Shadman Barzingi

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Hot, Flat, and Crowded 2.0

• <b>Author:</b> Thomas L. Friedman<p><b>A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year</b> <b><br>A Washington Post Best Book of the Year</b> <b><br>A Businessweek Best Business Book of the Year</b> <b><br>A Chicago Tribune Best Book of the Year</b><p>In this brilliant, essential book, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas L. Friedman speaks to …

How the World Works

• <b>Author:</b> Noam Chomsky & Arthur Naiman<p>According to <i>The New York Times</i>, Noam Chomsky is “arguably the most important intellectual alive.” But he isn’t easy to read . . . or at least he wasn’t until these books came along. Made up of intensively edited speeches and interviews, they offer something not …

The Myth of America's Decline: Politics, Economics, and a Half Century of False Prophecies

• <b>Author:</b> Josef Joffe<p>“A bracing and intelligent reminder that, for all its woes, America remains extraordinarily dynamic, innovative, and resilient.”—Fareed Zakaria<br>Hailed by the Wall Street Journal as one of the best books of 2013, The Myth of America’s Decline is a highly provocative look at how the …

Smart Cities: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for a New Utopia

• <b>Author:</b> Anthony M. Townsend<p>An unflinching look at the aspiring city-builders of our smart, mobile, connected future.<p>From Beijing to Boston, cities are deploying smart technology—sensors embedded in streets and subways, Wi-Fi broadcast airports and green spaces—to address the basic challenges faced …

The World Is Flat 3.0

• <b>Author:</b> Thomas L. Friedman<p>This Independence Day edition of <i>The World is Flat 3.0</i> includes an an <b>exclusive preview</b> of <b>That Used to Be Us:</b> <i>How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back</i>, by Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum, on sale September 5th, 2011.<p><b>A New Edition of</b> …

A Whole New Mind

• <b>Author:</b> Daniel H. Pink<p><b>Look out for Daniel Pink’s new book, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing</b><p>The future belongs to a different kind of person with a different kind of mind: artists, inventors, storytellers-creative and holistic "right-brain" thinkers whose abilities mark the fault line …

The Age of the Unthinkable

• <b>Author:</b> Joshua Cooper Ramo<p>Today the very ideas that made America great imperil its future. Our plans go awry and policies fail. History's grandest war against terrorism creates more terrorists. Global capitalism, intended to improve lives, increases the gap between rich and poor. Decisions made to …