Drawing on interviews with neuroscientists, sociologists and working parents, a journalist explores the factors contributing to our collective sense of being overwhelmed, and seeks insights, answers and inspiration for achieving the perfect work-life balance.
"Award-winning reporter Sarah Frier reveals an inside, never-before-told, behind-the-scenes look at how Instagram defied the odds to become one of the most culturally defining apps of the decade"—
A New York Times business reporter investigates the invisible velvet rope that separates the rich from the middle- and working-class in America and how business innovators have exploited this divide catering to the wealthy while creating obstacles for everyone else.
Interweaving information from history, neuroscience, social science and even paleontology, an award-winning journalist reveals a new way forward that institutes a global shift in our thinking so we can stop sabotaging our well-being, put work aside and start living instead of doing.
Draws on years of exclusive reporting and interviews with key Facebook insiders in a history of the world's largest social media platform that examines the controversial decisions of founder Mark Zuckerberg and the company's role in present-day security issues. Illustrations.
"A searing exposâe by an award-winning journalist of the most scandalous bank in the world, including its shadowy ties to Donald Trump's business empire"—
An economics reporter at The New York Times, through ground-level reporting. Chronicles America's housing crisis from its West Coast epicenter, revealing the decades of history and economic forces that have brought us here. Illustrations.
Traces the lesser-known history of how fast food became one of the greatest generators of black wealth in America, revealing how unexpected collaborations among franchises, black capitalists and civil rights leaders provided effective economic responses to racial inequality.
The former Chairman and President of the Export—Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) uses real-world examples, including minivans, bananas and the iPhone, to dispel myths and provide an engaging tutorial on American trade. 75,000 first printing. Illustrations.
"From a leading journalist in Moscow and a correspondent for The New Yorker, a groundbreaking portrait of modern Russia and the inner struggles of the people who sustain Vladimir Putin's rule"—
The author chronicles her experience at a big-data startup in the heart of the Silicon Valley bubble: a world of surreal extravagance, dubious success and fresh-faced entrepreneurs hell-bent on domination, glory and, of course, progress.
From the author of Junkyard Planet comes a global exploration of the hidden market for used stuff and a travelogue that follows unwanted, obsolescent objects' journeys into a reusable future. Illustrations.
A chief speechwriter under James Mattis shares insights into the Defense Secretary's political career, military leadership during key global challenges and complicated role in discreetly reinterpreting controversial Trump administration initiatives.
The best-selling author of Accountable presents an urgent critique of America's broken health-care system that provides compelling examples that explain why health care has become a financial crisis, counseling readers and business leaders on how to secure better deals.
Citing the five most expensive hurricanes in recent history, a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist reveals how federal subsidizing of high-risk property development has distorted common understandings of the dangers of living on the coast. Illustrations. Maps. Index.