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The Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics

by David G. Dodd Free Press (December 16, 2014)

Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the most popular and enduring band ever: “Even the most hardcore Deadheads will be impressed by this obsessively complete look at the Grateful Dead’s lyrics” (Publishers...


Too Many Bosses, Too Few Leaders

by Rajeev Peshawaria Free Press (May 10, 2011)

How did Alan Mulally––an outsider to the auto industry—lead such a spectacular turnaround at Ford? How did Morgan Stanley CEO John Mack keep his company from imploding even as Lehman Brothers collapsed?...


Last Men Out

by Bob Drury & Tom Clavin Free Press (May 03, 2011)

A “thrilling narrative of bravery, bravado, and loss” (Kirkus Reviews) that tells the “gripping story of a handful of marines who formed the last body of Americans to leave Saigon on April 30, 1975”...


The Future and Its Enemies

by Virginia Postrel Free Press (May 10, 2011)

Today we have greater wealth, health, opportunity, and choice than at any time in history. Yet a chorus of intellectuals and politicians laments our current condition -- as slaves to technology, coarsened by...


Driving with Plato

by Robert Rowland Smith Free Press (February 22, 2011)

Learn to ride a bicycle with Einstein, have your first kiss with Kant, get your first job with Adam Smith, and weather midlife with Dante. Let history’s greatest minds illuminate life’s turning points.

In...


The Prize

Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction 1992

by Daniel Yergin Free Press (April 05, 2011)

Deemed "the best history of oil ever written" by Business Week and with more than 300,000 copies in print, Daniel Yergin’s Pulitzer Prize–winning account of the global pursuit of oil, money, and power has...


For the Love of Physics

by Walter Lewin & Warren Goldstein Free Press (May 03, 2011)

“YOU HAVE CHANGED MY LIFE” is a common refrain in the emails Walter Lewin receives daily from fans who have been enthralled by his world-famous video lectures about the wonders of physics. “I walk with...


Excellent Sheep

by William Deresiewicz Free Press (August 19, 2014)

A groundbreaking manifesto about what our nation’s top schools should be—but aren’t—providing: “The ex-Yale professor effectively skewers elite colleges, their brainy but soulless students (those ‘sheep’),...


The Measure of All Things

by Ken Alder Free Press (July 29, 2014)

In June 1792, amidst the chaos of the French Revolution, two intrepid astronomers set out in opposite directions on an extraordinary journey. Starting in Paris, Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Delambre would make his way...


Little Bets

by Peter Sims Free Press (February 18, 2011)

“An enthusiastic, example-rich argument for innovating in a particular way—by deliberately experimenting and taking small exploratory steps in novel directions. Light, bright, and packed with tidy anecdotes”...


Big Girls Don't Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women

by Rebecca Traister Free Press (September 14, 2010)

Journalist and Salon writer Rebecca Traister investigates the 2008 presidential election and its impact on American politics, women and cultural feminism. Examining the role of women in the campaign, from Clinton...


The Big Thirst

by Charles Fishman Free Press (February 14, 2011)

The water coming out of your kitchen tap is four billion years old and might well have been sipped by a Tyrannosaurus rex. Rather than only three states of water—liquid, ice, and vapor—there is a fourth,...


A Return to Modesty

by Wendy Shalit Free Press (May 20, 2014)

Updated with a new introduction, this fifteenth anniversary edition of A Return to Modesty reignites Wendy Shalit’s controversial claim that we have lost our respect for an essential virtue: modesty.

When A...


Bloodlust

by Russell Jacoby Free Press (April 05, 2011)

THROUGHOUT HISTORY AND ACROSS CULTURES, the most common form of violence is that between family members and neighbors or kindred communities—in civil wars writ large and small. From assault to genocide, from...


Game Frame: Using Games as a Strategy for Success

by Aaron Dignan Free Press (January 10, 2011)

Ever wonder why teens can spend entire weekends playing video games but struggle with just one hour of homework? Why we’re addicted to certain websites and steal glances at our smartphones under the dinner...


Managing with Dual Strategies

by Derek F. Abell Free Press (June 15, 2010)

Rarely, if ever, do companies clearly distinguish between or balance the management of today's business and planning for the future. Derek Abell, internationally renowned for his pioneering work on strategic...


