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  • booksreddit.com:Managing Your Boss (Harvard Business Review Classics)

    Managing Your Boss (Harvard Business Review Classics)

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    Managing your boss: Isn’t that merely manipulation? Corporate cozying up? Not according to John Gabarro and John Kotter. In this handy guidebook, the authors contend that you manage your boss for a very good reason: to do your best on the job—and thereby benefit not only yourself but also your supervisor and your entire company. Your boss depends on you for cooperation, reliability, and honesty. And you depend on him or her for links to the rest of the organization, for setting priorities, an…


  • booksreddit.com:Tipping: An American Social History of Gratuities

    Tipping: An American Social History of Gratuities

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    When did the “tipping culture” in the US originate? Was there ever “mandatory” tipping prior to that in other countries?
    Though the history of tipping can be traced to the Middle Ages, the practice did not become widespread until the late 19th century. Initially, Americans reviled the custom, branding it un-American and undemocratic. The opposition gradually faded and tipping became an American institution. From its beginnings in Europe to its development as a quintessentially American trait, this work provides a social history of tipping customs and how the United States became a nation of tippers. more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:Tipping: An American Social History of Gratuities

    Tipping: An American Social History of Gratuities

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    Though the history of tipping can be traced to the Middle Ages, the practice did not become widespread until the late 19th century. Initially, Americans reviled the custom, branding it un-American and undemocratic. The opposition gradually faded and tipping became an American institution. From its beginnings in Europe to its development as a quintessentially American trait, this work provides a social history of tipping customs and how the United States became a nation of tippers.


  • booksreddit.com:Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance In Your Twenties and Thirties

    Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance In Your Twenties and Thirties

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    “A highly readable and substantial guide to the grown-up realms of money and business.” —Deborah Stead, The New York Times, If you’ve been meaning to get your finances in shape but have no idea where to start, this is your playbook: The all-new edition of the New York Times bestseller Get a Financial Life busts open the system, teaching tricks for becoming master of your own money universe. No matter what’s happening in the economy, all the guidance you need is right here. You’ll learn how …


  • booksreddit.com:Programming Interviews Exposed: Secrets to Landing Your Next Job

    Programming Interviews Exposed: Secrets to Landing Your Next Job

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    Interested in interview questions? Here are 80+ I was asked last month during 10+ onsite interviews. Also AMAA.
    Be prepared for your next job interview with this tried-and-true advice In today’s tight job market, competition for programming jobs is hotter than ever. This third edition of a popular guide to programming interviews includes new code examples, information on the latest languages, new chapters on sorting and design patterns, tips on using LinkedIn, and a downloadable app to help prepare applicants for the interview. Like its earlier editions, this guide covers what software companies and IT…


  • booksreddit.com:Mr. Lincoln's T-Mails: How Abraham Lincoln Used the Telegraph to Win the Civil War

    Mr. Lincoln’s T-Mails: How Abraham Lincoln Used the Telegraph to Win the Civil War

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    Abraham Lincoln’s two great legacies to history—his extraordinary power as a writer and his leadership during the Civil War—come together in this close study of the President’s use of the telegraph. Invented less than two decades before he entered office, the telegraph came into its own during the Civil War. In a jewel–box of historical writing, Wheeler captures Lincoln as he adapted his folksy rhetorical style to the telegraph, creating an intimate bond with his generals that would ultimatel…


  • booksreddit.com:The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail - But Some Don't

    The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail – But Some Don’t

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    “Nate Silver’s The Signal and the Noise is The Soul of a New Machine for the 21st century.” —Rachel Maddow, author of DriftNate Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the 2008 election within a hair’s breadth, and became a national sensation as a blogger—all by the time he was thirty. He solidified his standing as the nation’s foremost political forecaster with his near perfect prediction of the 2012 election. Silver is the founder and editor in chief…


  • booksreddit.com:Cracking the Coding Interview: 150 Programming Questions and Solutions

    Cracking the Coding Interview: 150 Programming Questions and Solutions

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    Now in the 5th edition, Cracking the Coding Interview gives you the interview preparation you need to get the top software developer jobs. This is a deeply technical book and focuses on the software engineering skills to ace your interview. The book is over 500 pages and includes 150 programming interview questions and answers, as well as other advice. The full list of topics are as follows:The Interview ProcessThis section offers an overview on questions are selected and how you will be eval…


  • booksreddit.com:Lewis

    Lewis, Michael) The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

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    The #1 New York Times bestseller: a brilliant account―character-rich and darkly humorous―of how the U.S. economy was driven over the cliff. When the crash of the U. S. stock market became public knowledge in the fall of 2008, it was already old news. The real crash, the silent crash, had taken place over the previous year, in bizarre feeder markets where the sun doesn’t shine, and the SEC doesn’t dare, or bother, to tread: the bond and real estate derivative markets where geeks invent impenet…


  • booksreddit.com:Capital in the Twenty-First Century

    Capital in the Twenty-First Century

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    What are the grand dynamics that drive the accumulation and distribution of capital? Questions about the long-term evolution of inequality, the concentration of wealth, and the prospects for economic growth lie at the heart of political economy. But satisfactory answers have been hard to find for lack of adequate data and clear guiding theories. In Capital in the Twenty-First Century, Thomas Piketty analyzes a unique collection of data from twenty countries, ranging as far back as the eightee…


