Shelf Life

Shelf Life

January 1, 2011

Facts and Truths

Proofiness: The Dark Arts of Mathematical Deceptionby Charles Seife, Penguin Group, 2010We've all heard people take the same set of numbers and use them to tell different stories. Revenues are down (bad news) but we'll […] Read More

September 1, 2010

Management and Auto Body Work

Forward reviews books on business, economics and trade.

Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Workby Matthew B. Crawford, Ph.D. The PenguinPress, 2009What is it about motorcycles? Not since Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance have I read somethingso eloquent on […] Read More

May 1, 2010

DEBT MARKETS, LAW AND M&A

Forward reviews books on business, economics and trade.

by Robert P. SmithAmacom, 2009 Riches Among the Ruins: Adventures in the Dark Corners of the Global EconomyLet's say that your father has groomed you to take over the family business, has paid for an […] Read More