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December 2018: New Titles

This is the final list of new titles for 2018. We'll be tweeting suggested titles throughout the month based on end-of-year lists put together by various reviewers. One such title, Bad Blood, is included below. Other titles touch on topics like, finance, big data and women in leadership. Only a sample of new titles is listed in this post but you can browse through all of the library's newest titles here. You can make purchase suggestions here.

 

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou

John Carreyrou is a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter at The Wall Street JournalBad Blood is the "full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the multibillion-dollar biotech startup, by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end, despite pressure from its charismatic CEO and threats by her lawyers". It is listed as one of the best books of 2018 by: NPR, New York Times Book Review, Inc., TIME, Wall Street Journal & Washington Post. [Adapted from publisher text]

HBR Guide for Women at Work

The HBR Guide for Women at Work "provides practical tips and advice so you can face gender stereotypes head-on, make yourself visible when opportunities arise, and demonstrate your leadership skills". [Publisher text

Financial Accounting, Reporting & Analysis by Jennifer Maynard

This textbook "takes a 'how, why, what' approach to financial accounting, interwoven in each chapter. From chapter one, students understand how financial information is prepared and presented, why it is prepared and presented in this way, and what the resulting financial information means for users. Designed for students taking a step beyond their introductory financial accounting training, the textbook equips them with all the key tools they will require when they enter professional practice." [Publisher text]

The Capital Markets: Evolution of the Financial Ecosystem by Gary Strumeyer with Executive Editor, Sarah Swammy, Ph.D

Written by the former President of BNY Mellon Capital Markets, LLC for both financial professionals and novices, The Capital Markets "provides a comprehensive macro view of the marketplace and how its products operate". [Publisher text]

Everybody Lies: What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

Everybody Lies offers "fascinating, surprising, and sometimes laugh-out-loud insights into everything from economics to ethics to sports to race to sex, gender and more, all drawn from the world of big data". [Publisher text]

The Bullet Journal Method: Track the Past, Order the Present, Design the Future by Ryder Carroll

A book for "frustrated list-makers, overwhelmed multitaskers, and creatives who need some structure. [...] For years Ryder Carroll tried countless organizing systems, online and off, but none of them fit the way his mind worked. Out of sheer necessity, he developed a method called the Bullet Journal that helped him become consistently focused and effective. When he started sharing his system with friends who faced similar challenges, it went viral. Just a few years later, to his astonishment, Bullet Journaling is a global movement." [Publisher text]