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  • The Future of Purpose-Driven Branding

    Signature Programs that Impact & Inspire Both Business and Society

    by David Aaker ...
    Demonstrates how investing in social programs will help businesses maintain relevance in an ever-changing marketExplains how employees and customers demand visible activism from companies that invest in social developmentOutlines how signature social programs provide focused branding that communicates with customers, impacts communities, and advances a businessDepicts how a business can ... Read more

    $8.99 USD $0.99 USD

  • So You Want to Start a Podcast

    Finding Your Voice, Telling Your Story, and Building a Community That Will Listen

    An inspiring, comprehensive, step-by-step guide to creating a hit show, So You Want to Start a Podcast covers everything from hosting and guest booking to editing and marketing - while offering plenty of encouragement and insider stories along the way. Though they are the fastest-growing form of media, podcasts can actually be tricky to create—and even harder to sustain. Few know the secrets of ... Read more

    $16.49 USD

  • Anatomy of an Epidemic

    Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America

    Updated with bonus material, including a new foreword and afterword with new research, this New York Times bestseller is essential reading for a time when mental health is constantly in the news.In this astonishing and startling book, award-winning science and history writer Robert Whitaker investigates a medical mystery: Why has the number of disabled mentally ill in the United States tripled ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Thirty Days' War

    A pulse-pounding aviation thriller

    by Max Hennessy ...
    Book 3 - The By Air, By Land, By Sea Collection
    A swarm of enemy aircraft. A hopeless task. A brilliant commander.Kubaiyah, an RAF airstrip squeezed between a razor-like ridge and a harsh desert plain, must be defended. But with the Nazis poised to conquer the Middle East and Britain stripped of her allies, things look bleak.Only the eccentric and gifted flying officer, Anthony Boumphrey, can save them. Armed with forty planes, all of which are ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Keep Them Close

    A gripping domestic suspense thriller with an incredible twist

    by Sophie Flynn ...
    'I absolutely raced through this book - beautifully suspenseful, pacy and smart. A real talent in the psych thriller genre.' L.V. Matthews, author of The TwinsShe trusted a stranger with her secrets. Now she's paying the price.Emily loves her four-year-old twin daughters. Like any frazzled mum, she spends her time wiping up spills, cooking their favourite meals and putting plasters on scraped ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Kitchen Confidential

    Anthony Bourdain, host of Parts Unknown, reveals "twenty-five years of sex, drugs, bad behavior and haute cuisine" in his breakout New York Times bestseller Kitchen Confidential.Bourdain spares no one's appetite when he told all about what happens behind the kitchen door. Bourdain uses the same "take-no-prisoners" attitude in his deliciously funny and shockingly delectable book, sure to delight ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Ask Iwata

    Words of Wisdom from Satoru Iwata, Nintendo's Legendary CEO

    by Satoru Iwata ...
    series Ask Iwata
    Satoru Iwata was the global president and CEO of Nintendo and a gifted programmer who played a key role in the creation of many of the world’s best-known games. He led the production of innovative platforms such as the Nintendo DS and the Wii, and laid the groundwork for the development of the wildly successful Pokémon Go game and the Nintendo Switch. Known for his analytical and imaginative mind, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Next Shift

    The Fall of Industry and the Rise of Health Care in Rust Belt America

    Winner of the Frederick Jackson Turner AwardWinner of the C. L. R. James AwardA ProMarket Best Political Economy Book of the YearMen in hardhats were once the heart of America’s working class; now it is women in scrubs. What does this shift portend for our future?Pittsburgh was once synonymous with steel. But today most of its mills are gone. Like so many places across the United States, a city ... Read more

    $28.99 USD

  • Productize

    More and more traditional professional services firms are turning to "productization" as a strategy to grow, improve valuations, and to fend off new digital-first competitors. However, many of them will fail and waste a lot of money in the process. Productize first outlines the "Seven Deadly Productization Mistakes" made when pursuing a product strategy, then provides the blueprint for overcoming ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • The Front Office Manual

    The Definitive Guide to Trading, Structuring and Sales

    series Global Financial Markets
    The Front Office Manual is unique, providing clear and direct explanations of tools and techniques relevant to front office work. From how to build a yield curve, to how a swap works, to what exactly 'product control' is supposed to do, this book is essential reading for anyone who works (or wants to work) on the 'sell side'. ... Read more

    $53.99 USD

  • The New Goliaths

    How Corporations Use Software to Dominate Industries, Kill Innovation, and Undermine Regulation

    by James Bessen ...
    An approach to reinvigorating economic competition that doesn’t break up corporate giants, but compels them to share their technology, data, and knowledge“Bessen is a master of unpacking the nuances of a complex array of interrelated trends to build a coherent story of how the promise of the democratized Internet ended up under the control of just a few. Read The New Goliaths to see how the forest ... Read more

    $21.99 USD

  • Lentil Underground

    Renegade Farmers and the Future of Food in America

    by Liz Carlisle ...
    A protégé of Michael Pollan shares the story of a little known group of renegade farmers who defied corporate agribusiness by launching a unique sustainable farm-to-table food movement.The story of the Lentil Underground begins on a 280-acre homestead rooted in America’s Great Plains: the Oien family farm. Forty years ago, corporate agribusiness told small farmers like the Oiens to “get big or get ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Burnout Challenge

