The Book Corner

Graziadio Faculty Members Review the latest business books

The Book Corner offers reviews by Graziadio School faculty for a variety of books on business topics.

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Thinking, Fast and Slow

by Daniel Kahneman
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011

Reviewed by Sam Farry, MBA

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5 Stars: Stop what you're doing and read this book now! Stop what you are doing and read this book now!


Steve Jobs

by Walter Isaacson
Simon & Schuster, 2011

Reviewed by David Crain, PhD

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5 Stars: Stop what you're doing and read this book now!

Stop what you are doing and read this book now!

 


The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America

by Eric Larson
Vintage Books, 2003

Reviewed by Leo Mallette

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5 Stars: Stop what you're doing and read this book now! Stop what you are doing and read this book now!

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VIDEO – Wall of Worry: Elections and the Markets

2012 is shaping up to be the year of global political change with important changes in the government in Russia, France, Italy, and of course the upcoming presidential election here in the United States.  How will financial markets be influenced by such political turmoil and how can investors prepare?

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