Penguin Press Summaries and Reviews

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A Guide to Getting Over Yourself

Mark Epstein

Penguin Press, 2018

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What Plane Crashes, Oil Spills, and Dumb Business Decisions Can Teach Us About How to Succeed at Work and at Home

Chris Clearfield and András Tilcsik

Penguin Press, 2018

9
States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty

Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson

Penguin Press, 2019

R 8
The American Culinary Revolution and Its End

Kevin Alexander

Penguin Press, 2019

R 9
What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

Michael Pollan

Penguin Press, 2018

R 8
A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, from Birth to Preschool

Emily Oster

Penguin Press, 2019

R 9
The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked

Adam Alter

Penguin Press, 2017

R 9
An American Journey

Kamala Harris

Penguin Press, 2019

8
Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe

Roger McNamee

Penguin Press, 2019

9
Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement

Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey

Penguin Press, 2019

R 8
A History

Alan Greenspan and Adrian Wooldridge

Penguin Press, 2018

7
A Global Quest for a Simpler, Fairer, and More Efficient Tax System

T. R. Reid

Penguin Press, 2017

R 9
Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook

Niall Ferguson

Penguin Press, 2018

8
The War for Cyberspace

Alexander Klimburg

Penguin Press, 2017

R 8
The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

Robert M. Sapolsky

Penguin Press, 2017

8
Field Notes on the Future of Food

Dan Barber

Penguin Press, 2015

9
The Education of a Reluctant Businessman

Yvon Chouinard

Penguin Press, 2016

9
The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan

Sebastian Mallaby

Penguin Press, 2016

9
Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency

Joshua Green

Penguin Press, 2017

9
How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back

Elisabeth Rosenthal

Penguin Press, 2017

R 8
The History and Geopolitics of the World’s Oceans

James Stavidris

Penguin Press, 2017

8
Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve And/Or Ruin Everything

Kelly Weinersmith and Zach Weinersmith

Penguin Press, 2017

8
The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction

Derek Thompson

Penguin Press, 2017

8
How to Rebuild Our World After the Apocalypse

Lewis Dartnell

Penguin Press, 2014

8
How Risk Taking Transforms Us, Body and Mind

John Coates

Penguin Press, 2013

8
The Booming Business of Global Warming

McKenzie Funk

Penguin Press, 2014

9
Look at Cocaine and All You See Is Powder. Look Through Cocaine and You See the World.

Roberto Saviano

Penguin Press, 2015

8
The Power of Talk in a Digital Age

Sherry Turkle

Penguin Press, 2015

9
ExxonMobil and American Power

Steve Coll

Penguin Press, 2012

8
The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead

Alan S. Blinder

Penguin Press, 2013

9
The West and the Rest

Niall Ferguson

Penguin Press, 2011

9
The Rise of the New Global Super Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else

Chrystia Freeland

Penguin Press, 2012

7
And Other Unexpected Forces that Shape How We Think, Feel, and Behave

Adam Alter

Penguin Press, 2013

7
How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government

Gavin Newsom and Lisa Dickey

Penguin Press, 2013

9
What Should Make You Happy, but Doesn’t. What Shouldn’t Make You Happy, but Does

Sonja Lyubomirsky

Penguin Press, 2013

7
Why So Many Predictions Fail – But Some Don’t

Nate Silver

Penguin Press, 2012

9
Adventures in a New World

Alan Greenspan

Penguin Press, 2008

8
An Inquiry into the Value of Work

Matthew B. Crawford

Penguin Press, 2010

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