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The Post-American World: Release 2.0

Fareed Zakaria

The author of the bestselling "The Future of Freedom" describes a world in which the U.S. will no longer dominate the global economy. He sees the "rise of the rest" as the great story of modern times, and one that will reshape the world.

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Book Information

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date: 05/20/2012
Pages: 314
ISBN-13: 9780393340389
ISBN-10: 0393340384
Language: English

What We're Saying

September 26, 2008

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Heather Green has written a wonderful review of Jeff Howe's Crowdsourcing: Why the Power of the Crowd is Driving the Future of Business for the September 29 issue of BusinessWeek. After observing that "Books about the crowd are becoming a crowd unto themselves," Green writes: What sets Howe's book apart is his focus on business, an examination of different crowdsourcing models, and a deep dive into academic research to explain why people work together. It's a welcome and well-written corporate playbook for confusing times. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

March 27, 2009

Jacqueline Novogratz has one of the best stories behind the title of a book I've ever heard (but, I'll let her tell it below). Novogratz is the founder and CEO of Acumen Fund and author of the recently released book, The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World. It was our good friend, Seth Godin, who first suggested Jacqueline Novogratz to us, and like everything Seth recommends and supports, this book is pure gold. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

May 15, 2008

If you enjoy reading both history and business books, check out BusinessWeek's recent review of what might be the next book on your pile. The Post-American World is Fareed Zakaria's analysis of the new era we're entering, where America will not have the global dominance it has experienced since the end of the Cold War. Here's a brief excerpt from the review by Stanley Reed: Zakaria, a native of India and the editor of Newsweek International, argues that the U. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

December 10, 2008

The books on our 2008 shortlist for the Globalization Category are: A Splendid Exchange: How Trade Shaped the World by William J. Bernstein (Atlantic Monthly Press, April 2008) In this astonishingly erudite book, William J. Bernstein chronicles the history of world trade, clearly expelling any myths one might have that globalization is a recent phenomenon. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

November 18, 2008

Airport retailer Hudson Booksellers has announced its best books of 2008, and chosen five in the business category. They are: Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Dan Ariely, HarperCollins Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell, Little Brown and Company Simplexity: Why Simple Things Become Complex (and How Complex Things Can Be Made Simple) by Jeffrey Kluger, Hyperion Books Earth: The Sequel: The Race to Reinvent Energy and Stop Global Warming by Fred Krupp & Miriam Horn, W. W. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

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"This is not a book about the decline of America, but rather about the rise of everyone else." So begins Fareed Zakaria's blockbuster on the United States in the twenty-first century, and the trends he identifies have proceeded faster than anyone anticipated. How might the nation continue to thrive in a truly global era? In this fully updated 2.0 edition, Zakaria answers these questions with his customary lucidity, insight, and imagination.

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