Edison

From Pulitzer Prize winning author Edmund Morris comes a revelatory new biography of Thomas Alva Edison, the most prolific genius in American history Although Thomas Alva Edison was the most famous American of his time, and remains an international name today, he is mostly remembered only for the

Trailblazer: The Power of Business as the Greatest Platform for Change

The founder and co CEO of Salesforce delivers an inspiring vision for the future of business one in which anyone is empowered to change the world The gold standard on how to use business as a platform for change at this urgent time Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates and author of theNew

Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation

From a rising star at The New Yorker , a deeply immersive chronicle of how the optimistic entrepreneurs of Silicon Valley set out to create a free and democratic internet and how the cynical propagandists of the alt right exploited that freedom to propel the extreme into the mainstream For

Homewreckers

How a Gang of Wall Street Kingpins, Hedge Fund Magnates, Crooked Banks, and Vulture Capitalists Suckered Millions Out of Their Homes and Demolished the American Dream In the spirit of Evicted, Bait and Switch, and The Big Short, a shocking, heart wrenching investigation into America s housing crisis

Narrative Economics: How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events

From Nobel Prize winning economist and New York Times bestselling author Robert Shiller, a new way to think about how popular stories help drive economic events In a world in which internet troll farms attempt to influence foreign elections, can we afford to ignore the power of viral stories to

The Triumph of Injustice: How the Rich Dodge Taxes and How to Make Them Pay

America s runaway inequality has an engine our unjust tax system Even as they became fabulously wealthy, the ultra rich have seen their taxes collapse to levels last seen in the 1920s Meanwhile, working class Americans have been asked to pay The Triumph of Injustice presents a forensic

Diversity, Inc.: The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business

An award winning journalist shows how workplace diversity initiatives have turned into a profoundly misguided industry and have done little to bring equality to America s major industries and institutions Diversity has become the new buzzword, championed by elite institutions from academia to

Womentality: Thirteen Empowering Stories by Everyday Women Who Said Goodbye to the Workplace and Hello to Their Lives

Thirteen stories by everyday women from around the globe who left the nine to five to start their own creative businesses and found far fulfillment plus equitable pay than in traditional corporate careers Womentality shows how it is possible for anyone no matter where they are from or

Social Media Success for Every Brand: The Five StoryBrand Pillars That Turn Posts Into Profits

Most business owners are blindly guessing at their social media strategy, and it s costing them time and money Based on Donald Miller s bestselling book Building a StoryBrand, Claire Diaz Ortiz applies the seven principles of the StoryBrand Framework to help you build an effective, long lasting

Everything is Figureoutable: How One Simple Belief Can Help Us Overcome Any Obstacle and Create Unstoppable Success

Do you ever have trouble finishing what you start Do amazing ideas come to you all the time but after the initial excitement wanes you struggle to follow through If you re creative and ambitious, the answer is likely yes The problem isn t you It s not that you re not hardworking, intelligent or

Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know

In July 2015, a young black woman named Sandra Bland was pulled over for a minor traffic violation in rural Texas Minutes later she was arrested and jailed Three days later, she committed suicide in her cell What went wrong Talking to Strangers is all about what happens when we encounter people

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

Alternate cover edition of ISBN 9780062457738 In this generation defining self help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be positive all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people For decades, we ve been told that positive thinking is

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

The instant New York Times bestseller Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving every day James Clear, one of the world s leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form

Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World

Listening Length 1 hour and 53 minutes If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed On May 17, 2014, Admiral William H McRaven addressed the graduating class of the University of Texas at Austin on their Commencement day Taking inspiration from the university s slogan, What