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The Shoemaker's Wife: A Novel
Beloved New York Times bestselling author Adriana Trigiani returns with the most epic and ambitious novel of her career—a breathtaking multigenerational love story that spans two continents, two World Wars, and the quest of two star-crossed lovers to find each other again. The Shoemaker's Wife is replete with the all the page-turning adventure, sumptuous detail, and heart-stopping romance that has made Adriana Trigiani, “one of the ...
The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing. A Book of Practical Counsel (Revised ...
This classic text is annotated to update Graham's timeless wisdom for today's market conditions... The greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century, Benjamin Graham, taught and inspired people worldwide. Graham's philosophy of "value investing" -- which shields investors from substantial error and teaches them to develop long-term strategies -- has made The Intelligent Investor the stock market bible ever since its original ...
Fate of the States: The New Geography of American Prosperity
Forget everything you think you know about the direction of the American economy, about our growing need for foreign oil, about the rise of the service economy and the decline of American manufacturing. The story of the next thirty years will not be a repeat of the last thirty.” One of the most respected voices on Wall Street, Meredith Whitney shot to global prominence in 2007 when her warnings of a looming crisis in the ...
Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science (Fully Revised and Updated)
W. W. Norton & Company
“Explains our global economy in a way that is (gasp!) actually entertaining.”— Book Magazine Finally! A book about economics that won’t put you to sleep. In fact, you won’t be able to put this bestseller down. In our challenging economic climate, this perennial favorite of students and general readers is more than a good read, it’s a necessary investment—with a blessedly sure rate of return. Demystifying buzzwords, laying bare ...
Dying To Be Me: My Journey from Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing
In this truly inspirational memoir , Anita Moorjani relates how, after fighting cancer for almost four years, her body—overwhelmed by the malignant cells spreading throughout her system—began shutting down. As her organs failed, she entered into an extraordinary near-death experience where she realized her inherent worth . . . and the actual cause of her disease. Upon regaining consciousness, Anita found that her condition had ...
The Interestings: A Novel
Remarkable . . . With this book [Wolitzer] has surpassed herself.” The New York Times Book Review "A victory . . . The Interestings secures Wolitzer's place among the best novelists of her generation. . . . She's every bit as literary as Franzen or Eugenides. But the very human moments in her work hit you harder than the big ideas. This isn't women's fiction. It's everyone's." Entertainment Weekly (A) From New ...
The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die
Penguin Press HC, The
From renowned historian Niall Ferguson, a searching and provocative examination of the widespread institutional rot that threatens our collective future What causes rich countries to lose their way? Symptoms of decline are all around us today: slowing growth, crushing debts, increasing inequality, aging populations, antisocial behavior. But what exactly has gone wrong? The answer, Niall Ferguson argues in The Great Degeneration , is that ...
Who Owns the Future?
Simon & Schuster
THE DAZZLING NEW MASTERWORK FROM THE PROPHET OF SILICON VALLEY Jaron Lanier is the bestselling author of You Are Not a Gadget, the father of virtual reality, and one of the most influential thinkers of our time. For decades, Lanier has drawn on his expertise and experience as a computer scientist, musician, and digital media pioneer to predict the revolutionary ways in which technology is transforming our culture. Who Owns the Future? is ...
AARP Roadmap for the Rest of Your Life: Smart Choices About Money, Health, Work, Lifestyle ... and Pursuing ...
Solid solutions and step-by-step instructions for planning the next stage of your life Life after 50 isn’t what it used to be. The rules have changed. No more guaranteed pensions, retiree health plans, or extensive leisure and travel. It’s time to forge new paths and create innovative models. That’s where the AARP Roadmap for the Rest of Your Life comes in. Bart Astor, author of more than a dozen books, offers a comprehensive guide ...
What You're Really Meant to Do: A Road Map for Reaching Your Unique Potential
Robert Steven Kaplan
Harvard Business Review Press
How do you create your own definition of successand reach your unique potential? Building a fulfilling life and career can be a daunting challenge. It takes courage and hard work. Too often, we charge down a path leading to success” as defined by those around usand ultimately, are left feeling dissatisfied. Each of us is unique and brings distinctive skills and qualities to any situation. So why is it that most of us fail to spend ...
