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Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America
Macy, Beth
(Hardcover)

68% off list price of $28.00

In this masterful work, Beth Macy takes us into the epicenter of America's twenty-plus year struggle with opioid addiction. From distressed small communities in Central Appalachia to wealthy suburbs; from disparate cities to once-idyllic farm towns; it's a heartbreaking trajectory that illustrate...


The Bully Pulpit
Goodwin, Doris Kearns
(Paperback)

65% off list price of $22.00

Doris Kearns Goodwin’s The Bully Pulpit is a dynamic history of the first decade of the Progressive era, that tumultuous time when the nation was coming unseamed and reform was in the air.The story is told through the intense friendship of Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft - a close rela...


Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs
Kocienda, Ken
(Hardcover)

77% off list price of $28.99

An insider's account of Apple's creative process during the golden years of Steve Jobs.Hundreds of millions of people use Apple products every day; several thousand work on Apple's campus in Cupertino, California; but only a handful sit at the drawing board. Creative Selection recounts the life o...


All You Need to Know About the Music Business (Ninth Edition)
Passman, Donald S.
(Hardcover)

66% off list price of $35.00

For more than twenty years, All You Need to Know About the Music Business has been universally regarded as the definitive guide to the music industry. Now in its ninth edition, this latest edition leads novices and experts alike through the crucial, up-to-the-minute information on the industry’s ...


All You Need to Know About the Music Business (Ninth Edition)
Passman, Donald S.
(Hardcover)

59% off list price of $35.00

For more than twenty years, All You Need to Know About the Music Business has been universally regarded as the definitive guide to the music industry. Now in its ninth edition, this latest edition leads novices and experts alike through the crucial, up-to-the-minute information on the industry’s ...


Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel
Wainwright, Tom
(Paperback)

67% off list price of $16.99

What drug lords learned from big business.How does a budding cartel boss succeed (and survive) in the $300 billion illegal drug business? By learning from the best, of course. From creating brand value to fine-tuning customer service, the folks running cartels have been attentive students of the ...


Energy: A Human History
Rhodes, Richard
(Hardcover)

78% off list price of $30.00

Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author Richard Rhodes reveals the fascinating history behind energy transitions over time—wood to coal to oil to electricity and beyond.People have lived and died, businesses have prospered and failed, and nations have risen to world power and decli...


Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution
Sadik-Khan, Janette
(Paperback)

62% off list price of $20.00

If you can change the street, you can change the world. As New York City's transportation commissioner, Janette Sadik-Khan reengineered one of the world's greatest, toughest cities into a dynamic space safe for pedestrians and bikers. Streetfight is how she did it.


Hatching Twitter
Bilton, Nick
(Paperback)

74% off list price of $17.00

A behind-the-scenes portrait of the influential news and networking company traces its rise from a failed podcasting business to a multi-billion-dollar giant.


Energy: A Human History
Rhodes, Richard
(Paperback)

66% off list price of $18.00

People have lived and died, businesses have prospered and failed, and nations have risen to world power and declined, all over energy challenges. Through an unforgettable cast of characters, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Rhodes explains how wood gave way to coal and coal made room for oil...


Hotbox: Inside Catering, the Food World's Riskiest Business
Lee, Matt
(Hardcover)

68% off list price of $28.00

Matt Lee and Ted Lee take on the competitive, wild world of high-end catering, exposing the secrets of a food business few home cooks or restaurant chefs ever experience.Hotbox reveals the real-life drama behind cavernous event spaces and soaring white tents, where cooking conditions have more in...


Hotbox: Inside Catering, the Food World's Riskiest Business
Lee, Matt
(Hardcover)

76% off list price of $28.00

Matt Lee and Ted Lee take on the competitive, wild world of high-end catering, exposing the secrets of a food business few home cooks or restaurant chefs ever experience.Hotbox reveals the real-life drama behind cavernous event spaces and soaring white tents, where cooking conditions have more in...


Into the Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm, and the Sinking of El Faro
Slade, Rachel
(Hardcover)

67% off list price of $27.99

On October 1, 2015, Hurricane Joaquin barreled into the Bermuda Triangle and swallowed the container ship El Faro whole, resulting in the worst American shipping disaster in thirty-five years. No one could fathom how a vessel equipped with satellite communications, a sophisticated navigation syst...


