Ezra Klein
Book Recommendations

  • Creativity, Inc.

    Creativity, Inc.

    Creativity, Inc.

    Amy Wallace,Ed Catmull
    4.19 (79,972)

    “what does it mean to manage well?”from ed catmull, co-founder (with steve jobs and john lasseter) of pixar animation studios, comes an incisive book about creativity in business—sure to appeal to readers of daniel pink, tom peters, and chip and dan heath. creativity, inc. is a book for managers who want to lead their employees to new heights, a manual for anyone who strives for originality, and the first-ever, all-access trip into the nerve center of pixar animation—into the meetings, postmortems, and “braintrust” sessions where some of the most successful

    Ezra Klein

    an amazing, amazing book

    Dec 13, 2016 — Source

  • Beyond Ideology

    Beyond Ideology

    Beyond Ideology

    Frances E. Lee
    Political Science
    4.11 (27)

    The congressional agenda, frances lee contends, includes many issues about which liberals and conservatives generally agree. even over these matters, though, democratic and republican senators tend to fight with each other. what explains this discord? beyond ideology argues that many partisan battles are rooted in competition for power rather than disagreement over the rightful role of government. the first book to systematically distinguish senate disputes centering on ideological questions from the large proportion of them that do not, this volume foregrounds the role of power struggle in partisan conflict. presidential

    Ezra Klein

    the book that is probably the most influential for me

    Dec 13, 2016 — Source

  • Give People Money

    Give People Money

    Give People Money

    Annie Lowrey
    3.86 (2,454)

    Imagine if every month the government deposited $1,000 into your checking account, with nothing expected in return. it sounds crazy, but it has become one of the most influential and hotly debated policy ideas of our time. futurists, radicals, libertarians, socialists, union representatives, feminists, conservatives, bernie supporters, development economists, child-care workers, welfare recipients, and politicians from india to finland to canada to mexico--all are talking about ubi.in this sparkling and provocative book, economics writer annie lowrey looks at the global ubi movement. she travels to kenya to see how a

    Ezra Klein

    Brilliant book

    Apr 28, 2020 — Source

  • The Polarized Presidency of George W. Bush

    The Polarized Presidency of George W. Bush

    The Polarized Presidency of George W. Bush

    Desmond King,George C Edwards III
    4 (3)

    This collection examines the foreign and domestic policies of president george w bush's administration. the analysis begins with an account of how highly polarized--in terms of public opinion and electoral patterns--this presidency has proved to be. this is followed by chapters on the use of unilateral executive powers and pre-rogative powers. because the policy choices of the bush presidency have had such fundamental effects both in domestic policy and in us foreign policy, three contributors then address the processes of decision making especially in respect to the war against iraq.

    Ezra Klein

    Is a very polarizing president.

    Dec 13, 2016 — Source