Results from the Heart

by Kiyoshi Suzaki Free Press (May 11, 2010)

Results from the Heart introduces a new and helpful approach to improving job performance, improving job satisfaction, and helping organizations better respond to the rapid changes that are an inherent part...


The Source of All Things

by Tracy Ross Free Press (March 08, 2011)

Tracy Ross never knew her biological father, who died after a brain aneurysm when she was still an infant. So when her mother married Donnie, a gregarious man with an all-wheel-drive jeep and a love of hiking,...


Between Expectations

by Meghan Weir Free Press (December 22, 2010)

When Dr. Meghan Weir first dons her scrubs and steps onto the floor of Children’s Hospital Boston as a newly minted resident, her head is packed with medical-school-textbook learning. She knows the ins and...


World Wide Mind

by Michael Chorost Free Press (December 17, 2010)

What if digital communication felt as real as being touched?

This question led Michael Chorost to explore profound new ideas triggered by lab research around the world, and the result is the book you now hold....


The Story of Stuff

by Annie Leonard Free Press (March 09, 2010)

A classic exposé in company with An Inconvenient Truth and Silent Spring, The Story of Stuff expands on the celebrated documentary exploring the threat of overconsumption on the environment, economy, and our...


Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy

by Walter Willett & P.J. Skerrett Free Press (February 01, 2011)

The bestselling guide to healthy eating, debunking dietary myths and proposing the radical benefits of low-carbohydrate diet, Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy is “filled with advice backed up by documented research”...


Crazy Like Us

by Ethan Watters Free Press (January 12, 2010)

It is well known that American culture is a dominant force at home and abroad; our exportation of everything from movies to junk food is a well-documented phenomenon. But is it possible America's most troubling...


Forest Gate

by Peter Akinti Free Press (February 02, 2010)

A shattering, poetic and raw first novel set among young Somalian refugees in the slums of London -- beginning with a double suicide and ending with a rebirth.

In a community where poverty is kept close and...


The Memory Palace

National Book Critics Circle Award for Memoir/Autobiography 2011

by Mira Bartok Free Press (January 11, 2011)

In the tradition of The Glass Castle, two sisters confront schizophrenia in this poignant literary memoir about family and mental illness. Through stunning prose and original art, The Memory Palace captures...


The Return

by Daniel Treisman Free Press (January 04, 2011)

Russia has long been a source of puzzlement— and sometimes alarm—for Western observers. Since shaking off communism two decades ago, the country has seemed wobbly at best, thoroughly corrupt and threatening...


The Greatest Show on Earth

by Richard Dawkins Free Press (September 22, 2009)

Richard Dawkins transformed our view of God in his blockbuster, The God Delusion, which sold more than 2 million copies in English alone. He revolutionized the way we see natural selection in the seminal bestseller...


The Rules of Sociological Method: And Selected Texts on Sociology and its Method

by Emile Durkheim & Steven Lukes Free Press (February 25, 2014)

Revised for the first time in over thirty years, this edition of Emile Durkheim’s masterful work on the nature and scope of sociology is updated with a new introduction and improved translation by leading...


The Division of Labor in Society

by Emile Durkheim & Steven Lukes Free Press (February 25, 2014)

Revised for the first time in over thirty years, this edition of Emile Durkheim’s masterful work on the nature and scope of sociology is updated with a new introduction and improved translation by leading...


Quality Is Personal

by Harry Roberts Free Press (May 11, 2010)

In this penetrating guide to involving employees in the process of total quality management, the authors make the argument that "personal quality checklists"--by which employees monitor waste reducers and value...


Here's Looking at Euclid

by Alex Bellos Free Press (June 15, 2010)

Too often math gets a bad rap, characterized as dry and difficult. But, Alex Bellos says, "math can be inspiring and brilliantly creative. Mathematical thought is one of the great achievements of the human race,...


Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiat

by Michael Alan Taylor Free Press (July 06, 2010)

The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry presents a new view of psychiatry, melding traditional biologic, neuro-, and descriptive psychiatry into a broad neuropsychiatric approach to diagnosis...


How to Buy and Sell (Just About) Everything

by Jeff Wuorio Free Press (June 15, 2010)

How to Buy & Sell (Just About) Everything

The Ultimate Buyer's Guide for Daily Life

Don't make another purchase before you buy this ultimate buyer's guide. With more than 550 how-to solutions, these pages...


