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1 The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron (Paperback)

by Bethany McLean, Peter Elkind

Format: Paperback 480 pages
Published: 30/09/2004

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The fall of Enron was much more than a business scandal. Not only did the events of October 2001 have a more damaging effect on the markets than... Read more

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2 Liar's Poker (Paperback)

by Michael Lewis

Format: Paperback 304 pages
Published: 05/06/2006

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From mere trainee, to triumphal Big Swinging Dick: that was Michael Lewis' pell-mell progress through the dealing rooms of Salomon Brothers in... Read more

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3 What They Teach You at Harvard Business School: My Two Years Inside the Cauldron of Capitalism (Paperback)

by Philip Delves Broughton

Format: Paperback 304 pages
Published: 01/07/2010

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What do they teach you at Harvard Business School? Graduates at Harvard Business School run many of the world's biggest and most influential... Read more

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4 Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood (Paperback)

by Oliver Sacks

Format: Paperback 250 pages
Published: 10/05/2012

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The bestselling author of Awakenings, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for A Hat and Musicophilia. Read more

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5 Confessions of an Economic Hit Man: The Shocking Story of How America Really Took Over the World (Paperback)

by John Perkins

Format: Paperback 272 pages
Published: 24/09/2005

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As an EHM in the '60s and '70s, covertly recruited by the US National Security Agency, John Perkins helped further American imperial... Read more

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6 Mr. China (Paperback)

by Tim Clissold

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 27/05/2010

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A true story of a tough Wall Street banker who came to China looking for glory. Read more

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7 When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long Term Capital Management (Paperback)

by Roger Lowenstein

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 06/10/2001

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Picking up where Liar's Poker left off (literally, in the bond dealer's desks of Salomon Brothers) the story of Long-Term Capital Management... Read more

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8 Luck: A Fresh Look at Fortune (Paperback)

by Ed Smith

Format: Paperback 256 pages
Published: 11/04/2013

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To what extent do we control our own destiny? Can those who have risen to the top really say it was all down to them? Is lucky success somehow less... Read more

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9 The Happy Depressive: In Pursuit of Personal and Political Happiness (Paperback)

by Alastair Campbell

Format: Paperback 96 pages
Published: 12/04/2012

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Are you happy? Does it matter? Increasingly, governments seem to think so. As the UK government conducts its first happiness survey, the author... Read more

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10 A Leg to Stand on (Paperback)

by Oliver Sacks

Format: Paperback 224 pages
Published: 05/07/2012

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The bestselling author of Awakenings, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Musicophilia. Read more

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