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Social Security 101: From Medicare
to Spousal Benefits, an Essential
Primer on Government Retirement
Aid by Alfred Mill (Oct. 1, hardcover,
$15.99, ISBN 978-1-4405-9922-4).
From the history of social security to its
probable place in the future, this primer
has hundreds of tidbits and concepts that
provide readers with all the ins and outs
of this essential government program.
Own It: Oprah Winfrey in Her Own
Words, edited by Anjali Becker and
Jeanne Engelmann (Dec. 1, trade paper,
$10.95, ISBN 978-1-57284-203-8),
collects Winfrey’s most insightful
quotations, centered around her media
career, life lessons, entrepreneurship,
and remarkable personal story.
The Gig Economy: The Complete
Guide to Getting Better Work, Taking
More Time Off, and Financing the Life
You Want by Diane Mulcahy (Nov. 8,
hardcover, $22, ISBN 978-0-8144-3733-9)
is packed with research, exercises, and
anecdotes, supplying strategies—from
the professional to the personal—to help
you deal with the new world of work.
The Real Madrid Way: How Values
Created the Most Successful
Sports Team on the Planet
by Steven G. Mandis (Oct.
11, trade paper, $16.95,
A Columbia Business School
professor explains how this
renowned soccer team was
transformed from near bankruptcy to one of the world’s
most valuable sports franchises over 15 years.
Work Pause Thrive: How to Pause
for Parenthood Without Killing Your
Career by Lisen Stromberg (Jan. 31,
hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-942952-
73-2). Through first-person
interviews, along with cutting-edge research collected
from nearly 1,500 women,
Stromberg reveals five different blueprints for stepping
back from your professional
life without sacrificing your
announced first printing.
The Leadership Genius of Julius
Caesar: Modern Lessons from the Man
Who Built an Empire by Phillip Barlag
(Oct. 17, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN 978-
1-62656-693-4). uses dramatic and
colorful incidents from Caesar’s career to
illustrate what Caesar can teach leaders
today. Central to Barlag’s argument is
how Caesar drew a distinction between
force and power.
Why Simple Wins: Escape the
Complexity Trap and Get to Work
That Matters by Lisa Bodell (Oct. 18,
hardcover, $26.95, ISBN 978-1-62956-
129-5) explains that by eliminating
redundancies, communicating with
clarity, and making simplification a habit,
individuals and companies can begin to
recognize which activities are time-sucks
and which create lasting value.
Blowout: The Inside Story of the
BP Deepwater Horizon Oil
Spill by Daniel Jacobs (Aug.
23, hardcover, $23, ISBN
978-0-8157-2908-2). In this
comprehensive account of the
legal, economic, and environ-
mental consequences of the
April 2010 blowout at a BP
oil well in the Gulf of Mexico,
former Justice Department
lawyer Jacobs tells the story
that neither BP nor the gov-
ernment wants heard: how the company
and the government fell short, both in terms
of preventing and coping with the accident.
15,000-copy announced first printing.
Loan Sharks: The Birth
of Predatory Lending by
Charles R. Geisst (Oct. 18,
hardcover, $26, ISBN 978-0-
815-72900-6) follows the
history of predatory lending
in the U.S., tracing the origins of modern consumer
lending to such older practices as salary buying and
hidden interest charges.
Geisst shows that many current lending practices employed today by
credit card companies and others would
have been easily recognizable at the end
of the 19th century.
Your Creative Mind: How to
Disrupt Your Thinking, Abandon
Your Comfort Zone, and Develop
Bold New Strategies by Scott Cochrane
(Sept. 19, trade paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-
1-63265-044-3) shows entrepreneurs
how to catapult their company out of a
performance plateau and into dynamic
growth, expansion, and market leader-
ship by harnessing the secrets of the
power of creation.
Born on Third Base: A One
Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling
Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home,
and Committing to the Common Good
by Chuck Collins (Sept. 23, trade paper,
$17.95, ISBN 978-1-60358-683-2).
Born into the 1%, Collins gave away his
inheritance at 26 and spent the next
three decades mobilizing against inequality.
His book provides national and local
solutions that not only challenge
inequality but also respond to climate
change, and offers an unexpected, fresh
take on one of the world’s most intransi-
Parachuting Cats into Borneo:
And Other Lessons from the Change
Café by Axel Klimek and Alan AtKisson
(Aug. 4, trade paper, $24.95, ISBN 978-
1-60358-681-8). Named after a classic
tale of unintended consequences, this
work offers a toolkit of proven strategies