Apr 11, 2014 — Debuting at No. 1, Flash Boys, by Michael Lewis, follows men trying to reform Wall Street from the inside.
Apr 8, 2014 — A lot can happen in a millisecond, if you have the right tools. Commentator Adam Frank says the rise of high-frequency financial trading marks the invention of a new time logic for humanity.
Apr 6, 2014 — Journalist Matt Taibbi investigates the differences between punishment for white-collar and blue-collar crimes in The Divide. He also questions beliefs about who is "appropriate for jail."
Apr 1, 2014 — "The stock market is rigged," Michael Lewis says. In his new book Flash Boys, he describes how computerized transactions known as high-frequency trading are creating an uneven playing field.
Mar 28, 2014 — At No. 4, Show Your Work! contains Austin Kleon's advice for using generosity to increase productivity.
Mar 11, 2014 — If waiting for help when your car breaks down doesn't strike you as a leisurely activity, it may be time to reconsider. A new book looks at time management challenges of being a working parent.
Mar 11, 2014 — Brigid Schulte and her husband planned to have an equal partnership. But years down the road, "I realized that we had both fallen into very traditional roles without even realizing it," she says.
Mar 8, 2014 — In his new book, Ezekiel Emanuel explains How the Affordable Care Act Will Improve Our Terribly Complex, Blatantly Unjust, Outrageously Expensive, Grossly Inefficient, Error Prone System.
Feb 28, 2014 — At No. 6, The Power of Habit, explores the science behind habit-forming behavior.
Feb 24, 2014 — In Dragnet Nation, Julia Angwin describes an oppressive blanket of electronic data surveillance. "There's a price you pay for living in the modern world," she says. "You have to share your data."