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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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The roots of the bubble and the story of Wall Street's collapse can be told no clearer — nor with as much humor — as by Michael Lewis. If you read only one book that explains the current economic crisis, make it The Big Short.... (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 Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home
The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home
by Dan Ariely
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Why are we more motivated about our work when we feel it has meaning? Can we increase our enjoyment of an activity by interrupting it? Why do we believe that information from a dating web site, which reads more like a baseball card than a personality... (read more)

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The Beekeeper's Lament: How One Man and Half a Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America
The Beekeeper's Lament: How One Man and Half a Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America
by Hannah Nordhaus
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Consider the bee, which produces 1/12th of a teaspoon of honey over a lifetime of hundreds of trips to flowers. This intrepid insect is not just industrious, it's a touchstone for ecology today. Subject to threats ranging from monoculture to pesticides... (read more)

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The Troubled Man
The Troubled Man
by Henning Mankell
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The final installment in the Wallander series is a story about the transitory nature of memory. As Wallander sifts through the fading memories of witnesses and suspects to untangle the connections between recent events and those that occurred decades in... (read more)

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The Troubled Man
The Troubled Man
by Henning Mankell
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The final installment in the Wallander series is a story about the transitory nature of memory. As Wallander sifts through the fading memories of witnesses and suspects to untangle the connections between recent events and those that occurred decades in... (read more)

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Busy Monsters
Busy Monsters
by William Giraldi
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William Giraldi is one of those writers for whom every sentence matters. He commands language like Kinglsey Amis or Peter Carey. Busy Monsters is quite simply a fun book to read. I felt like Giraldi was letting me in on a joke and allowing me to come... (read more)

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The Troubled Man
The Troubled Man
by Henning Mankell
Staff Pick
The final installment in the Wallander series is a story about the transitory nature of memory. As Wallander sifts through the fading memories of witnesses and suspects to untangle the connections between recent events and those that occurred decades in... (read more)

Your price: $9.95
Used - Trade Paper

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