The Total Money Makeover Workbook
A simple, straight-forward game plan for completely making over your money habits! Best-selling author and radio host Dave Ramsey is your personal coach in this informative and interactive companion to the highly successful New York Times bestseller The Total Money Makeover . With inspiring real-life stories and thought-provoking questionnaires, this workbook will help you achieve financial fitness as you daily work out those newly defined ...
Margaret Thatcher: From Grantham to the Falklands
With unequaled authority and dramatic detail, the first volume of Charles Moore’s authorized biography of Margaret Thatcher reveals as never before the early life, rise to power, and first years as prime minister of the woman who transformed Britain and the world in the late twentieth century. Moore has had unique access to all of Thatcher’s private and governmental papers, and interviewed her and her family extensively for this book. Many ...
The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America
David A. Stockman
A New York Times bestseller The Great Deformation is a searing look at Washington’s craven response to the recent myriad of financial crises and fiscal cliffs. It counters conventional wisdom with an eighty-year revisionist history of how the American stateespecially the Federal Reservehas fallen prey to the politics of crony capitalism and the ideologies of fiscal stimulus, monetary central planning, and financial bailouts. These ...
The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future
In The $100 Startup , Chris Guillebeau shows you how to lead of life of adventure, meaning and purpose – and earn a good living. Still in his early thirties, Chris is on the verge of completing a tour of every country on earth – he’s already visited more than 175 nations – and yet he’s never held a “real job” or earned a regular paycheck. Rather, he has a special genius for turning ideas into income, and he uses what he ...
Aftershock: Protect Yourself and Profit in the Next Global Financial Meltdown
Robert A. Wiedemer
Recovery? What Recovery? Did you lose money in the stock market in the last financial crisis of late 2008? Has your home lost value? Are you "underwater" in your mortgage or concerned about selling? Do your dollars buy less than they used to at the grocery store and the gas pump? Have you lost your job or know someone who did? Are you worried about the safety of your money and investments? Don't Get Fooled Again! While the "experts" want us to ...
Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2013 Edition (College Test Preparation)
If you need to know it, it’s in this book. Cracking the AP World History, 2013 Edition includes: • 2 full-length practice tests with detailed explanations • Comprehensive review of all topics from prehistoric times to the present • Timelines, summaries, and key term lists in every chapter • Step-by-step guide to mastering the DBQ and free-response essays, and advice on how to use Process of ...
The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do To Get More of It
Based on Stanford University psychologist Kelly McGonigal's wildly popular course "The Science of Willpower," The Willpower Instinct is the first book to explain the new science of self-control and how it can be harnessed to improve our health, happiness, and productivity. Informed by the latest research and combining cutting-edge insights from psychology, economics, neuroscience, and medicine, The Willpower Instinct explains exactly what ...
The Instant Millionaire: A Tale of Wisdom and Wealth
New World Library
Do those who succeed work harder than those who only dream about success? Are they smarter, luckier, more ruthless? And does financial success bring happiness? These perennial questions are perhaps more timely than ever. The Instant Millionaire answers them in the unforgettable voice of a very wise and wealthy old man. Known as the Instant Millionaire” because he grasped the true secret of making a fortune overnight, this sage mentors a ...
Me Before You: A Novel
Pamela Dorman Books
They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life—steady boyfriend, close family—who has never been farther afield than their tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex–Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after an accident. Will has always lived a huge life—big deals, extreme sports, worldwide travel—and now ...
America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great
Ben Carson M.D.
What is America becoming? Or, more importantly, what can she be if we reclaim a vision for the things that made her great in the first place? In America the Beautiful, Dr. Ben Carson helps us learn from our past in order to chart a better course for our future. From his personal ascent from inner-city poverty to international medical and humanitarian acclaim, Carson shares experiential insights that help us understand: ... what is good about ...
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