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  • Michael Lewis

    Feuer im Maschinenraum der Macht Wir betreten die Flure der US-Ministerien nach der Wahl Donald Trumps zum Präsidenten der USA. Es ist ungewöhnlich still. Trumps Mannschaft, ohnehin spärlich vertreten, hat offenbar wenig Plan, was zu tun ist. Es herrscht vorsätzliche Unwissenheit, denn wer die Konsequenzen seines Handelns nicht kennt, dem fällt es leicht, den 'Klimawandel' bedenkenlos zum Unwort deklarieren oder etablierte Forschungsprogramme vom Tisch zu fegen. Alarmstufe Trump! Michael Lewis führt uns in den Maschinenraum der Macht. Er zeigt: Für den kurzfristigen Erfolg wird kollektives Wissen zerstört und jahrzehntelange Regierungserfahrung bewusst ignoriert. Für sein Buch...read more

  • Michael Lewis

    Ein Buch, das die Börse zum Beben bringt Michael Lewis, begnadeter Sachbuchautor, lüftet mit seinem neuen Buch 'das dunkelste Geheimnis der Börse'. Wer an Börse denkt, hat oft ein Bild im Kopf: wild gestikulierende Makler, die unter immensem Zeitdruck Dinge kaufen, um sie gleich wieder zu verkaufen. Doch das ist Geschichte. Die Realität an der Börse sieht anders aus - das Parkett hat längst neue Regeln. Michael Lewis, Wirtschaftsjournalist und begnadeter Sachbuchautor, sorgte mit seinem neuen Buch für ein Erdbeben. Der Erzähler unter den Sachbuchautoren enthüllt die Geschichte einer Gruppe genialer Wall-Street-Außenseiter. Sie haben herausgefunden, wie die Börse zum Vorteil...read more

  • Michael Lewis

    Featuring an exclusive interview with the author, 'America's poet laureate of capital' (The Los Angeles Times) When it comes to markets, the first deadly sin is greed. In Panic!, #1 bestselling author Michael Lewis has chosen several pieces of brilliant journalism to illuminate the most violent and costly upheavals in recent financial history: the Crash of '87, the Russian Default (and the subsequent collapse of Long Term Capital Management), the Asian Currency Crisis of 1999, the Internet Bubble, and the current Sub-Prime Mortgage Disaster. Among the unabridged selections are several pieces by Lewis himself, whose writing also introduces each section, as well as contributions from...read more

  • Michael Lewis

    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Big Short, Liar’s Poker and The Blind Side! The tsunami of cheap credit that rolled across the planet between 2002 and 2008 was more than a simple financial phenomenon: it was temptation, offering entire societies the chance to reveal aspects of their characters they could not normally afford to indulge. The Greeks wanted to turn their country into a piñata stuffed with cash and allow as many citizens as possible to take a whack at it. The Germans wanted to be even more German; the Irish wanted to stop being Irish. The trademark of Michael Lewis’s bestsellers is to tell an important and complex story through...read more

  • Michael Lewis

    2015 Audie Award Finalist for Nonfiction From the #1 bestselling author of The Blind Side and Moneyball Four years after his #1 bestseller The Big Short, Michael Lewis returns to Wall Street to report on a high-tech predator stalking the equity markets. Flash Boys is about a small group of Wall Street guys who figure out that the US stock market has been rigged for the benefit of insiders and that, post-financial crisis, the markets have become not more free but less, and more controlled by the big Wall Street banks. Working at different firms, they come to this realization separately; but after they discover each other, the flash boys band together and set out to reform the...read more

  • Lisa Feldman Barrett (editor)

    Recognized as the definitive reference, this handbook brings together leading experts from multiple psychological subdisciplines to examine one of today's most dynamic areas of research. Coverage encompasses the biological and neuroscientific underpinnings of emotions, as well as developmental, social and personality, cognitive, and clinical perspectives. The volume probes how people understand, experience, express, and perceive affective phenomena and explores connections to behavior and health across the lifespan. Concluding chapters present cutting-edge work on a range of specific emotions. New to This Edition *Chapters on the mechanisms, processes, and influences that contribute to...read more

  • Michael Byars Lewis

    It all starts here! The hit prequel novella Retribution is Book One in the Jason Conrad USAF thriller series.What can you take from a man who has nothing left to lose?When Lieutenant Jason Conrad is offered the trip of a lifetime . . . how could he say no? But the trip quickly turns into more than he bargained for, and Jason Conrad is in a fight for his life!At the 50th Anniversary of D-Day celebration, a methodical killer continues his deadly path of revenge, and Jason is caught in his crosshairs! Can he survive?If you like fast paced stories with a conspiracy twist, you'll love this launching point that builds the foundation for Michael Byars Lewis' multi-award-winning adventures. It's...read more

  • Benjamin Gardner

    It knows what scares you… Enter a dreamscape of supernatural terror with Scare Street’s latest collection. This diabolical volume contains fifteen terrifying tales of fear and horror. And each story pulls you deeper into the realm of perpetual night. There’s something eerily familiar about the shadowy landscape you find yourself in. The crumbling old house on the hill, the pale fog rolling through the cemetery, the stone gargoyles perched above ancient tombs…you swear you’ve been here before. But as your breath quickens and your heart beats faster, you realize this is no déjà vu. Something has pierced your consciousness and delved into your darkest nightmares. The...read more

  • Nick Shanahan

    I know why you're here. You've probably seen some of the influencers online bragging about how they've made millions flipping NFTs, and now they have 30 Lambos! They live in an oceanside mansion and have a private butler who picks out all of the brown m&ms from the packet before serving them. You want to live like that, right? NFTs are your ticket to millions. They have to be! Because you've already tried everything else! Well, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but you should probably not start shopping for Lambos just yet...The truth is that a lot of those projects fail. Just hop on Twitter or discord now, and you'll see them literally begging people to buy or raise the price of their...read more