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Genealogy of American Finance Cover Image
$60.00
ISBN: 9780231170260
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Published: Columbia University Press - March 17th, 2015

A unique coffee-table sized book charting the evolution of the American financial system. Replete with archival images, historical context, and genealogy trees of the most famous trading firms, banks, and other monetary institutions, this will make a stunning gift for readers of American History and business books. (Keaton)


The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062296009
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Published: Harper - October 27th, 2015

Who runs the world, pushing it forward, creating new ideas: those in power? Not according to Ridley, who uses powerful anecdotes to suggest that real change happens from the bottom-up. A book in praise of the little man, perfect for young people just getting started to change the world! (Ben)


The Devil's Financial Dictionary Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781610396059
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: PublicAffairs - October 7th, 2015

Still enraged about our financial meltdown of 2008? Vent that anger using this helpful book, which breaks down all the causes of the collapse--including the venomous men behind the whole thing. Nothing fake about this book--and who ever said that hostility can’t make for good reading? (Ben)


Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780804136693
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Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - September 29th, 2015

There are real psychics in the world, though they tend not to have magical powers; they are, instead, experts in their fields. But what makes them experts? And can such skills be taught? Tetlock’s book studies the talents of some real life people who, in their own ways, can see into the future. (Ben)


America's Bank: The Epic Struggle to Create the Federal Reserve Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781594205491
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Published: Penguin Press - October 20th, 2015

The Federal Reserve is a contentious topic these days, and...well, it always has been! WSJ financial analyst Roger Lowenstein reveals the actual political battles and backroom machinations that went into the founding of America’s first central bank in 1913, and traces its history all the way to our present debate on banking policy and practice in US today. Readers of American history and economics will devour this book. (Keaton)


Poke the Box: When Was the Last Time You Did Something for the First Time? Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781591848257
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Published: Portfolio - September 15th, 2015

Innovation guru Seth Godin returns with a concise and inspiring book that encourages creativity and action in the workplace. When I first discovered Seth a decade ago, his books pushed me to rethink the way business could work and what the role each employee can play. When I came to run my own business, the lessons I learned helped transform it and make it ready for a new century. (Jeremy)


The Economics of Inequality Cover Image
$23.50
ISBN: 9780674504806
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Published: Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard Universi - August 3rd, 2015

For most economy-minded readers, the name Picketty is enough to make you want to pick up the book. For anyone else with even a casual interest in economic issues, grab this book for an informative but accessible walk through some of the fundamental issues facing those who make the worldwide policies that affect our money. (Ben)


A Field Philosopher's Guide to Fracking: How One Texas Town Stood Up to Big Oil and Gas Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781631490071
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - October 19th, 2015

With the narrative thrust of a novel, UNT philosophy professor Adam Briggle writes this incredible firsthand account of how the citizens of Denton, Texas took on the oil and gas industry to ban fracking from their city. A riveting true story that will appeal to anyone interested in the collision of industry and activism. (Keaton)


Transit Maps of the World: Expanded and Updated Edition of the World's First Collection of Every Urban Train Map on Earth Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780143128496
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Published: Penguin Books - November 3rd, 2015

World travelers (and their armchair equivalents), rejoice! Finally, every transit map on earth has been collected in a single volume. Now you can conveniently research routes of passage in Seoul, Budapest, and Rio de Janeiro without clunky, poorly-translated websites. Or better yet, just appreciate the exquisite graphic design of these maps made for mass consumption. This is my favorite 'flip through' book of the season. (Jeremy)


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