  • booksreddit.com:Cracking the Coding Interview: 150 Programming Questions and Solutions

    Cracking the Coding Interview: 150 Programming Questions and Solutions

    1149

    Now in the 5th edition, Cracking the Coding Interview gives you the interview preparation you need to get the top software developer jobs. This is a deeply technical book and focuses on the software engineering skills to ace your interview. The book is over 500 pages and includes 150 programming interview questions and answers, as well as other advice. The full list of topics are as follows:The Interview ProcessThis section offers an overview on questions are selected and how you will be eval…


  • booksreddit.com:Basic Economics

    Basic Economics

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    In this fifth edition of Basic Economics, Thomas Sowell revises and updates his popular book on common sense economics, bringing the world into clearer focus through a basic understanding of the fundamental economic principles and how they explain our lives. Drawing on lively examples from around the world and from centuries of history, Sowell explains basic economic principles for the general public in plain English. Basic Economics, which has now been translated into six languages and has a…


  • booksreddit.com:How to Lie with Statistics

    How to Lie with Statistics

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    Over Half a Million Copies Sold–an Honest-to-Goodness Bestseller Darrell Huff runs the gamut of every popularly used type of statistic, probes such things as the sample study, the tabulation method, the interview technique, or the way the results are derived from the figures, and points up the countless number of dodges which are used to full rather than to inform.


  • booksreddit.com:Programming Interviews Exposed: Secrets to Landing Your Next Job

    Programming Interviews Exposed: Secrets to Landing Your Next Job, 2nd Edition (Programmer to Prog…

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    Khan Academy is coming out with a Computer Science curriculum tomorrow.
    The pressure is on during the interview process but with the right preparation, you can walk away with your dream job. This classic book uncovers what interviews are really like at America’s top software and computer companies and provides you with the tools to succeed in any situation. The authors take you step-by-step through new problems and complex brainteasers they were asked during recent technical interviews. 50 interview scenarios are presented along with in-depth analysis of the pos…


  • booksreddit.com:Creamy and Crunchy: An Informal History of Peanut Butter

    Creamy and Crunchy: An Informal History of Peanut Butter, the All-American Food (Arts and Traditi…

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    More than Mom’s apple pie, peanut butter is the all-American food. With its rich, roasted-peanut aroma and flavor; caramel hue; and gooey, consoling texture, peanut butter is an enduring favorite, found in the pantries of at least 75 percent of American kitchens. Americans eat more than a billion pounds a year. According to the Southern Peanut Growers, a trade group, that’s enough to coat the floor of the Grand Canyon (although the association doesn’t say to what height).Americans spoon it ou…


  • booksreddit.com:Chernobyl Record: The Definitive History of the Chernobyl Catastrophe

    Chernobyl Record: The Definitive History of the Chernobyl Catastrophe

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    The nuclear accident at Chernobyl on April 26, 1986 had a heavy impact on life, health, and the environment. It caused agony to people in the Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia and anxiety far away from these countries. The economic losses and social dislocation were severe in a region already under strain. It is now possible to make more accurate assessments of these effects than it was in the first few years following the catastrophe. An internationally known author, speaker, and medical physicis…


  • booksreddit.com:The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future

    The Price of Inequality: How Today’s Divided Society Endangers Our Future

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    A forceful argument against America’s vicious circle of growing inequality by the Nobel Prize–winning economist. America currently has the most inequality, and the least equality of opportunity, among the advanced countries. While market forces play a role in this stark picture, politics has shaped those market forces. In this best-selling book, Nobel Prize–winning economist Joseph E. Stiglitz exposes the efforts of well-heeled interests to compound their wealth in ways that have stifled true…


  • booksreddit.com:The Race between Education and Technology

    The Race between Education and Technology

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    This book provides a careful historical analysis of the co-evolution of educational attainment and the wage structure in the United States through the twentieth century. The authors propose that the twentieth century was not only the American Century but also the Human Capital Century. That is, the American educational system is what made America the richest nation in the world. Its educational system had always been less elite than that of most European nations. By 1900 the U.S. had begun t…


  • booksreddit.com:Valuation: Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies

    Valuation: Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies, Fourth Edition

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    Hailed by financial professionals worldwide as the single best guide of its kind, Valuation, Fourth Edition is thoroughly revised and expanded to reflect business conditions in today’s volatile global economy. Valuation provides up-to-date insights and practical advice on how to create, manage, and measure an organization’s value. Along with all-new case studies that illustrate how valuation techniques and principles are applied in real-world situations, this comprehensive guide has been upda…


  • booksreddit.com:Everything I Want To Do Is Illegal: War Stories from the Local Food Front

    Everything I Want To Do Is Illegal: War Stories from the Local Food Front

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    Drawing upon 40 years’ experience as an ecological farmer and marketer, Joel Salatin explains with humor and passion why Americans do not have the freedom to choose the food they purchase and eat. From child labor regulations to food inspection, bureaucrats provide themselves sole discretion over what food is available in the local marketplace. Their system favors industrial, global corporate food systems and discourages community-based food commerce, resulting in homogenized selection, medio…