|Stiglitz Slams Wealthy 1%, Moyo Foresees War: Top Business Books |
By James Pressley - Jul 14, 2012
Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz portrays the U.S. government as the billionaire’s best friend, while former banker Dambisa Moyo presents a dark look at China’s “commodity crusade” in two of the best business books so far this year.
Here’s a list of recommended titles.
“Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?” by William Poundstone (Little, Brown).
“The Art of the Sale” by Philip Delves Broughton (Penguin Press/Portfolio).
“Demystifying the Chinese Economy” by Justin Yifu Lin (Cambridge).
“A Disposition to Be Rich” by Geoffrey C. Ward (Knopf).
“End This Depression Now!” by Paul Krugman (Norton).
“Engines of Change” by Paul Ingrassia (Simon & Schuster).
“Exile on Wall Street” by Mike Mayo (Wiley).
“Finance and the Good Society” by Robert J. Shiller (Princeton).
“Financial Turmoil in Europe and the United States” by George Soros (PublicAffairs).
“Getting It Wrong” by William A. Barnett (MIT).
“The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty” by Dan Ariely (Harper/HarperCollins).
“The Hour Between Dog and Wolf” by John Coates (Fourth Estate/ Penguin Press).
“The Idea Factory” by Jon Gertner (Penguin Press).
“Luck” by Ed Smith (Bloomsbury).
“The New Geography of Jobs” by Enrico Moretti (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt).
“Paper Promises” by Philip Coggan (Allen Lane/ PublicAffairs).
“The Power of Habit” by Charles Duhigg (Heinemann/Random House).
“The Price of Inequality” by Joseph E. Stiglitz ( Allen Lane/Norton).
“What Money Can’t Buy” by Michael Sandel (Allen Lane/Farrar, Straus and Giroux).
“White House Burning” by Simon Johnson and James Kwak(Pantheon).
“Winner Take All” by Dambisa Moyo (Allen Lane/Basic).
“Why Nations Fail” by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson (Crown/Profile).