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  1. 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

  2. Book ImageWhat America Does Right: Learning from Companies that Put People First

    Robert H. Waterman, Jr.

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  3. Book ImageAdhocracy: The Power to Change

    Robert H. Waterman, Jr.

    "It is, make no mistake, the best management answer for our chaotic times." —Tom PetersMore

  4. Book ImageHow to Open (And Successfully Operate) A Country Inn

    C. Vincent Shortt

    A guide to becoming an innkeeper explores such topics as searching for the right location, financing, running a restaurant, and furnishing and redecorating.More

  5. Book ImagePacific Rift: Why Americans and Japanese Don't Understand Each Other

    Michael Lewis

    “Lewis’s take is often comic, but his message is serious. He sees Japan as it is and sums up the challenge: ‘How can our capitalism beat their capitalism?’ By keeping his eyes open and asking the right questions, this newcomer comes up with penetrating insights.” —William J. Holstein, Business WeekMore

  6. Book ImageS & L Hell: The People and the Politics Behind the $1 Trillion Savings and Loan Scandal

    Kathleen Day

    The savings and loan debacle is the costliest scandal in the country's history. How could such a catastrophe have occurred?More

  7. Book ImageGood Money: A Guide to Profitable Social Investing in the '90s

    Ritchie P. Lowry

    “A great book. . . . [An] easy to understand vision of how people and businesses can make money and a wonderful world at the same time.” —Ben Cohen, CEO, Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Inc.More

  8. Book ImageThe Land That Feeds Us

    John Fraser Hart

    “For the many Americans who have never set foot on a real farm, this book is required reading. . . . An engaging blend of agricultural history, geography, travel, and interviews with farmers [that] provides an unsentimental, realistic look at American farm life.” —Library JournalMore

  9. Book ImageWhere Does All the Money Go?: Taking Control of Your Personal Expenses

    Andy Mayer

    This book helps readers save hundreds or even thousands of dollars a year, even if they have never kept a budget before.More

  10. Book ImageTime Out: How to Take a Year (or More Or Less) Off without Jeopardizing Your Job, Your Family, or Your Bank Account

    Bonnie Miller Rubin

    Time Out taps into a major dilemma faced by millions of American men and women today—how to balance the overwhelming array of choices we encounter as we “grow” professionally. It is ironic that the modern professional needs how-to-think handbooks, and Ms. Rubin’s effort has resulted in a basic primer. Practical and insightful, this book offers a significant contribution. I think I’ll take her advice. —William Glazer, M.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Yale University School of MedicineMore

  11. 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

  12. Book ImageNuclear Witnesses: Insiders Speak Out

    Leslie J. Freeman

    “This is a fascinating and frightening book. In vivid taped interviews, sixteen individuals who have been close to some aspect of nuclear power tell of the experiences that turned them into bitter opponents. I unreservedly recommend Nuclear Witnesses for supporters and opponents of nuclear power and for those who haven’t made up their minds.” —Benjamin Spock, M.D.More

  13. Book ImageA Nation of Salesmen: The Tyranny of the Market and the Subversion of Culture

    Earl Shorris

    If Adam is the archetype of man, and Eve of woman, then the serpent who sold the apple to Eve in the Garden of Eden was the first salesman: all culture and commerce flow from that act.More

  14. Book ImageTaming the Giant Corporation

    Mark J. Green, Ralph Nader, Joel Seligman

    “A book no one interested in business and public policy can afford to ignore.” —Business WeekMore

  15. Book ImageMalay Fishermen: Their Peasant Economy

    Raymond Firth

    Bringing together the theoretical framework of the economist and the field techniques of the anthropologist, Raymond Firth describes here how a Malay fishing economy functions. Now in its second revised edition, Malay Fishermen is a pioneering analysis of production, marketing, and distribution in a Malay fishing community, related to community structure and values.More

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