Hit Makers: How to Succeed in an Age of Distraction
Thompson, Derek
(Paperback)

71% off list price of $17.00

Every business, every artist, every person looking to promote themselves and their work wants to know what makes a hit.In his groundbreaking investigation, Atlantic senior editor Derek Thompson uncovers the hidden psychology of why we like what we like and reveals the economics of cultural market...


Overdressed
Cline, Elizabeth L.
(Paperback)

65% off list price of $16.00

Cheap fashion has fundamentally changed the way most Americans dress. Stores ranging from discounters like Target to traditional chains like JCPenny now offer the newest trends at unprecedentedly low prices. And we have little reason to keep wearing and repairing the clothes we already own when s...


3 Kings: Diddy, Dr. Dre, Jay-Z, and Hip-Hop's Multibillion-Dollar Rise
Greenburg, Zack O'Malley
(Hardcover)

78% off list price of $28.00

Tracing the careers of hip-hop's three most dynamic stars, this deeply reported history brilliantly examines the entrepreneurial genius of the first musician tycoons: Diddy, Dr. Dre, and Jay-ZBeing successful musicians was simply never enough for the three kings of hip-hop. Diddy, Dr. Dre, and Ja...


Autonomy: The Quest to Build the Driverless Car, and How It Will Reshape Our World
Burns, Lawrence D.
(Hardcover)

84% off list price of $27.99

An automotive and tech world insider investigates the quest to develop and perfect the driverless car - an innovation that promises to be the most disruptive change to our way of life since the smartphoneWe stand on the brink of a technological revolution. Soon, few of us will own our own automob...


Autonomy: The Quest to Build the Driverless Car, and How It Will Reshape Our World
Burns, Lawrence D.
(Hardcover)

88% off list price of $27.99

An automotive and tech world insider investigates the quest to develop and perfect the driverless car - an innovation that promises to be the most disruptive change to our way of life since the smartphoneWe stand on the brink of a technological revolution. Soon, few of us will own our own automob...


Real Food/Fake Food: Why You Don't Know What You're Eating and What You Can Do About It
Olmsted, Larry
(Paperback)

61% off list price of $16.95

Parmesan cheese made from wood pulp. Lobster rolls containing no lobster at all. Extra-virgin olive oil that isn't. In Real Food/Fake Food, Larry Olmsted brings readers into the unregulated food industry, revealing a massive bait and switch in which counterfeiting is rampant and the consumer ulti...


The Only Rule Is It Has to Work: Our Wild Experiment Building a New Kind of Baseball Team
Lindbergh, Ben
(Paperback)

65% off list price of $15.99

What would happen if two statistics-minded outsiders were allowed to run a professional baseball team?It’s the ultimate in fantasy baseball: You get to pick the roster, set the lineup, and decide on strategies -- with real players, in a real ballpark, in a real playoff race. That’s what baseball ...


The Only Rule Is It Has to Work: Our Wild Experiment Building a New Kind of Baseball Team
Lindbergh, Ben
(Paperback)

79% off list price of $15.99

What would happen if two statistics-minded outsiders were allowed to run a professional baseball team?It’s the ultimate in fantasy baseball: You get to pick the roster, set the lineup, and decide on strategies -- with real players, in a real ballpark, in a real playoff race. That’s what baseball ...


The Case Against Sugar
Taubes, Gary
(Hardcover)

67% off list price of $26.95

From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening exposé that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick. Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent today than...


Barons of the Sea: And Their Race to Build the World's Fastest Clipper Ship
Ujifusa, Steven
(Hardcover)

76% off list price of $29.99

There was a time, back when the United States was young and the robber barons were just starting to come into their own, when fortunes were made and lost importing luxury goods from China. It was a secretive, glamorous, often brutal business—one where teas and silks and porcelain were purchased w...


Barons of the Sea: And Their Race to Build the World's Fastest Clipper Ship
Ujifusa, Steven
(Hardcover)

67% off list price of $29.99

There was a time, back when the United States was young and the robber barons were just starting to come into their own, when fortunes were made and lost importing luxury goods from China. It was a secretive, glamorous, often brutal business—one where teas and silks and porcelain were purchased w...


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