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Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private Dynasty
Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private Dynasty
by Daniel Schulman
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Like the Rockefellers and the Kennedys, the Kochs are one of the most influential dynasties of the modern age, but they have never been the subject of a major biography... until now. Not long after the death of his father, Charles Koch, then in his... (read more)

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Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs
by Walter Isaacson
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FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BESTSELLING BIOGRAPHIES OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AND ALBERT EINSTEIN, THIS IS THE EXCLUSIVE BIOGRAPHY OF STEVE JOBS. Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than... (read more)

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Unlikely Celebrity (98 Edition)
Unlikely Celebrity (98 Edition)
by Thomas Walz
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Thomas Walz tells the story of Bill Sackter, a man who spent nearly half a century in a Minnesota mental institution and emerged to blossom into a most unlikely celebrity. Bill Sackter was committed to the Faribault State Hospital at the age of seven... (read more)

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The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
by Brad Stone
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"Another ruthless e-mogul bestrides the world in this lively study of the Amazon founder and his quest to sell books and all other conceivable merchandise over the Web. While he doesn't have quite the rabid nuttiness of a Steve Jobs, Bezos in this... (read more)

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Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
by Ruth Reichl
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With characteristic wit and aplomb, Ruth Reichl takes us behind the scenes of life as a restaurant critic — dining on the finest cuisine in the city, juggling the politics of the newspaper, and becoming a master of disguise. As funny as Tender at the... (read more)

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Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
by John Perkins
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In his controversial book, John Perkins tells the gripping tale of the years he spent working for an international consulting firm where his job was to convince underdeveloped countries to accept enormous loans, much bigger than they really needed, for... (read more)

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Power Broker : Robert Moses and the Fall of New York (74 Edition)
Power Broker : Robert Moses and the Fall of New York (74 Edition)
by Robert A. Caro
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Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street
Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street
by Michael Lewis
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Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he landed a job at Salomon Brothers, one of Wall Street"s premier investment firms. During the next three years, Lewis rose from callow trainee to bond salesman, raking in... (read more)

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Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
by John Perkins
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From the author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, comes an exposé of international corruption, and an inspired plan to turn the tide for future generations With a presidential election around the... (read more)

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Skunk Works: A Personal Memoir of My Years of Lockheed
Skunk Works: A Personal Memoir of My Years of Lockheed
by Ben Rich
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Skunk Works is the true story, told for the first time, of America's most secret and successful aerospace operation. As recounted by Ben Rich, the operation's brilliant boss for nearly two decades, the story of Lockheed's legendary Skunk Works is a high... (read more)

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The Pursuit of Pleasure: Drugs and Stimulants in Iranian History, 1500-1900
The Pursuit of Pleasure: Drugs and Stimulants in Iranian History, 1500-1900
by Rudi Matthee
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"This excellent, well-written book is likely to become a classic work on the subject of drugs and stimulants both in Iran and the wider Islamic world. It will have a readership far beyond those individuals interested principally in Iranian or Middle... (read more)

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Worldly Philosopher: The Odyssey of Albert O. Hirschman
Worldly Philosopher: The Odyssey of Albert O. Hirschman
by Jeremy Adelman
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"This is an exceptional book. Hirschman's intellectual and political journey is described with sharpness and perspicacity. Family life, cultural encounters, and the imprints of a lifetime highlight the importance and significance of one of the most... (read more)

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Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist
Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist
by Roger Lowenstein
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The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt (Vintage)
The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt (Vintage)
by T J Stiles
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD In this groundbreaking biography, T.J. Stiles tells the dramatic story of Cornelius “Commodore” Vanderbilt, the combative man and American icon who, through his genius and force of... (read more)

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The Google Boys: Sergey Brin and Larry Page in Their Own Words (In Their Own Words)
The Google Boys: Sergey Brin and Larry Page in Their Own Words (In Their Own Words)
by George (edt) Beahm
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If you want to find something on the World Wide Web, you “Google” it. With its 1 million servers located around the world, the company handles over a billion search requests daily. But when the Internet first came online, people struggled to... (read more)

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Prophet of Innovation: Joseph Schumpeter and Creative Destruction
Prophet of Innovation: Joseph Schumpeter and Creative Destruction
by Thomas K. Mccraw
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2007-2009 Alfred and Fay Chandler Book Award in Business History, Business History... (read more)

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Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs
by Walter Isaacson
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The phenomenal bestseller from the author of the acclaimed biographies of Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein. Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years — as well as interviews with more than 100 family members... (read more)

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The Pursuit of Happyness
The Pursuit of Happyness
by Chris Gardner
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Finding Fish meets The Pact in this gripping story of Chris Gardner, a homeless father turned millionaire who refused to let his dire circumstances define himandndash;andndash;and who pulled himself up by his bootstraps to achieve the American Dream... (read more)

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The Father of Spin
The Father of Spin
by Larry Tye
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The Father of Spin is the first full-length biography of the legendary Edward L. Bernays, who, beginning in the 1920s, was one of the first and most successful practioners of the art of public relations. In this engrossing biography, Larry Tye uses... (read more)

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James J. Hill and the Opening of the Northwest (Borealis Books)
James J. Hill and the Opening of the Northwest (Borealis Books)
by Albro Martin
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James J. Hill (1838-1916), the Empire Builder, created a vast railroad network across the northwestern United States. In this splendid biography, Martin, the first researcher to have access to Hill's voluminous correspondence, richly portrays a man of... (read more)

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