Boomerang ebook by Michael Lewis
Business , Economic , Non-Fiction / October 6, 2011

Boomerang by Michael Lewis Book Review Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World by Michael Lewis is another source of information to understand the massive crash of 2008. Published by W. W. Norton & Company on October 3rd 2011, within it short 224 pages author gives a guided tour through Greece, Iceland, Ireland and other different places who had been hard hit by the fiscal tsunami of 2008. Mr. Lewis also said that Boomerang is a companion book to his 2010 bestselling book The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine. Boomerang by Michael Lewis Summary As Pogo once said, “We have met the enemy and he is us.” 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. Icelanders wanted to stop fishing and become investment bankers. 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….

Steve Jobs: A Biography ebook by Walter Isaacson
Biography/Memoir , Business , Non-Fiction / October 6, 2011

Steve Jobs Biography Book Review Steve Jobs: A Biography by Walter Isaacson is the first authorized biography of Steve Jobs. Created based on more than 40 exclusive interviews with Jobs himself, as well as interviews with over a hundred peoples around Jobs’ life. Published by Simon & Schuster, it 656 pages discovers Jobs’ important life event including his early years as a Buddhist and Reed College dropout; the astounding story of the founding of Apple and its changeable rise; his struggle for control the company and his sudden departure; his breakthrough adventures with NeXT and Pixar; his 1996 return to Apple and its subsequent resurgence with iMac, iPad, and iPod. Steve Jobs: A Biography was as good as author’s earlier biography book such as Benjamin Franklin: An American Life and of Kissinger: A Biography. Steve Jobs Biography Book Summary FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BESTSELLING BIOGRAPHIES OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AND ALBERT EINSTEIN, THIS IS THE EXCLUSIVE BIOGRAPHY OF STEVE JOBS. Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues—Walter Isaacson has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense…

Walter Payton’s Biography ebook: Sweetness
Biography/Memoir , Non-Fiction , Sports / October 4, 2011

Sweetness Review Jeff Pearlman, author of The Bad Guys Won! and Boys Will Be Boys –both are New York Times bestsellers books–, write a beautiful biography and portrait of Walter Payton, a legend in life and remains one in death. First Published by Gotham on September 29th 2011, 448 pages of Sweetness: The Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton shows Walter Payton’s life as the greatest football player —but even greater as a human being. It hurt to read the end of Payton’s life and his death. Sweetness Summary The first definitive biography of Chicago Bears superstar Walter Payton. At five feet ten inches tall, running back Walter Peyton was not the largest player in the NFL, but he developed a larger-than-life reputation for his strength, speed, and grit. Nicknamed “Sweetness” during his college football days, he became the NFL’s all-time leader in rushing and all-purpose yards, capturing the hearts of fans in his adopted Chicago. Crafted from interviews with more than 700 sources, acclaimed sportswriter Jeff Pearlman has produced the first definitive biography of Payton. Sweetness at last brings fans a detailed, scrupulously researched, all-encompassing account of the legend’s rise to greatness. From Payton’s childhood in segregated Mississippi, where he…

EntreLeadership ebook by Dave Ramsey
Business , Non-Fiction , Self Improving / October 3, 2011

EntreLeadership: 20 Years of Practical Business Wisdom from the Trenches by Dave Ramsey reveals formulas to instill the team building that is all-important to success in our changing marketplace. It’s reasonable, gradual guidance explains how to apply significant changes beyond those knee-jerk pep talks that employees universally view with scorn. A lively read designed for managers, entrepreneurs, and workers who want to become leaders. Available to improve your leadership since September 20th 2011, published by Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group, EntreLeadership not only works when you lead a team at work, it also works for you to lead your family at home EntreLeadership Summary Your company is only as strong as your leaders. These are the men and women doing battle daily beneath the banner that is your brand. Are they courageous or indecisive? Are they serving a motivated team or managing employees? Are they valued? Your team will never grow beyond you, so here’s another question to consider. Are you growing? Whether you’re sitting at the CEO’s desk, the middle manager’s cubicle, or a card table in your living-room-based startup, EntreLeadership provides the practical, step-by-step guidance to grow your business where you want it to go. Dave opens…

Ellen DeGeneres ebook: Seriously… I’m Kidding
Biography/Memoir , Non-Fiction / October 2, 2011

Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American stand-up comedienne, television host and actress. She hosts the syndicated talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and was also a judge on American Idol for one year, having joined the show in its 9th season. After releasing her bibliography on 1995 (My Point…And I Do Have One) and 2003 (The Funny Thing Is….), now on October 4th 2011 she releasing her latest and newest biography book titled Seriously…I’m Kidding, published by Grand Central Publishing. Seriously… I’m Kidding Summary I’ve experienced a whole lot the last few years and I have a lot to share. So I hope that you’ll take a moment to sit back, relax and enjoy the words I’ve put together for you in this book. I think you’ll find I’ve left no stone unturned, no door unopened, no window unbroken, no rug unvacuumed, no ivories untickled. What I’m saying is, let us begin, shall we? Seriously… I’m Kidding, Degeneres’ first book in eight years, brings us up to date about the life of a kindhearted woman who bowed out of American Idol because she didn’t want to be mean. Lively; hilarious; often sweetly poignant. ebook 1st rating: ★★★★★★★★☆☆

Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend ebook by Susan Orlean
Biography/Memoir , Non-Fiction / September 27, 2011

Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend by Susan Orlean discover the real life Rin Tin Tin and his owner Lee Duncan, as well as the early days of the entertainment industry from silent film and vaudeville reaching all the way to television. We also learn of the immense contributions of animals to the war effort of WWI and WWII, with the United States finally bringing in the use of trained dogs in WWII. Susan Orlean has done an amazing job of research for this book and has tied it all together in a compelling narrative. Certainly the bond that Lee Duncan had with Rinty is the stuff legends are made of. First released on September 27th 2011 by Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group. Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend Summary He believed the dog was immortal. So begins Susan Orlean’s sweeping, powerfully moving story of Rin Tin Tin’s journey from orphaned puppy to movie star and international icon. From the moment in 1918 when Corporal Lee Duncan discovers Rin Tin Tin on a World War I battlefield, he recognizes something in the pup that he needs to share with the world. Rin Tin Tin’s improbable…