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  • The Mushroom at the End of the World

    On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins

    What a rare mushroom can teach us about sustaining life on a fragile planetMatsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world—and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere. Through its ability to nurture trees, matsutake helps forests to grow in daunting places. It is also an edible delicacy in Japan, where it sometimes commands astronomical prices. In all its ... Read more

    $13.69 USD

  • The Late Shift

    Letterman, Leno, & the Network Battle for the Night

    by Bill Carter ...
    This “gripping” New York Times bestseller from the host of CNN podcast Behind the Desk tells the true story—and backstage drama—of late-night comedy (Los Angeles Times).When beloved host Johnny Carson announced his retirement after thirty years on The Tonight Show, millions of Americans mourned. But inside the television industry, the news ignited a battle between two amazing talents—Jay Leno and ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Outcomes over Output: Why Customer Behavior Is the Key Metric for Business Success

    by Joshua Seiden ...
    In the old days, when we made physical products, setting project goals wasn't that hard. But in today's service - and software-driven world, "done" is less obvious. When is Amazon done? When is Google done? Or Facebook? In reality, services powered by digital systems are never done. So then how do we give teams a goal that they can work on? Mostly, we simply ask teams to build features - but ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • A Question of Power

    Electricity and the Wealth of Nations

    by Robert Bryce ...
    Historically, it was guns, germs, and steel that determined the fates of people and nations. Now, more than ever, it is electricity.Global demand for power is doubling every two decades, but electricity remains one of the most difficult forms of energy to supply and do so reliably. Today, some three billion people live in places where per-capita electricity use is less than what's used by an ... Read more

    $16.99 USD $3.99 USD

  • Contemporary Leadership in Sport Organizations

    by David Scott ...
    Contemporary Leadership in Sport Organizations blends research on leadership with practical application of the skills and knowledge that students will need on the job. This text provides sport management students with a comprehensive understanding of the complex topic of leadership in sport through a presentation of foundational and contemporary research, numerous practical examples and analytical ... Read more

    $58.49 USD

  • Hotbox

    Inside Catering, the Food World's Riskiest Business

    by Matt Lee, Ted Lee ...
    Matt Lee and Ted Lee take on the competitive, wild world of high-end catering, exposing the secrets of a food business few home cooks or restaurant chefs ever experience.Hotbox reveals the real-life drama behind cavernous event spaces and soaring white tents, where cooking conditions have more in common with a mobile army hospital than a restaurant. Known for their modern take on Southern cooking, ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Complete Caterer

    A Practical Guide to the Craft and Business of Catering, Updated and Revised

    Colorful, festive, and filled with imaginative ideas, this superb Christmas cookbook features cakes, cookies, and other holiday favorites, plus full-course menus, great gift ideas, and much more.Full color photographs and B & W illustrations throughout ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • The Everything Guide to Starting and Running a Restaurant

    The ultimate resource for starting a successful restaurant!

    by Ronald Lee ...
    series Everything®
    It takes a lot more than top-notch cooking skills to launch and run a successful eatery. But if you're a hopeful chef or hungry entrepreneur looking to open the next hot spot, you'll find everything you need in this accessible guide! Written by veteran restaurant owner and manager Ronald Lee, this guide offers solid advice on how to:Secure financing and find the perfect siteDevelop an engaging ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Bourbon

    A History of the American Spirit

    “THE DEFINITIVE HISTORY OF BOURBON.”—Sacramento BeeA Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance BestsellerA ROLLICKING BIOGRAPHY OF BOURBON WHISKEY THAT DOUBLES AS “A COMPLEX AND ENTERTAINING” (WALL STREET JOURNAL) HISTORY OF AMERICA ITSELFFew products are so completely or intimately steeped in the American story as bourbon whiskey. As Dane Huckelbridge's masterfully crafted history reveals, the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Phoenix Project

    A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win

    ***Over a half-million sold! And available now, the Wall Street Journal Bestselling sequel The Unicorn Project*******“Every person involved in a failed IT project should be forced to read this book.”—TIM O'REILLY, Founder & CEO of O'Reilly Media**“**The Phoenix Project is a must read for business and IT executives who are struggling with the growing complexity of IT.”—JIM ... ... Read more

    $10.69 USD

  • America’s Most Sustainable Cities and Regions

    Surviving the 21st Century Megatrends

    This book takes you on a unique journey through American history, taking time to consider the forces that shaped the development of various cities and regions, and arrives at an unexpected conclusion regarding sustainability. From the American Dream to globalization to the digital and information revolutions, we assume that humans have taken control of our collective destinies in spite of potholes ... Read more

    $31.49 USD

  • Once Upon a Car

    The Fall and Resurrection of America's Big Three Automakers--GM, Ford, and Chrysler

    by Bill Vlasic ...
    Once Upon a Car is the fascinating epic story of the rise, fall, and rebirth of the Big Three U.S. automakers, General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler. Written by Bill Vlasic, the Detroit bureau chief for the New York Times and acclaimed author of Taken for a Ride, this eye-opening, richly anecdotal work is more than a riveting and insightful business history. It offers a clear-eyed view of the present ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Communicating for Managerial Effectiveness

