A Series of Fortunate Events Chance and the Making of the Planet, Life, and You

"Fascinating and exhilarating—Sean B. Carroll at his very best."—Bill Bryson, author of The Body: A Guide for OccupantsIn this audiobook, acclaimed writer and biologist Sean...

GDP A Brief but Affectionate History - Revised and expanded Edition

This audiobook narrated by acclaimed economist Diane Coyle explains how GDP came to rule our lives—and why it needs to changeWhy did the size of the U.S. economy increase by 3...

The Economics of Belonging A Radical Plan to Win Back the Left Behind and Achieve Prosperity for All

A radical new approach to economic policy that addresses the symptoms and causes of inequality in Western society todayFueled by populism and the frustrations of the...

Under the Influence Putting Peer Pressure to Work

From New York Times bestselling author and economics columnist Robert Frank, a revelatory look at the power and potential of social contextAs psychologists have long understood,...

Michelangelo, God's Architect The Story of His Final Years and Greatest Masterpiece

The untold story of Michelangelo's final decades—and his transformation into one of the greatest architects of the Italian RenaissanceAs he entered his seventies, the great...

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 eventsIn a world in...

Indebted How Families Make College Work at Any Cost

How the financial pressures of paying for college affect the lives and well-being of middle-class familiesThe struggle to pay for college is one of the defining features of...

The Technology Trap Capital, Labor, and Power in the Age of Automation

How the history of technological revolutions can help us better understand economic and political polarization in the age of automation From the Industrial Revolution to the age...

Masada From Jewish Revolt to Modern Myth

A new account of the famous site and story of the last stand of a group of Jewish rebels who held out against the Roman EmpireTwo thousand years ago, 967 Jewish men, women, and...

A Lot of People Are Saying The New Conspiracism and the Assault on Democracy

How the new conspiracists are undermining democracy—and what can be done about itConspiracy theories are as old as politics. But conspiracists today have introduced something...

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