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Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing
Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing
by Ashley & Bronson Merryman, Po
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A blend of science and storytelling, this illuminating, entertaining book takes a look at the nature of competition. Engaging and instructive, every reader will find something in here to be surprised by or learn from.... (read more)

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On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (10th Anniversary Edition)
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (10th Anniversary Edition)
by Stephen King
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Whether or not you read Stephen King's fiction, if you're interested in writing, you'll love this book. Now in a handsome paperback anniversary edition.... (read more)

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Shackleton's Way: Leadership Lessons from the Great Antarctic Explorer
Shackleton's Way: Leadership Lessons from the Great Antarctic Explorer
by Margot Morrell and Stephanie Capparell
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Morrell and Capparell do a wonderful job of articulating Shackleton's leadership successes in everyday terms that will resonate with decision-makers in all varieties of business. Lessons in team-building and performance management are evident throughout... (read more)

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The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
by Michael Lewis
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Lewis describes the causes of the financial crisis with clarity, while putting it all in a very human context by focusing on a few of the individuals involved. It would have been easy for Lewis to second guess — in retrospect, it seems crazy to have... (read more)

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The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy
The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy
by Raj Patel
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Raj Patel's remarkable and ambitious new book asks some basic economic and political questions and comes up with surprising solutions. Patel explores ways we might more accurately value the world, arguing that our current market system is deeply flawed... (read more)

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Upside Down
Upside Down
by Eduardo Galeano
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Journalist, historian, poet, author — there is no other writer whose style is comparable to that of Eduardo Galeano. The Uruguayan penner, best known for his acclaimed Memory of Fire trilogy, further indicts our culture of privilege in Upside Down... (read more)

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Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain
Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain
by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
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Sharpen your insight in the world around you by training your brain to think differently. Bold and funny, this fascinating book teaches readers how to apply the genius approach behind Freakonomics and see the world unconventionally, yet more clearly.... (read more)

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Flash Boys
Flash Boys
by Michael Lewis
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Lewis yet again pens an investigative and insightful story of money and finance, proving once more his skill at capturing what defines our era.... (read more)

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The Handmade Marketplace: How to Sell Your Crafts Locally, Globally, and Online
The Handmade Marketplace: How to Sell Your Crafts Locally, Globally, and Online
by Kari Chapin
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Dreaming of quitting your day job and opening up an Etsy shop? Kari Chapin, with help from crafty experts like Amy Karol (Bend the Rules with Fabric) and Megan Reardon (notmartha.org), has written a timely and inspiring guide to starting, marketing, and... (read more)

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Julius Knipl, Real Estate Photographer: Stories
Julius Knipl, Real Estate Photographer: Stories
by Ben Katchor
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I first became aware of Katchor's sublime black and white strips in the pages of Art Spiegelman's Raw magazine. "(His) picture stories speak a sad, beautiful clarity," R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe once remarked. Compiled from strips published in The Forward... (read more)

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Conspiracy of Fools: A True Story
Conspiracy of Fools: A True Story
by Kurt Eichenwald
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Intricately detailed yet compulsively readable, Conspiracy of Fools is the best account yet of the Enron debacle. Eichenwald makes you feel like you are there — in the boardroom, on the cell phone — while the deals get brokered and the walls come... (read more)

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The Work: My Search for a Life That Matters
The Work: My Search for a Life That Matters
by Wes Moore
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In this follow-up to his compelling memoir The Other Wes Moore, Moore continues his story as a new Rhodes Scholar through the next 10 years of his life. Broken down into chapters of "lessons," The Work is an inspiration, encouraging service to others as... (read more)

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Mavericks at Work: Why the Most Original Minds in Business Win
Mavericks at Work: Why the Most Original Minds in Business Win
by William C. Taylor and Polly LaBarre
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With access to thirty-two companies across a wide range of industries — from Craigslist to Southwest Airlines to Pixar Animation Studios — the cofounder of Fast Company teams with one of the magazine's senior editors to profile the most innovative... (read more)

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What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures
What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures
by Malcolm Gladwell
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Twenty-two of Malcolm Gladwell's favorite "adventures," all previously published in the New Yorker, come together in this engaging book. Gladwell's contagious curiosity helps us understand how other people feel about the topics of homelessness, ketchup... (read more)

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Customer Genius (09 Edition)
Customer Genius (09 Edition)
by Peter Fisk
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Customer Genius is an accessible, timely book for businesses looking for an edge on the competition. Fisk has filled this handy little book with tons of facts and ideas. A must read.... (read more)

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Brew to Bikes: Portland's Artisan Economy (Openbook)
Brew to Bikes: Portland's Artisan Economy (Openbook)
by Charles Heying
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Whether you're a local looking to confirm what you've always suspected about your hometown (that it's awesome) or an outsider looking to understand (and perhaps emulate) Portland's unique artisan economy, Brew to Bikes is a delightful and inspirational... (read more)

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Boob Jubilee: The Cultural Politics of the New Economy
Boob Jubilee: The Cultural Politics of the New Economy
by Thomas Frank and Dave Mulcahey
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"Like almost every book on politics and culture, I don't agree with all the sentiments, but there is a good deal of food for thought contained within. Whether they are discussing the economic fallacies of the dotcom billions, Republican hypocrisy in the... (read more)

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The Thank You Economy
The Thank You Economy
by Gary Vaynerchuk
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In The Thank You Economy, Gary Vaynerchuk leads by inspirational example as he urges businesses to build relationships with their customers, to woo them with marketing strategies oozing with realness and affability. Entrepreneurs take heed — I... (read more)

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The Art of Asking Your Boss for a Raise
The Art of Asking Your Boss for a Raise
by Georges Perec
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French experimental writer and Oulipo member Georges Perec was commissioned in the late 1960s to "use a computer's basic mode of operation as a writing device." Writing within a self-imposed set of constraints aimed at mimicking a computer's internal... (read more)

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Escape from Cubicle Nation: From Corporate Prisoner to Thriving Entrepreneur
Escape from Cubicle Nation: From Corporate Prisoner to Thriving Entrepreneur
by Pamela Slim
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I work for Powell's — a pretty far cry from a "corporate prison" — but even so, I found Escape from Cubicle Nation to be equal parts inspirational and practical. Mixing contemporary research with anecdotes and exercises, Slim's engaging book will... (read more)

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