The Big Book - Most Commented
Mar 6, 2013
One marketing professor's look at why some foods, music and names enter the zeitgeist, while other things don't.
Feb 28, 2013
A new book explores how smuggling and piracy were a financial foundation of colonial American society.
Feb 27, 2013
What makes the food we crave so delicious? The simple and yet so complex combination of salt, sugar and fat, says a new book by Michael Moss.
Feb 25, 2013
From Haight-Ashbury to hip-hop, the legendary record producer looks back on 50 years of music.
Feb 19, 2013
A new book breaks down the scientific nature of competition and risk, and finds that by balancing risk more effectively, women often outperform men in financial fields.
Feb 12, 2013
Jess Walter's new book of short stories "We Live in Water" chronicles those who are down on their luck.
Feb 11, 2013
Charles Wheelan's new book "Naked Statistics" has fun with the serious subject of stats.
Feb 7, 2013
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie LeDuff goes home in his latest book, "Detroit: An American Autopsy."
Feb 5, 2013
For the author of "Data: A Love Story," finding her perfect match was as easy as...creating the right matrix.
Jan 24, 2013
Alan Blinder, an economist and former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, discusses why he thinks the government doesn't get enough credit for saving the U.S. economy from a much worse fate.