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  • Crashed

    How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World

    by Adam Tooze ...
    **A New York Times Notable Book of 2018. Winner of the 2019 Lionel Gelber Prize'Majestic, informative and often delightful ... insights on every page' Yanis Varoufakis, ObserverThe definitive history of the Great Financial Crisis, from the acclaimed author of The Deluge and The Wages of Destruction.**In September 2008 the Great Financial Crisis, triggered by the collapse of Lehman brothers, shook ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The World for Sale

    Money, Power and the Traders Who Barter the Earth’s Resources

    'Gripping' Economist'Jaw-dropping' Sunday Times'Riveting' Financial Times'Fascinating' ReutersWe are entering an age of energy crises and food shortages. This book reveals why.Meet the swashbuckling traders who supply the world with energy, food and metal.Their goal: To make billions by buying and selling raw materials - flogg... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Davos Man

    How the Billionaires Devoured the World

    A San Francisco Chronicle BestsellerThe New York Times’s Global Economics Correspondent masterfully reveals how billionaires’ systematic plunder of the world—brazenly accelerated during the pandemic—has transformed 21st-century life and dangerously destabilized democracy.“Davos Man will be read a hundred years from now as a warning.” —Evan Osnos“Excellent. A powerful, fiery book, a... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • The Wages of Destruction

    The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy

    by Adam Tooze ...
    Adam Tooze's The Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy provides a groundbreaking new account of how Hitler established himself in power, mobilized for war - and led his country to annihilation.Was the tragedy of the Second World War determined by Nazi Germany's terrifying power, or by its fatal weakness?This gripping and universally-acclaimed new history tells the real ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Anarchy

    The Relentless Rise of the East India Company

    THE TOP 5 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S BEST BOOKS OF 2019THE TIMES HISTORY BOOK OF THE YEARFINALIST FOR THE CUNDILL HISTORY PRIZE 2020LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2019A FINANCIAL TIMES, OBSERVER, DAILY TELEGRAPH, WALL STREET JOURNAL AND TIMES BOOK OF ... ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Factfulness

    Ten Reasons We're Wrong About The World - And Why Things Are Better Than You Think

    'One of the most important books I've ever read - an indispensable guide to thinking clearly about the world' BILL GATES'A hopeful book about the potential for human progress when we work off facts rather than our inherent biases' BARACK OBAMAThe international bestseller, inspiring and revelatory, filled with lively anecdotes and moving stories, Factfulness is an urgent and essential book that ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Truth About Crypto

    A Practical, Easy-to-Understand Guide to Bitcoin, Blockchain, NFTs, and Other Digital Assets

    by Ric Edelman ...
    **A SABEW BEST IN BUSINESS BOOK AWARDS FINALISTA straightforward, practical guide to the newest frontier in investment strategy—crypto—from #1 New York Times bestselling author and personal finance expert Ric Edelman.**Blockchain and bitcoin are here to stay—and as the Bank of England stated, this new technology could “transform the global financial system.” No wonder PWC says blockchain ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Utopia for Realists

    And How We Can Get There

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Listen out for Rutger Bregman. He has a big future shaping the future' Observer'A more politically radical Malcolm Gladwell' New York Times'The Dutch wunderkind of new ideas' GuardianIn Utopia for Realists, Rutger Bregman shows that we can construct a society with visionary ideas that are, in fact, wholly implementable.... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • 變化中的世界秩序:橋水基金應對國家興衰的原則

    Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order: Why Nations Succeed and Fail

