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The Real Crash

by Peter D. Schiff St. Martin's Press (April 08, 2014)

You might be thinking everything's okay: the stock market is on the rise, jobs are growing, the worst of it is over.

You'd be wrong.

In The Real Crash, New York Times bestselling author Peter D. Schiff argues...

In Bed with Wall Street

by Larry Doyle St. Martin's Press (January 07, 2014)

The Wall Street meltdown in 2008 brought the country to its knees, and spawned nationwide protests against the lack of regulation and oversight facing Wall Street. But the average American still fails to fully...

Free Market Revolution

by Yaron Brook & Don Watkins St. Martin's Press (September 18, 2012)


A look at how our current crises are caused by too much government, and how Ayn Rand's bold defense of free markets can help us change course.

The rise of the Tea Party and the 2010 election...

When the Luck of the Irish Ran Out

by David J. J. Lynch St. Martin's Press (November 09, 2010)

Few countries have been as dramatically transformed in recent years as Ireland. Once a culturally repressed land shadowed by terrorism and on the brink of economic collapse, Ireland finally emerged in the late...

The Next Convergence

by Michael Spence Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 10, 2011)

A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book for 2011

With the British Industrial Revolution, part of the world's population started to experience extraordinary economic growth—leading to enormous gaps in wealth...

Reckless Endangerment

by Gretchen Morgenson & Joshua Rosner Henry Holt and Co. (May 24, 2011)

A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book for 2011

One of The Economist's 2011 Books of the Year

The New York Times's Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist reveals how the financial meltdown emerged from the toxic...

As China Goes, So Goes the World

by Karl Gerth Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 09, 2010)

In this revelatory examination of the most overlooked force that is changing the face of China, the Oxford historian and scholar of modern Asia Karl Gerth shows that as the Chinese consumer goes, so goes the...

Talking to My Daughter About the Economy

by Yanis Varoufakis & Jacob Moe Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 08, 2018)

In Talking to My Daughter About the Economy, activist Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s former finance minister and the author of the international bestseller Adults in the Room, pens a series of letters to his young...

Fair Shot

by Chris Hughes St. Martin's Publishing Group (February 20, 2018)

"...deeply felt and cogently argued...Hughes makes a powerful case that deserves a respectful hearing." —The Financial Times

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues that the best way to fight income inequality...

Adults in the Room

by Yanis Varoufakis Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 03, 2017)

A Number One Sunday Times Bestseller

What happens when you take on the establishment? In Adults in the Room, the renowned economist and former finance minister of Greece Yanis Varoufakis gives the full, blistering...

Independent Quebec, An

by Jacques Parizeau & Robin Philpot Baraka Books (October 24, 2011)

For the first time, Jacques Parizeau shares his views on Quebec's recent history and its future. As chief economics advisor to Quebec premiers in the 1960s, Jacques Parizeau was instrumental in bringing about...

Glass House

by Brian Alexander St. Martin's Press (February 14, 2017)

For readers of Hillbilly Elegy and Strangers in Their Own Land


ECONned: How Unenlightened Self Interest Undermined Democracy and Corrupted Capitalism

by Yves Smith St. Martin's Publishing Group (October 11, 2011)

Why are we in such a financial mess today? There are lots of proximate causes: over-leverage, global imbalances, bad financial technology that lead to widespread underestimation of risk.

But these are all symptoms....

Haiti: The Tumultuous History - From Pearl of the Caribbean to Broken Nation

by Philippe Girard St. Martin's Press (September 14, 2010)

Why has Haiti been plagued by so many woes? Why have multiple U.S. efforts to create a stable democracy in Haiti failed so spectacularly? Philippe Girard answers these and other questions, examining how colonialism...

California Comeback

by Narda Zacchino St. Martin's Press (August 16, 2016)

An in-depth look at California's remarkable 21st century turnaround, focusing on the role played by the state government under Jerry Brown.

In the most economically important state in the country—and the 7th...

The Trouble with Diversity

by Walter Benn Michaels Henry Holt and Co. (July 24, 2007)

A brilliant assault on our obsession with every difference except the one that really matters—the difference between rich and poor

If there's one thing Americans agree on, it's the value of diversity. Our corporations...

Hot, Flat, and Crowded 2.0

by Thomas L. Friedman Picador (November 24, 2009)

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year

A Washington Post Best Book of the Year

A Businessweek Best Business Book of the Year

A Chicago Tribune Best Book of the Year

In this brilliant, essential...

The Keynes Solution

by Paul Davidson St. Martin's Press (September 01, 2009)

Today's financial crisis has led to a widespread lack of confidence in the laissez faire style of economic policy. In The Keynes Solution author Paul Davidson provides insights into how we got into the crisis—but...

The Lexus and the Olive Tree

by Thomas L. Friedman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 15, 2000)

A brilliant investigation of globalization, the most significant socioeconomic trend in the world today, and how it is affecting everything we do-economically, politically, and culturally-abroad and at home....

This Land Is Their Land

by Barbara Ehrenreich Henry Holt and Co. (June 24, 2008)

America in the 'aughts—hilariously skewered, brilliantly dissected, and darkly diagnosed by the bestselling social critic hailed as "the soul mate"* of Jonathan Swift

Barbara Ehrenreich's first book of satirical...

Treasure Islands

by Nicholas Shaxson St. Martin's Publishing Group (April 12, 2011)

A thrilling ride inside the world of tax havens and corporate masterminds

While the United States experiences recession and economic stagnation and European countries face bankruptcy, experts struggle to make...

In Defense of Selfishness

by Peter Schwartz St. Martin's Press (June 02, 2015)

From childhood, we're taught one central, non-controversial idea about morality: self-sacrifice is a virtue. It is universally accepted that serving the needs of others, rather than our own, is the essence of...

Thank You for Being Late

by Thomas L. Friedman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 22, 2016)

#1 New York Times Bestseller Los Angeles Times Bestseller

One of The Wall Street Journal's 10 Books to Read NowOne of Kirkus Reviews's Best Nonfiction Books of the YearOne of Publishers Weekly's...

Equal Is Unfair

by Don Watkins & Yaron Brook St. Martin's Press (March 29, 2016)

We’ve all heard that the American Dream is vanishing, and that the cause is rising income inequality. The rich are getting richer by rigging the system in their favor, leaving the rest of us to struggle just...

Raw Deal

by Steven Hill St. Martin's Press (October 20, 2015)

"What's going to happen to my job?"

That's what an increasing number of anxious Americans are asking themselves.

The US workforce, which has been one of the most productive and wealthiest in the world, is undergoing...

End Unemployment Now

by Ravi Batra St. Martin's Press (May 12, 2015)

The year 2010 marked when the National Bureau of Economic Research declared an end to the Great Recession. The economy had shed over six million jobs in 2008 and 2009, but few had been recalled to work by 2010....