Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, by Paul Torday.
353 pages, with a 4.0-star rating from 128 reviews
Every Perfect Gift (A Hickory Ridge Romance), by Dorothy Love.
312 pages, with a 4.3-star rating from 109 reviews
The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure: Why Pure Capitalism is the World Economy's Only Hope, by John A. Allison.
Not only is free market capitalism good for the economy, says industry expert John Allison, it is our only hope for recovery. As the nation’s longest-serving CEO of a top-25 financial institution, Allison has had a unique inside view of the events leading up to the financial crisis. He has seen the direct effect of government incentives on the real estate market. He has seen how government regulations only make matters worse.
And now, in this controversial wake-up call of a book, he has given us a solution. The national bestselling The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure reveals:
- Why regulation is bad for the market—and for the world
- What we can do to promote a healthy free market
- How we can help end unemployment in America
- The truth about TARP and the bailouts
- How Washington can help Wall Street build a better future for everyone
With shrewd insight, alarming insider details, and practical advice for today’s leaders, this electrifying analysis is nothing less than a call to arms for a nation on the brink. You’ll learn how government incentives helped blow up the real estate bubble to unsustainable proportions, how financial tools such as derivatives have been wrongly blamed for the crash, and how Congress fails to understand it should not try to control the market—and then completely mismanages it when it tries. In the end, you’ll understand why it’s so important to put “free” back in free market.
It’s time for America to accept the truth: the government can’t fix the economy because the government wrecked the economy. This book gives us the tools, the inspiration—and the cure.
289 pages, with a 4.6-star rating from 128 reviews
The End is Nigh (The Apocalypse Triptych Book 1), by John Joseph Adams.
350 pages, with a 4.3-star rating from 70 reviews
101 Music Games for Children: Fun and Learning with Rhythm and Song (SmartFun Activity Books), by Storms & Hurd.
160 pages, with a 3.9-star rating from 27 reviews
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