Business Biography

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  1. Book ImageFaster, Higher, Farther: How One of the World's Largest Automakers Committed a Massive and Stunning Fraud

    Jack Ewing

    “A rich history of a company whose cars, for better and worse, have touched millions of lives, a character study of a brilliant but deeply flawed leader, and a case study in how a corporate culture can turn toxic.” —Bethany McLean, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  2. Book ImageFaster, Higher, Farther: The Volkswagen Scandal

    Jack Ewing

    A shocking exposé of Volkswagen’s fraud by the New York Times reporter who covered the scandal.More

  3. Book ImageThe Courage to Act: A Memoir of a Crisis and Its Aftermath

    Ben S. Bernanke

    A New York Times Bestseller

    “A fascinating account of the effort to save the world from another [Great Depression]. . . . Humanity should be grateful.”—Financial TimesMore

  4. Book ImageThe Management Myth: Debunking Modern Business Philosophy

    Matthew Stewart

    "A devastating bombardment of managerial thinking and the profession of management consulting…A serious and valuable polemic." —Wall Street JournalMore

  5. Book ImageLiar's Poker

    Michael Lewis

    The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker.More

  6. Book ImageThe Associates: Four Capitalists Who Created California

    Richard Rayner

    "A first-rate look at the little-known story behind the creation of America's first continental railroad…Entertaining and well written." —Publishers WeeklyMore

  7. Book ImageThe Northampton Wools Knitting Book: The Shop Patterns

    Linda A. Daniels

    Thirty-four original patterns from the heart of a knitting community.More

  8. Book ImageMedia Man: Ted Turner's Improbable Empire

    Ken Auletta

    "Auletta puts the most human of faces on Turner yet . . . [as] a tycoon who has lost his power." —BusinessWeekMore

  9. Book ImageBook Business: Publishing Past, Present, and Future

    Jason Epstein

    "An irresistible book about Grub Street, authorship and the literary marketplace."—Washington Post Book WorldMore

  10. Book ImageTheirs Was the Kingdom: Lila and DeWitt Wallace and the Story of the Reader's Digest

    John Heidenry

    “[A] hugely detailed, engagingly written history. . . . [Mr. Heidenry] is very good on the Digest’s business history, drawing on the recollections of an impressive number of former and present staff members as well as company archives. He also devotes proper consideration to the Digest’s importance as a cultural and ideological force.” —Richard Lingeman, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  11. Book ImageThe Banker's Life

    George S. Moore, Martin Mayer

    The memoirs of a feisty Missourian who built the biggest bank in the world.More

  12. Book ImageTexas Rich: The Hunt Dynasty, from the Early Oil Days Through the Silver Crash

    Harry Hurt

    “[Harry Hurt III] tells the Hunt story skillfully, peppering his tale with juicy tidbits. . . . His book also holds a neat bit of history about the Texas oil wars of the 1920s and 1930s. —Julie Salamon, Wall Street JournalMore