"One would think that a biography of an economist would make almost as dull a read as a book on economics.
“Another book by a productivity guru that aims to help us cope better with daily distractions. The verdict is mixed.”
By the beginning of the Great War in 1914, it became clear that the internal combustion automobile was edging out its rival steam cars and electric cars.
“From ancient Greece to the modern globalized economy, Kurz distills the essence of various schools of thought and the personalities who made them.”
“Never Lost Again is an enjoyable and enlightening read.”
The concept of “the digital divide” originated in the 1990s and has over the years had multiple definitions.
“a clever, deeply informative, and often brilliant analysis of key historical forces that have pushed U.S. politics and policy dangerously starboard . . .”
Steven Brill’s Tailspin is an astonishingly shrewd and detailed account of our modern American reality.
Why did Unit 4 of the Chernobyl nuclear plant explode on April 26, 1986? Was it operator error? Was it a design flaw? Should we look deeper into the Soviet system for the cause?
Life is paradox: As Aesop noted, dogs enjoy greater security than wolves, but lack freedom. Wolves have more freedom than dogs but may be eaten by even stronger denizens of the wild.
“Discrimination and Disparities demonstrates once again that Sowell is one of America’s and the world’s great public intellectuals.”
In The Culture Code Daniel Coyle explores and answers two primary questions: Where does great culture come from?
William C. Rempel faced significant challenges in writing a biography of Kirk Kerkorian, the obsessively private tycoon.
“This is a must read for anyone concerned with escalating inequality globally and the potential of labor organizing in tandem with more humane corporate management for transforming communit
Magdalena Yesil’s Power Up is the newest book in the tradition of Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In, in which powerful women who have spent decades downplaying their gender in order to re
“We’ve been given an incredible gift as sentient beings: by changing the inner attitudes of our minds, we have the power to change the outer aspects of our lives.
We tend to measure the success of a modern civilization by the products it produces and that its people use. Tangible things are easier to count than the quality of ideas.
Hard as it is to believe, the iPhone is a decade old. It seems as though everyone has been talking on one, walking head down staring at one, or taking photos with one forever.
Ever since Donald Trump’s election to the presidency, the words “white working class” have had a hocus-pocus power in American politics.
New York is a different city in 2017 than it was in 1975.
When Sheryl Sandberg’s husband unexpectedly died while on a trip to Mexico, her world turned upside down.
“patients can save thousands of dollars by purchasing An American Sickness by Elizabeth Rosenthal.”
In his 1964 classic, Suicide of the West, James Burnham expressed the global geopolitical contraction of the West by showing the unmistakable trend of the Western powers’ loss of control o
Human civilization is constantly changing, argues David Smick in The Great Equalizer: How Main Street Capitalism Can Create an Economy for Everyone, a manifesto for a new set of policies d
Jill Konrath is to the point, sharing her journey and exercise examples you can apply today.