THE SPY WHO LOVED US
The Vietnam War and Pham Xuan An's Dangerous Game
"I was deeply impressed by this book"--John le Carré
A team of physicists take on the bull market of the late 1990s with hilarious results.
THE EUDAEMONIC PIE
"A funny and outrageous tale of gambling and high tech." --Tracy Kidder
VIETNAMERICA The War Comes Home
"[I]t will undoubtedly prove to be one of the essential documents about that war."
REINVENTING THE FUTURE: Conversations with the World's Leading Scientists
Iconoclasts, rebels, and Nobel prize winners talk about science as the dominant metaphor of the twentieth century.
CAMPING WITH THE PRINCE And Other Tales of Science in Africa
"Thomas Bass overwhelmingly fulfills his intention to convey the incredible richness Africa offers the inquiring mind. He explores the continent with impeccable research, enthusiasm, wry humor, and unsentimental humanity."
April 8, 1996. All hell has broken loose in the Chicago exchanges.
Wearables are already bringing us "heads up, hands free" augmented reality in the workplace.
Exile on Newbury Street
On the advice of an astrologer, Nguyen Van Thieu, South Vietnam's last president, changed his birthday to a more auspicious day. The spirits were not fooled.
A profile of Nicholas Negroponte, founder of the MIT Media Lab
David Shaw is out to make Wall Street obsolete.
The British edition of The Eudaemonic Pie, with a Postscript updating the story to 1990.