In this definitive third and final edition (1950) of his masterwork, Joseph A. Schumpeter introduced the world to the concept of "creative destruction," which forever altered how global economics is approached and perceived. Now featuring a new introduction by Schumpeter biographer Thomas K. McCraw,..
Winner of the Lillian Smith Book AwardWinner of the Los Angeles Times Book PrizeFinalist for the National Book AwardThe Nation's "Most Valuable Book" "[A] vibrant intellectual history of the radical right."--The Atlantic"This sixty-year campaign to make libertarianism mainstream and eventually take ..
A brilliant, sweeping history of diplomacy that includes personal stories from the noted former Secretary of State, including his stunning reopening of relations with China. The seminal work on foreign policy and the art of diplomacy. Moving from a sweeping overview of history to blow-by-blow accoun..
The basic texts of Marxist socialism. Preface gives an easy-to- understand introduction to Marxist philosophy. Includes the complete texts of "The Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844," "The Communist Manifesto," "Wage Labor and Capital," and "Critique of the Gotha Program."..
#1 New York Times Bestseller Best Books of 2018 --The EconomistA personal and urgent examination of Fascism in the twentieth century and how its legacy shapes today's world, written by one of America's most admired public servants, the first woman to serve as U.S. secretary of stateA Fascist, o..
In this book (previously published as Crippled America), we're going to _x000D_
look at the state of the world right now. It's a terrible mess, and _x000D_
that's putting it mildly. There has never been a more dangerous time. _x000D_
The politicians and special interests in Washington, DC are direct..
A globe-trotting, eye-opening exploration of how cities can--and do--make us happier people Charles Montgomery's "Happy City" is revolutionizing the way we think about urban life. After decades of unchecked sprawl, more people than ever are moving back to the city. Dense urban living has been prescr..
world where addictive technology is designed to buy and sell our attention,_x000D_
and our value is determined by our 24/7 data productivity, it can seem_x000D_
impossible to escape. But in this inspiring field guide to dropping out of_x000D_
the attention economy,..
In the book that he was born to write, provocateur and best-selling author Christopher Hitchens inspires future generations of radicals, gadflies, mavericks, rebels, angry young (wo)men, and dissidents. Who better to speak to that person who finds him or herself in a contrarian position than Hitchen..
About LuckyThe inside story of the historic 2020 presidential election and Joe Biden’s harrowing ride to victory, from the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of Shattered, the definitive account of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign.Almost no one thought Joe Biden could make it back to the White Hou..
Examines American propaganda efforts and discusses how both major political parties use the falsification of history, suppression of information, and promotion of meaningless discourse to stifle questions about U.S. policy...
Discussed and debated from time immemorial, the concept of personal liberty went without codification until the 1859 publication of "On Liberty." John Stuart Mill's complete and resolute dedication to the cause of freedom inspired this treatise, an enduring work through which the concept remains wel..
#1 New York Times Bestseller - A historian of fascism offers a guide for surviving and resisting America's turn towards authoritarianism.The Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew, the tyranny that overcame ancient democracy. Today, our political order faces new threats,..
Socialism 101 is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the historical and modern applications of socialism.In today's political climate, more and more presidential candidates are espousing socialist-or democratic socialist-policies. Once associated with oppression, socialism is now a current top..
The classic study of post-Cold War international relations, more relevant than ever in the post-9/11 world, with a new foreword by Zbigniew Brzezinski. Since its initial publication, "The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order "has become a classic work of international relations and..
From the $700 billion bailout of the banking industry to president
Barack Obama’s $787 billion stimulus package to the highly controversial
passage of federal health-care reform, conservatives and concerned
citizens alike have grown increasingly fearful of big government. Enter
As a young Florentine envoy to the courts of France and the Italian principalities, Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) was able to observe firsthand the lives of people strongly united under one powerful ruler. His fascination with that political rarity and his intense desire to see the Medici family a..
An unimpeachable classic work in political philosophy, intellectual and cultural history, and economics, "The Road to Serfdom" has inspired and infuriated politicians, scholars, and general readers for half a century. Originally published in 1944--when Eleanor Roosevelt supported the efforts of Stal..
The updated edition of this classic treatise on the behavior of great powers takes a penetrating look at the question likely to dominate international relations in the twenty-first century: Can China rise peacefully? In clear, eloquent prose, John Mearsheimer explains why the answer is no: a rising ..
Brilliant and engagingly written, Why Nations Fail answers
the question that has stumped the experts for centuries: Why are some
nations rich and others poor, divided by wealth and poverty, health and
sickness, food and famine? Is it culture, the weather, geography? Perhaps ignorance of what t..
The United States' approach to China since the Communist regime in Beijing began the period of reform and opening in the 1980s was based on a promise that trade and engagement with China would result in a peaceful, democratic state.Forty years later the hope of producing a benign People's Republ..
In his most ambitious work to date, Thomas L. Friedman shows that we _x000D_
have entered an age of dizzying acceleration--and explains how to live _x000D_
in it. How the world went from flat to fast--and how to cope with an era_x000D_
in which technology, globalization, the climate, and nations' d..
A Financial Times Best Book of 2017“A shrewd and knowing book.” —Robert D. Kaplan, The Wall Street Journal“A compelling and impressive read.” —The Economist“Skillfully crafted and well-argued.” —Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Financial Times“An excellent modern history. . . . provides the context ..
New York Times bestseller The former Director of National Intelligence's candid and compelling account of the intelligence community's successes--and failures--in facing some of the greatest threats to America When he stepped down in January 2017 as the fourth United States director of national inte..
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning critic comes an impassioned critique of America's retreat from reason We live in a time when the very idea of objective truth is mocked and discounted by the occupants of the White House. Discredited conspiracy theories and ideologies have resurfaced, proven science i..
ONE OF THE ECONOMIST'S BOOKS OF THE YEAR A candid narrative of how and _x000D_
why the Arab Spring sparked, then failed, and the truth about America's _x000D_
role in that failure and the subsequent military coup that put Sisi in _x000D_
power--from the Middle East correspondent of the New York Time..
Michael Wolff, author of the bombshell bestseller Fire and Fury, once again takes us inside the Trump presidency to reveal a White House under siege. With Fire and Fury, Michael Wolff defined the first phase of the Trump administration; now, in Siege, he has written an equally essential and exp..
When FIFA awarded the tiny desert state of Qatar the rights to host the 2022 World Cup, the news was greeted with disbelief and allegations of corruption. How had a country with almost no football infrastructure or tradition, a high terror risk and searing summer temperatures of 50C beaten more esta..
A timely and essential book from the CBS correspondent who has led their_x000D_
coverage of Russia election interference and the FBI _x000D_
counterintelligence investigation into whether the Trump Campaign _x000D_
coordinated with the Russians._x000D_
Based around a compilation of his popular Schumpeter columns, Adrian Wooldridge takes a look at the forces that are disrupting today's fast-moving business world. The disruption has many causes: the internet's rapid spread; the challenge from emerging markets in innovation and manufacturing; clever ..
The 1955 Asia-Africa conference (the ""Bandung Conference"") was a meeting of 29 Asian and African nations that sought to draw on Asian and African nationalism and religious traditions to forge a new international order that was neither communist nor capitalist, and led six years later to the non-al..
A vital, necessary playbook for navigating and defending free speech today by the CEO of PEN America, Dare To Speak provides a pathway for promoting free expression while also cultivating a more inclusive public culture.Online trolls and fascist chat groups. Controversies over campus lectures. C..