Business, Investing & Economics

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“If America is indeed entering a new Gilded Age, then Jack Kelly’s The Edge of Anarchy should be read by those with a serious desire to avoid another civil war between workers, man

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“Greene rightly reminds us that in order to understand others we must first and foremost understand what makes ourselves tick.”

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“Capitalism in America is an unabashed, detailed defense of capitalism.”

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“This is an engaging tale full of humor, pathos, and disgusting human behavior with important insights into contemporary problems.”

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It seems as if you can hardly go a day without reading about self-driving vehicles.

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“The scholars of international affairs must be cautious in accepting the rhetoric of Chinese policymakers couched in morality. . . .

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By all appearances, Beijing looks on track to become the world’s largest and most productive economy in a few years.

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“‘Who owns the engines of the economy, and how are they governed?’”

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“Waleson’s reporting of the tumultuous history of NYCO is arts journalism at its best.

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is a branch of computer science devoted to creating computer systems that perform tasks characteristic of human intelligence. And one of the hottest questions around AI

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"through this book of nonfiction snippets, however enlightening, the idea of the author seeing a much bigger picture emerges, one best told through the experience of the different parts."

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“A copy of Peter Phillips’ Giants: The Global Power Elite should be in everyone’s book case, like a good dictionary or atlas.” 

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Isabel Sawhill says she was “dumbfounded by the 2016 election.” Having already started her book she had to address new, fundamental questions. Who voted for President Trump and why?

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Any reader of the magazine Vanity Fair particularly in the 80’s will be familiar with the glittering cast of celebrities, including celebrity villains, parading the pages of The Vanity

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What is “value”? How is it established? And how has its meaning changed over time?

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"One would think that a biography of an economist would make almost as dull a read as a book on economics.

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“Another book by a productivity guru that aims to help us cope better with daily distractions. The verdict is mixed.”

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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.

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“From ancient Greece to the modern globalized economy, Kurz distills the essence of various schools of thought and the personalities who made them.”

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The concept of “the digital divide” originated in the 1990s and has over the years had multiple definitions.

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“a clever, deeply informative, and often brilliant analysis of key historical forces that have pushed U.S. politics and policy dangerously starboard . . .”

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Steven Brill’s Tailspin is an astonishingly shrewd and detailed account of our modern American reality.

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