Jim Dwyer traces the efforts of four NYU undergraduates to create a privacy-protecting social networking site, an effort that culminated in interpersonal disputes and the suicide of one of the four founders.
Traces the unlikely friendship between a former banking executive and a former armed robber who purchased uncollected debt rights from banks and engaged in misrepresentation, illegal threats and deceptive claims to gain illicit profits.
A revelatory history of the people who created the computer and the internet discusses the process through which innovation happens in the modern world, citing the pivotal contributions of such figures as programming pioneer Ada Lovelace.
The award-winning author of I.O.U. presents a comprehensive and upbeat explanation of how the world of finance and economics really works, from the terms and conditions of personal checking accounts to the deliberate concealments of bankers. 50,000 first printing.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning authors of Half the Sky present a narrative road map about making a difference in the world, explaining how to identify effective local and global aid initiatives and participate in successful fundraisers and charities.