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The Lost Bank

by Kirsten Grind & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (June 13, 2012)

During the most dizzying days of the financial crisis, Washington Mutual, a bank with hundreds of billions of dollars in its coffers, suffered a crippling bank run. The story of its final, brutal collapse in...


The New Deal

by Michael Hiltzik & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (September 13, 2011)

New York Times bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Michael Hiltzik tells the epic story of the New Deal through the outsized personalities of the people who fought for it, opposed it,...


A Just and Generous Nation

A First-Class Catastrophe

by Diana B. Henriques & Gabra Zackman Blackstone Publishing (September 19, 2017)

The definitive account of the crash of 1987, a cautionary tale of how the US financial system nearly collapsed--from the bestselling author of The Wizard of Lies

Monday, October 19, 1987, was by far the worst...


The Great Escape

by Angus Deaton & Matthew Brenher Blackstone Publishing (January 25, 2016)

The world is a better place than it used to be. People are healthier, wealthier, and live longer. Yet the escapes from destitution by so many has left gaping inequalities between people and nations. In The Great...


The Marginal Revolutionaries

by Janek Wasserman & Paul Boehmer Blackstone Publishing (December 24, 2019)

A group history of the Austrian School of Economics, from the coffeehouses of imperial Vienna to the modern-day Tea Party

The Austrian School of Economics--a movement that has had a vast impact on economics,...


Postcapitalism

by Paul Mason & Gildart Jackson Blackstone Publishing (February 09, 2016)

We know that our world is undergoing seismic change--but how can we emerge from the crisis a fairer, more equal society?

Over the past two centuries or so, capitalism has undergone profound changes--economic...


Money Well Spent?

by Michael Grabell & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (January 31, 2012)

The 2012 presidential campaign will, above all else, be a referendum on the Obama administration’s handling of the financial crisis, recalling the period when Obama’s “audacity of hope” met the austerity...


Broken Bargain

by Kathleen Day & Bernadette Dunne Blackstone Publishing (November 12, 2019)

A history of major financial crises--and how taxpayers have been left with the bill

In the 1930s, battered and humbled by the Great Depression, the US financial sector struck a grand bargain with the federal...


The Tycoons

by Charles R. Morris & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (December 16, 2014)

The modern American economy was the creation of four men:Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Jay Gould, and J. P. Morgan. They werethe giants of the Gilded Age, a moment of riotous growth that establishedAmerica...


Secret Weapon

by Kevin D. Freeman & Tom Weiner Blackstone Publishing (January 31, 2012)

Who's really to blame for America's catastrophic financial meltdown and devastating national recession? Contrary to what the "Occupy Movement" might tell you, it's not greedy Wall Street executives. No, as one...


The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure

by John Allison & Alan Sklar Blackstone Publishing (September 27, 2012)

Did Wall Street cause the mess we are in? Should Washington place stronger regulations on the entire financial industry? Can we lower unemployment rates by controlling the free market? The answer is no.

Not only...


Too Big to Fail

by Andrew Ross Sorkin & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (October 20, 2009)

Too Big to Fail is a brilliantly reported true-life thriller that goes behind the scenes of the financial crisis on Wall Street and in Washington.

In one of the most gripping financial narratives in decades,...


How the Other Half Banks

by Mehrsa Baradaran & Priya Ayyar Blackstone Publishing (September 20, 2016)

The United States has two separate banking systems today-one serving the well-to-do and another exploiting everyone else. How the Other Half Banks contributes to the growing conversation on American inequality...


Heist

by Jeff Diamant & Jeffrey Kafer Blackstone Publishing (August 04, 2015)

The bizarre true story of the criminals behind the second-largest bank heist in American history

One night in a small North Carolina town, a down-on-his-luck guard at Loomis Fargo manages to steal $17 million--literally...


The Predator State

by James K. Galbraith & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (May 05, 2009)

The cult of the free market—with its dogma of tax cuts, small government, and deregulation—has dominated economic policy talk since the Reagan revolution of nearly thirty years ago, seducing even liberals...


The Making of Modern Economics, Second Edition

by Mark Skousen & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (August 31, 2009)

Here is a bold, updated history of economics, the dramatic story of how the great economic thinkers built today’s rigorous social science. Noted financial writer and economist Mark Skousen has revised this...


Blood Diamonds

by Greg Campbell & Tom Weiner Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

The true story of the events that inspired the feature film Blood Diamond

First discovered in 1930, the diamonds of Sierra Leone have funded one of the most savage rebel campaigns in modern history. These "blood...