"
This overly cute mystery is admirable without being memorable. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 11, 1998

"It remains to be seen if anyone will follow."
America's in deep trouble—corporate oligopoly is seizing our money and stealing our humanity, too. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Part survival guide, part cautionary tale, a volume in which every aspiring entrepreneur should invest."
Accomplished attorney and author Sutton (Start Your Own Corporation, 2012, etc.) presents a second volume on how to build a well-protected business from the ground up. Read full book review >

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ULTIMATUS, A GAMING CORPORATION by A.A. Dober
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 3, 2014

"A tense thriller that will appeal to fans of video games and sinister villains."
In the near future, video games have grown more advanced—and deadly—in Dober's debut sci-fi thriller. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"Speculative nonsense, albeit of the slick, state-of-the-art sort for which there is an indisputably durable demand."
An overstated case for the proposition that our socioeconomic future depends largely upon the emergence of amorphous entities that the authors dub ``virtual corporations.'' By the breathless account of Davidow (Marketing High Technology, 1986) and Malone (Going Public, 1991, etc.), a virtual corporation is a radically restructured, free-form enterprise equipped to deliver immediate consumer gratification in cost- effective fashion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

REBIRTH OF THE CORPORATION by D. Quinn Mills
Released: Feb. 4, 1990

A grand design for radically restructuring multinational corporations to make them not only more adaptive and accommodating but also better able to compete in domestic as well as global markets. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FALLEN DRAGON by Peter F. Hamilton
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 11, 2002

"A fascinating, compulsively readable clash of hardware and ideals."
New stand-alone science fiction yarn from the author of such behemoths as The Naked God (2000), etc., whose shimmering skeins encompass colonial oppression, the military-industrial complex, alien empires, time travel, genetic manipulation, nanomachines, and what-all. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 30, 1992

"While their prose style can most charitably be described as serviceable journalese, the authors offer a damning, dirt-dishing bill of particulars on a corporate chieftain arguably not up to the task of running his own show. (Eight pages of photos—not seen.)"
An unsparing and gossipy audit of James D. Robinson III's bumbling stewardship at American Express. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE DEVIL’S COMPANY by David Liss
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 14, 2009

"Witty and stimulating, albeit demanding, entertainment."
The Edgar Award winner's serial protagonist Benjamin Weaver (The Whiskey Rebels, 2008, etc.) grapples with financial chicanery and diversified villains in 18th-century London. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"Discursive, thoughtful, and full of significant implications for the future of world economics and public policy."
Wriston (Risk and Other Four-Letter Words, 1985), former chief of Citibank and an emir of Wall Street prior to its Era of Excess, ponders the future and finds it pretty good. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 2012

"Leaks, reserves, PACs, hydrofracking, bloated corporate profits and more: all pertinent concerns nicely handled by Coll in this engaging, hard-hitting work."
A thorough, sobering study of the pernicious consolidation of Big Oil. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 26, 2012

"Solid investigative reporting and a worthy addition to earlier books on the immediate effects of the disaster."
The Deepwater Horizon tragedy wasn't an accident after all, but the logical result of a long pattern of incompetence and corruption. Read full book review >