Rediscovering Institutions

by James G. March & Johan P. Olsen Free Press (June 15, 2010)

The authors propose a new theory of political behavior that re-invigorates the role of institutions—from laws and bureaucracy to rituals and symbols—as essential to understanding the modern political and...


Shouldn't I Be Happy

by Shaila Misri Free Press (June 15, 2010)

A guide for expectant and new mothers on emotional issues associated with parenthood, including post-partum depression.

Pregnancy and childbirth are a happy and joyous time for some women, but for others the...


Clinical Work With Adolescents

by Judith Marks Mishne Free Press (June 15, 2010)

In this welcome follow-up and companion to her highly acclaimed Clinical Work with Children, Judith Mishne provides a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of adolescent psychotherapy. Drawing on her own...


On the Eve of the Millenium

by Conor Cruise O'brien Free Press (November 01, 1995)

"All my life," writes Conor Cruise O'Brien, "I have been fascinated and puzzled by nationalism and religion; by the interaction of the two forces, sometimes in unison, sometimes antagonistic." In these wide-ranging...


The Geography of Thought

by Richard Nisbett Free Press (October 26, 2010)

A “landmark book” (Robert J. Sternberg, president of the American Psychological Association) by one of the world's preeminent psychologists that proves human behavior is not “hard-wired” but a function...


Money for Nothing

by John Gillespie & David Zweig Free Press (January 12, 2010)

A Bank of America director questioned the CEO's $76 million pay package in a year when the bank was laying off 12,600 workers and found herself dropped from the board without notice a few months later.

According...


The Great Penguin Rescue

by Dyan deNapoli Free Press (October 26, 2010)

ON JUNE 23, 2000, the iron-ore carrier MV Treasure, en route from Brazil to China, foundered off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa, spilling 1,300 tons of oil into the ocean and contaminating the habitat...


The Power of Co-Creation

by Venkat Ramaswamy & Francis J. Gouillart Free Press (October 05, 2010)

Apple embraced co-creation to enhance the speed and scope of its innovation, generat­ing over $1 billion for its App-Store partner-developers in two years, even as it overtook Microsoft in market value. Starbucks...


Refighting the Last War

by D. Clayton James Free Press (June 15, 2010)

Distinguished historian D. Clayton James offers a brilliant reinterpretation of the Korean War conflict. Focusing on the critical issue of command, he shows how the Korean War is a key to understanding American...


Winning Local and State Elections

by Ann Beaudry Free Press (June 15, 2010)

This straightforward and direct guide to running a political campaign provides insight for the first-time candidate based on the authors’ years of experience in the political sphere.

The book features step-by-step...


Trotsky

by Dmitri Volkogonov Free Press (June 18, 2008)

Together with Lenin, Trotsky was the most charismatic and dominating figure of the Russian revolution. A dynamic public speaker, a brilliant organizer and theorist, he was largely responsible for advocating...


When the Mississippi Ran Backwards

by Jay Feldman Free Press (March 01, 2005)

From Jay Feldmen comes an enlightening work about how the most powerful earthquakes in the history of America united the Indians in one last desperate rebellion, reversed the Mississippi River, revealed a seamy...


Touched With Fire

by Kay Redfield Jamison Free Press (October 18, 1996)

The definitive work on the profound and surprising links between manic-depression and creativity, from the bestselling psychologist of bipolar disorders who wrote An Unquiet Mind.

One of the foremost psychologists...


The Leader Who Had No Title

by Robin Sharma Free Press (April 01, 2010)

For more than fifteen years, Robin Sharma has been quietly sharing with Fortune 500 companies and many of the super-rich a success formula that has made him one of the most sought-after leadership advisers in...


Radical Management

by Samuel A. Culbert Free Press (May 11, 2010)

When newspapers across the country reported Capital Cities Communications' stunningly successful bid for ABC, The New York Times asked a senior official at another of Capital Cities' recent acquisitions, Institutional...


Abortionist

by Rickie Solinger Free Press (May 30, 1995)

Prior to Roe v. Wade, hundreds of thousands of illegal abortions occurred in the United States every year. Rickie Solinger uses the story of Ruth Barnett, an abortionist in Portland, Oregon, between 1918 and...


Psychology of Hope

by C.R. Snyder Free Press (May 11, 2010)

Why do some people lead positive, hope-filled lives, while others wallow in pessimism? In The Psychology of Hope, a professor of psychology reveals the specific character traits that produce highly hopeful individuals....