Book 1

The Wisdom of Crowds

The Wisdom of Crowds

Anchor. 2005

In this fascinating book, New Yorker business columnist James Surowiecki explores a deceptively simple idea: Large groups of people are smarter than an elite few, no matter how brilliant—better at solving problems, fostering innovation, coming to wise decisions, even predicting the future. With boundless erudition and in delightfully clear prose, Surowiecki ranges across fields as diverse as popular culture, psychology, ant biology, behavioral economics, artificial intelligence, military...

The Girl Who Walked Home Alone

The Girl Who Walked Home Alone

Simon and Schuster. 2008

Of Human Bondage, Jezebel, All About Eve, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? Just this short list of Bette Davis' films gives an unmistakable sense of the role she played in twentieth-century cinema as one of the finest performers in Hollywood history. Drawing on an extensive series of conversations that took place during the last decade of Bette Davis' life, this biography draws heavily on the actresses own words. Looking back over the decades, from her teenage decision to become an actress to...

The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Cæsar to the Revolution in 1688

The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Cæsar to the Revolution in 1688

Home Power

Home Power

Weaving Theology in Oceania

Weaving Theology in Oceania

Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 2020

Clear assessment of our needs in a global society, and sound creative solutions from an Oceanic perspective and beyond, form the subject matter of this book. Here, the cries of suffering from women in violent relationships, people yearning for growth and dignity, others with mental and emotional trauma, and mother Earth herself are heard, and enlist support and direction from those whose energy and insight are centred in faith, hope and love and firmly anchored in Christian professional...