Books published by Portfolio

Oh, the Meetings You'll Go To!

Portfolio | April 18, 2017 | 48 pages
A side-splitting parody of Dr. Seuss's graduation classic, Oh, the Places You'll Go! for real life. Dr. Suits in Oh, The Meetings You'll Go To! helps every 20-something suddenly staring down the daunting task of entering the real world. Follow our protagonist as he embarks on the journey of finding... More Info

V Is for Vulnerable

Portfolio (Hardcover) | May 1, 2017 | 48 pages
The author uses the style of a children's picture book to impart to adults how to treat their work as a form of art.  More Info

The Digital Mind

Portfolio (Hardcover) | September 15, 2015 | 256 pages
A leading behavioral economist reveals the tools that will improve our decision making on screens Office workers spend the majority of their waking hours staring at screens. Unfortunately, few of us are aware of the visual biases and behavioral patterns that influence our thinking when we're on our... More Info

The End of the Free Market

Portfolio Trade | May 1, 2017 | 233 pages
This work details the growing phenomenon of state capitalism, a system in which governments drive local economies through ownership of market-dominant companies. This trend threatens America's competitive edge and the conduct of free markets everywhere.  More Info

Mindsharing

Portfolio | April 28, 2015 | 272 pages
A leading expert shows how to use the power of social media and crowd wisdom to improve our work and personal lives Whether we need to make better financial choices, find the love of our life, or transform our career, crowdsourcing is the key to making quicker, wiser, more objective decisions. But... More Info

The Secret Club That Runs the World

Portfolio | May 1, 2017 | 288 pages
The award-winning author of Street Fighters illuminates the powerful commodities market and some of its most influential figures, including oil trade hedge-fund manager Pierre Andurand and Glencore insider Ivan Glasenberg.  More Info

Trust Me, I'm Lying

Portfolio Trade | June 25, 2013 | 288 pages
An influential media strategist reveals how blogs are controlling the news in the digital age and exposes the ways in which today's marketers are manufacturing news stories, affecting stock prices and shaping elections through fake story planting and misleading marketing tactics. 20,000 first... More Info

Every Nation for Itself

Portfolio Trade | May 1, 2012 | 240 pages
"Posing arguments about growing G-20 restrictions and the inability and unwillingness of powerful governments to mediate global challenges, a portrait of an imminent ""G-Zero"" world without a single country driving international agendas predicts intensified conflicts that will benefit and... More Info

Currency Wars

Portfolio Trade | August 28, 2012 | 296 pages
Drawing on a mix of economic history, network science, and sociology, this rich history provides an understanding of the increasing threats to U.S. national security, from dollar devaluation to collapse in the European periphery, and more.  More Info

Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion

Portfolio Trade | June 14, 2012 | 256 pages
Like The Omnivore's Dilemma did for food, Overdressed shows us the way back to feeling good about what we wear. Fast fashion and disposable clothing have become our new norms. We buy ten dollar shoes from Target that disintegrate within a month and make weekly pilgrimages to Forever 21 and H&M.... More Info

Made by Hand

Portfolio | October 25, 2011 | 247 pages
The editor-in-chief of Make magazine and co-founder of the popular BoingBoing blog reveals how a resurgence of "do-it-yourself" culture is renewing human creativity and improving modern life, sharing stories of individuals at the forefront of various handcraft movements. Reprint.  More Info

The Price of Everything

Portfolio | February 28, 2012 | 296 pages
An assessment of the role of value in every aspect of life explains that a price is incurred for every choice, and assesses the inherent costs of such controversial topics as joining a church, promoting longevity, and organ donation.  More Info