    Translated by 陳儀, 鍾玉玨, 顧淑馨, 陳世杰 ...
    ★《原則》作者達利歐最新力作,唯一中文完整版!★在變動世界裡找到不變的「大週期」,定位現在、推測未來、預作準備★美中爭霸、誰上誰下?橋水基金用演算法打分數!算出衝突2026年在台海爆發?★比爾.蓋茲、三任美國財長、華爾街巨擘一致推薦必讀「刺激思考,超級重要的必讀之書,書中列出很多事實,創造出一幅難以反駁的驚人圖像。我希望更多人閱讀和討論這本書。」——比爾.蓋茲 (微軟創辦人)幾年前,橋水基金創辦人達利歐發現一生未曾發生過,但歷史上曾多次發生的重大發展正開始醞釀,包括三大週期循環進入緊張狀態:1)長期債務與資本市場週期:鉅額債務與零利率促使世界三大準備通貨國大量印製鈔票;2)內部有序與混亂週期:各國的財富、政治與價值觀鴻溝擴大到百年來最嚴重狀態,並導致各國國內大規模政治與社會衝突,尤其美國;3)外部有序與混亂週期;以及世界新強權(中國)的崛起對當前... ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • 橡皮擦計畫:兩位天才心理學家,一段改變世界的情誼

    THE UNDOING PROJECT:A Friendship That Changed Our Minds

    Translated by 吳凱琳 ...
    Book 77 - 早安財經講堂
    如果偏見可以抹除,人生會不會更美好?回到1969年,他們倆在校園裡相遇。丹尼爾.康納曼(Daniel Kahneman)和阿莫斯.特沃斯基(Amos Tversky)──兩位同樣是風雲人物、但各方面卻近乎南轅北轍的天才,跌破眾人眼鏡地「在一起」了。剛開始,他們若即若離,到後來形影相隨,不僅聯手解開了一個又一個人類心智之謎、挑戰人們判斷與決策的理性模式,兩人跨領域的研究還為經濟、醫學、政治、社會……帶來深遠的影響與改革,最後,甚至用心理學的理論贏得了一座諾貝爾經濟學獎。有一天,康納曼手寫了一則便條給特沃斯基,他稱之為「橡皮擦計畫」──他想知道,遭遇人生中的挫折,我們是如何面對的?我們如何「抹除」一個又一個的遺憾與悔恨,繼續迎向明天?但是,特沃斯基沒有立刻回覆他,直到……麥可‧路易士寫了一個「令人屏息的故事,讀到最後我眼眶已泛著淚水」《紐約時報》書評作者感動推薦"謝謝麥可寫了這本書!... ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Big Short

    Inside the Doomsday Machine

    by Michael Lewis ...
    THE OUTRAGEOUS NO.1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER, NOW AN OSCAR- AND BAFTA-WINNING FILMFrom the jungles of the trading floor to the casinos of Las Vegas, The Big Short, Michael Lewis's No.1 bestseller, tells the story of the misfits, renegades and visionaries who saw that the biggest credit bubble of all time was about to burst, bet against the banking system - and made a killing.'In the hands of ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Bourgeois Equality

    How Ideas, Not Capital or Institutions, Enriched the World

    How standards of living have skyrocketed since 1800, and the political philosophy that made it possible: “Persuasive…richly detailed and erudite.”—Financial TimesThere’s little doubt that most humans today are better off than their forebears. Stunningly so, the economist and historian Deirdre McCloskey argues in this concluding volume of her trilogy celebrating the oft-derided virtues of the ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Quarterly Essay 81 Getting to Zero

    Australia's Energy Transition

    by Alan Finkel ...
    Book 81 - Quarterly Essay
    The world is overheating, and despite good intentions and significant efforts, emissions increase nearly every year. The challenge is immense, but there are solutions.In this lucid, inspiring essay, Alan Finkel maps Australia’s path forward. He explains the solar and wind revolution, and addresses the challenge of intermittent supply. He introduces hydrogen, the energy hope of the future. He ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Quarterly Essay 70 Dead Right

    How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next

    Book 70 - Quarterly Essay
    How did the big banks get away with so much for so long? Why are so many aged-care residents malnourished? And when did arms manufacturers start sponsoring the Australian War Memorial?In this passionate essay, Richard Denniss explores what neoliberalism has done to Australian society. For decades, we have been led to believe that the private sector does everything better, that governments can’t ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Humankind

