The worlds of late antiquity
The World of Late Antiquity
AD 150-750

By: Peter Brown

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393958034
Publication Date: March 17, 1989

Peter Brown (Ph.D. Oxford University) is the Rollins Professor of History at Princeton University. He previously taught at London University and the University of California, Berkeley. He has written on the rise of Christianity and the end of the Roman empire. His works include: Augustine of Hippo (1967); The World of Late Antiquity (1972); The Cult of the Saints (1981); Body and Society (1988), The Rise of Western Christendom (1995 and 2002); Poverty and Leadership in the Later Roman Empire (2002). He is presently working on issues of wealth and poverty in the late Roman and early medieval Christian world.

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Transaction Man
The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream

By: Nicholas Lemann

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9780374277888
Publication Date: September 10, 2019

Nicholas Lemann has worked at the Washington Monthly, Washington Post, and Texas Monthly, of which he was executive editor. A frequent contributor to national magazines, he was national correspondent of The Atlantic Monthly and is now a staff writer at The New Yorker.

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Twitter and tear gas
Twitter and Tear Gas
The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest

By: Zeynep Tufekci

Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300259292
Publication Date: April 27, 2021

Zeynep Tufekci is a contributing opinion writer for The Atlantic and the New York Times, associate professor at the University of North Carolina School of Information and Library Science, and a faculty associate at the Harvard Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society.

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Until the End of Time
Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe

By: Brian Greene

Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 1524731676
Publication Date: February 19, 2020

Brian Greene is a professor of physics and mathematics and director of Columbia University’s Center for Theoretical Physics and is renowned for his groundbreaking discoveries in superstring theory.

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Virtue at Work
Ethics for Individuals, Managers, and Organizations

By: Geoff Moore

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198849133
Publication Date: October 31, 2019

Geoff Moore is Professor of Business Ethics at Durham University Business School in the UK. His main academic interests are focused on Fair Trade and the application of virtue ethics to organizations and managers.

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What Money Can’t Buy
The Moral Limits of Markets

By: Michael J. Sandel

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374533652
Publication Date: August 2, 2013

Michael J. Sandel is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government at Harvard University. His work has been the subject of television series on PBS and the BBC. His recent books include the New York Times bestseller Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do?

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When more is not better
When More Is Not Better
Overcoming America's Obsession with Economic Efficiency

By: Roger L. Martin

Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
ISBN: 9781647820060
Publication Date: September 19, 2020

Roger L. Martin is Professor of Strategic Management, Emeritus, at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, where he served as Dean (1998–2013) and as Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute (2013–2019). In 2017 Thinkers50 named him the world’s #1 management thinker. He has published eleven books, as well as many Harvard Business Review articles.

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Why Nations Fail
The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty

By: Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson

Publisher: Currency
ISBN: 0307719227
Publication Date: September 17, 2013

Daron Acemoglu is the Killian Professor of Economics at MIT. In 2005 he received the John Bates Clark Medal awarded to economists under forty judged to have made the most significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge.

James A. Robinson , a political scientist and an economist, is the David Florence Professor of Government at Harvard University. A world-renowned expert on Latin America and Africa, he has worked in Botswana, Mauritius, Sierra Leone, and South Africa.

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Why We Sleep
Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams

By: Matthew Walker

Publisher: Scribner
ISBN: 9781501144318
Publication Date: October 3, 2017

Matthew Walker is a professor of neuroscience and psychology at UC Berkeley, the Director of its Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab, and a former professor of psychiatry at Harvard University. He has published over 100 scientific studies and has appeared on 60 Minutes, Nova, BBC News, and NPR’s Science Friday.

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Winners Take All
The Elite Charade of Changing the World

By: Anand Giridharadas

Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 9781101972670
Publication Date: August 28, 2018

Anand Giridharadas is the author of Winners Take All, The True American, and India Calling. He is an editor-at-large for TIME and was a foreign correspondent and columnist for The New York Times from 2005 to 2016. He has also written for The Atlantic, The New Republic, and The New Yorker.

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