    Managing People’s Relationships with Their Jobs

    Two pioneering researchers identify key causes of workplace burnout and reveal what managers can do to promote increased productivity and health.Burnout is among the most significant on-the-job hazards facing workers today. It is also among the most misunderstood. In particular, we tend to characterize burnout as a personal issue—a problem employees should fix themselves by getting therapy, ... Read more

    $20.99 USD

  • Shipping Container Farming

    New Age Farming

    This book is the first book to be written about hydroponic farming inside a shipping container. It is a true story about the first African American to own and operate a hydroponic farming shipping container. Readers get a glimpse in the life of DeMario Vitalis and get to understand the test, trials, and tribulations that he had to overcome to become a Black farmer. As you read this book you will ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • IBM

    The Rise and Fall and Reinvention of a Global Icon

    series History of Computing
    A history of one of the most influential American companies of the last century.For decades, IBM shaped the way the world did business. IBM products were in every large organization, and IBM corporate culture established a management style that was imitated by companies around the globe. It was “Big Blue, ” an icon. And yet over the years, IBM has gone through both failure and success, surviving ... Read more

    $27.99 USD

  • Managing Humans

    More Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software Engineering Manager

    by Michael Lopp ...
    In this fourth edition of the bestselling business book Managing Humans, author MichaelLopp continues to draw leadership advice from some of the most important softwarecompanies of our modern age. Educational stories from companies such as Apple, Slack, andPinterest detail the experiences of bright software engineers in an ever-changing industry.This revised edition of Managing Humans expands on ... Read more

    $28.99 USD

  • Console Wars

    Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation

    Now a documentary on CBS All Access.Following the success of The Accidental Billionaires and Moneyball comes Console Wars—a mesmerizing, behind-the-scenes business thriller that chronicles how Sega, a small, scrappy gaming company led by an unlikely visionary and a team of rebels, took on the juggernaut Nintendo and revolutionized the video game industry.In 1990, Nintendo had a virtual monopoly on ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Always Cedar Point

    A Memoir of the Midway

    Hold on tight!“Always Cedar Point, a Memoir of the Midway” gives the reader an insider’s view of the operations of the world’s greatest amusement park, Cedar Point. From a summer as a 20-year old ride operator on the Frontier Lift to becoming the park’s general manager 35 years later, John Hildebrandt brings the reader inside the fascinating world of what it takes to market and operate a ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • Dreams Come True at Glendale Hall

    A romantic, uplifting and feelgood read

    Book 5 - Glendale Hall
    Lorna is following her dreams. But can she follow her heart?Lorna Ferguson has dreamt of opening her own bed and breakfast in the village of Glendale for as long as she’d pictured falling in love. While her love life remains frankly hopeless, Lorna is determined to secure Dove House – the home she imagined living in as a child – to start this new venture with her family.Along with brother Adam, ... Read more

    $3.99 USD $0.99 USD

  • Crash Course

    The American Automobile Industry's Road from Glory to Disaster

    With an updated Afterword by the author.This is the epic saga of the American automobile industry’s rise and demise, a compelling story of hubris, missed opportunities, and self-inflicted wounds that culminates with the president of the United States ushering two of Detroit’s Big Three car companies—once proud symbols of prosperity—through bankruptcy. With unprecedented access, Pulitzer Prize ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $4.99 USD

  • Hard Landing

    The Epic Contest for Power and Profits That Plunged the Airlines into Chaos

    In this updated paperback edition of a "rich, readable, and authoritative" Fortune) book, Wall Street Journal reporter Petzinger tells the dramatic story of how a dozen men, including Robert Crandall of American Airlines, Frank Borman of Eastern, and Richard Ferris of United, battled for control of the world's airlines. ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Reputation and Power

    Organizational Image and Pharmaceutical Regulation at the FDA

    Book 111 - Princeton Studies in American Politics: Historical, International, and Comparative Perspectives
    How the FDA became the world's most powerful regulatory agencyThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration is the most powerful regulatory agency in the world. How did the FDA become so influential? And how exactly does it wield its extraordinary power? Reputation and Power traces the history of FDA regulation of pharmaceuticals, revealing how the agency's organizational reputation has been the primary ... Read more

    $39.99 USD

  • Waiter Rant

    Thanks for the Tip--Confessions of a Cynical Waiter

    According to The Waiter, eighty percent of customers are nice people just looking for something to eat. The remaining twenty percent, however, are socially maladjusted psychopaths. Waiter Rant offers the server's unique point of view, replete with tales of customer stupidity, arrogant misbehavior, and unseen bits of human grace transpiring in the most unlikely places. Through outrageous stories, ... Read more

    $12.49 USD

  • Care After Covid: What the Pandemic Revealed Is Broken in Healthcare and How to Reinvent It

    A practical action plan for reinventing healthcare in a post-pandemic world—from a physician-entrepreneur who works with Fortune 500 companies.If the healthcare system were an emperor, Covid-19 tragically revealed that it had no clothes. Healthcare had to adapt, and quickly―sparking a dramatic acceleration of virtual care, drive-through testing, and home-based services. In the process, old rules ... Read more

    $20.99 USD