December 10, 2012
Sheila Bair, the former head of the FDIC, gives a comprehensive and accessible breakdown of the 2008 financial crisis. Details of behind-the-scenes negotiations and revelations about the power players offer a better sense of the bigger economic picture we face.
November 23, 2012
Set in Saudi Arabia, a middle-aged American businessman finds himself obsolete, waiting in the desert for the King's arrival. Dave Eggers' National Book Award-nominated novel tells a compelling tale of how we, globally, got to this moment in time.
May 28, 2012
"I told President Obama I'm ready to fight alongside him until November," said former President Bill Clinton. Clinton's most recent book is an excellent source describing his current political views, and it addresses some pertinent questions about our government today.
October 30, 2011
What better timing? With Occupy Wall Street well under way, in a new book, The High-Beta Rich, by Wall Street Journal columnist Robert Frank, we actually get a balanced, unvarnished look into the community of the top one percent.