    Challenges | Strategies | Solutions

    The Sixth Edition of Communicating Managerial Effectiveness skilfully integrates theory, research, and real-world case studies into models designed to enhance understanding of complex communication issues and guide thoughtful responses to the challenges. The book’s "Wheel of Communication Effectiveness" model illustrates the unified nature of a world-class communication system.This book equips ... Read more

    $78.29 USD

  • AI 2041

    Ten Visions for Our Future

    How will artificial intelligence change our world within twenty years?“This inspired collaboration between a pioneering technologist and a visionary writer of science fiction offers bold and urgent insights.”—Yann LeCun, winner of the Turing Award; chief AI scientist, Facebook“Amazingly entertaining . . . Lee and Chen take us on an immersive trip through the future. . . . Eye-opening.”—Mark ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Looting Machine

    Warlords, Oligarchs, Corporations, Smugglers, and the Theft of Africa's Wealth

    by Tom Burgis ...
    One of Financial Times' Books of the Year, 2015The trade in oil, gas, gems, metals and rare earth minerals wreaks havoc in Africa. During the years when Brazil, India, China and the other "emerging markets" have transformed their economies, Africa's resource states remained tethered to the bottom of the industrial supply chain. While Africa accounts for about 30 per cent of the world's reserves of ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Empire of Pain

    The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty

    **NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • A grand, devastating portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, famed for their philanthropy, whose fortune was built by Valium and whose reputation was destroyed by OxyContin. From the prize-winning and bestselling author of Say Nothing, as featured in the HBO documentary Crime of the Century.ON PRESIDENT OBAMA’S SUMMER 2021 READING LIST**The Sackler name ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Soldadura MAG de estructuras de acero al carbono. FMEC0210

    Libro especializado que se ajusta al desarrollo de la cualificación profesional y adquisición de certificados de profesionalidad. Manual imprescindible para la formación y la capacitación, que se basa en los principios de la cualificación y dinamización del conocimiento, como premisas para la mejora de la empleabilidad y eficacia para el desempeño del trabajo. ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Press Reset

    Ruin and Recovery in the Video Game Industry

    From the bestselling author of Blood, Sweat, and Pixels comes the next definitive, behind-the-scenes account of the video game industry: how some of the past decade's most renowned studios fell apart—and the stories, both triumphant and tragic, of what happened next.Jason Schreier's groundbreaking reporting has earned him a place among the preeminent investigative journalists covering the world of ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

    The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

    The challenges to humanity posed by the digital future, the first detailed examination of the unprecedented form of power called "surveillance capitalism," and the quest by powerful corporations to predict and control our behavior.In this masterwork of original thinking and research, Shoshana Zuboff provides startling insights into the phenomenon that she has named surveillance capitalism. The ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • The Gutenberg Revolution

    by John Man ...
    In 1450, all Europe's books were handcopied and amounted to only a few thousand. By 1500 they were printed, and numbered in their millions. The invention of one man - Johann Gutenberg - had caused a revolution. Printing by movable type was a discovery waiting to happen.Born in 1400 in Mainz, Germany, Gutenberg struggled against a background of plague and religious upheaval to bring his remarkable ... Read more

    $13.19 USD

  • Gods and Kings

    The Rise and Fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano

    by Dana Thomas ...
    More than two decades ago, John Galliano and Alexander McQueen arrived on the fashions scene when the business was in an artistic and economic rut. Both wanted to revolutionize fashion in a way no one had in decades. They shook the establishment out of its bourgeois, minimalist stupor with daring, sexy designs. They turned out landmark collections in mesmerizing, theatrical shows that retailers ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Fossil Future

    Why Global Human Flourishing Requires More Oil, Coal, and Natural Gas--Not Less

    by Alex Epstein ...
    The New York Times bestselling author of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels draws on the latest data and new insights to challenge everything you thought you knew about the future of energyFor over a decade, philosopher and energy expert Alex Epstein has predicted that any negative impacts of fossil fuel use on our climate will be outweighed by the unique benefits of fossil fuels to human flourishing ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

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  • We Are Data

    Algorithms and the Making of Our Digital Selves

    What identity means in an algorithmic age: how it works, how our lives are controlled by it, and how we can resist itAlgorithms are everywhere, organizing the near limitless data that exists in our world. Derived from our every search, like, click, and purchase, algorithms determine the news we get, the ads we see, the information accessible to us and even who our friends are. These complex ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • Optimised Future State: Making the Most of Process Mapping

    Do you get stuck with your future state maps?This short guide, ‘Optimised Future State’, can help you and your team to adopt a very straightforward and easy to use framework that takes the guesswork out of developing an optimal future state map for your business.Whether your process mapping is part of a Lean initiative, or is part of your existing culture, the framework presented will help you to ... Read more

    $2.99 USD