Story of My People
4.4 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
Winner of the 2011 Strega Prize, this blend of essay, social criticism, and memoir is a striking portrait of the effects of globalization on Italy's declining economy. Starting from his family's textile factory in Prato, Tuscany, Edoardo Nesi exami...
Normal Gets You Nowhere
4.8 out of 5 stars with 234 reviews
nor-mal: according with, constituting, or not deviating from a norm, rule or principle / conforming to a type, standard, or regular pattern / of, relating to, or characterized by average intelligence or development
Who wants to be that? ...
Empire of Cotton: A Global History
4.2 out of 5 stars with 255 reviews
Sven Beckert's rich, fascinating audiobook tells the story of how, in a remarkably brief period, European entrepreneurs and powerful statesmen recast the world's most significant manufacturing industry, combining imperial expansion and slave labor ...