2012 Volume 15 Issue 2

The Book Corner

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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In this issue:


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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