    A Hopeful History

    THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA Guardian, Daily Telegraph, New Statesman and Daily Express Book of the Year'Hugely, highly and happily recommended'Stephen Fry'You should read Humankind. You'll learn a lot (I did) and you'll have good reason to feel better about the human race'Tim Harf... ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Energy Economics

    Science, Policy, and Economic Applications

    Energy Economics: Science, Policy, and Economic Applications explains energy systems from an economics perspective. Specifically, the author uses the tools of economics to analyze the development of modern energy systems, the world’s reliance on fossil fuels, and the components of a transition to cleaner energy resources. He also considers the science and policy underlying important energy issues, ... Read more

    $56.99 AUD

  • A White Christmas on Winter Street

    by Sue Moorcroft ...
    ‘Fun, festive and fabulous. A story that sparkles like Christmas snow.’ MILLY JOHNSON‘A page-turner’ – Woman’s WeeklyWhen Sky Terran returns to the village of Middledip after losing the job she loves, she anticipates a quiet Christmas getting used to her new life. However, the annual street decoration competition is coming up and this year, the residents of Winter Street are determined to win.As ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Franchise Your Business

    The Guide to Employing the Greatest Growth Strategy Ever

    by Mark Siebert ...
    Franchise Your GrowthExpert franchise consultant Mark Siebert delivers the ultimate how-to guide to employing the greatest growth strategy ever—franchising. Siebert tells you what to expect, how to move forward, and avoid costly mistakes as he imparts decades of experience, insights, and practical advice to help grow your business exponentially through franchising.Learn how to:Evaluate your ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Price of Time

    The Real Story of Interest

    The first book of the next crisis.*Longlisted for the 2022 Financial Times Business Book of the Year Award*All economic and financial activities take place across time. Interest coordinates these activities. The story of capitalism is thus the story of interest: the price that individuals, companies and nations pay to borrow money.In The Price of Time, Edward Chancellor traces the history of ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Meditations

    Marcus Aurelius was born in Rome in 121 AD and would become its Emperor from 161 to 180. Considered by Machiavelli as the last of the good Emperors, Marcus Aurelius would become one of the most important of the Stoic philosophers. The "Meditations," which he wrote in Greek, are among the most noteworthy expressions of this system, and exhibit it favorably on its practical side. The work is a ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • China After Mao

    The Rise of a Superpower

    _______________A SPECTATOR AND NEW STATESMAN BOOK OF THE YEAR'A revolutionary book' Sunday Times'A pulsating account that makes clear how important it is to look beneath the surface when it comes to any period or region in history – but above all to China' Peter Frankopan, TLS'Essential reading for anyone who wants to know what has shaped today's C... ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Principles of Economics

    Alfred Marshall (1842-1924) was one of the most influential English economists of his time. Known as one of the founders of neoclassical economics, Marshall desired to improve the mathematical rigor of economics and transform it into a more scientific profession. Although he took economics to a more mathematically meticulous level, he did not want mathematics to overshadow economics. Marshall ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • The Great Economists

    How Their Ideas Can Help Us Today

    by Linda Yueh ...
    What can the ideas of history's greatest economists tell us about the most important issues of our time?'The best place to start to learn about the very greatest economists of all time' Professor Tyler Cowen, author of The Complacent Class and The Great Stagnation___________________________Since the days of Adam Smith, economists have grappled with a series of familiar problems -- but often their ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Ascent of Money

    A Financial History of the World

    Bread, cash, dosh, dough, loot. Call if what you like, it matters now more than ever. In The Ascent of Money, Niall Ferguson shows that financial history is the back-story to all history.From the banking dynasty who funded the Italian Renaissance to the stock market bubble that caused the French Revolution, this is the story of booms and busts as it's never been told before.With the world in the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD