I am currently reading a well-written inside narrative account of how Alan Mulally turned around Ford when they were on the brink in the mid-2000s. I would highly recommend it for anyone interested in business, history and the cultural icon of the blue oval. American […]

Lost in Thought: The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life by Zena Hitz From the publisher: “In an overloaded, superficial, technological world, in which almost everything and everybody is judged by its usefulness, where can we turn for escape, lasting pleasure, contemplation, or connection to […]

The Future of Money by Eswar Prasad From the publisher: “We think we’ve seen financial innovation. We bank from laptops and buy coffee with the wave of a phone. But these are minor miracles compared with the dizzying experiments now underway around the globe, as […]

Journey to the Edge of Reason: The Life of Kurt Gödel by Stephen Budiansky From the publisher: “Nearly a hundred years after its publication, Kurt Gödel’s famous proof that every mathematical system must contain propositions that are true—yet never provable—continues to unsettle mathematics, philosophy, and […]

The Economics of Belonging by Martin Sandbu From the publisher: “Fueled by populism and the frustrations of the disenfranchised, the past few years have witnessed the widespread rejection of the economic and political order that Western countries built up after 1945. Political debates have turned […]

A Promised Land by Barack Obama From the publisher: “In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly […]