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We’re featuring books from Columbia Business School Publishing on our blog all month. Check back each week for guest blog posts from the authors, tips to being successful in business,  book excerpts, and for a chance to win a copy of the featured title. This week’s focus is on Investing: The Last Liberal Art,  by Robert G. Hagstrom. Enter our drawing by February 2 for a chance to win a copy of the book.

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Our weekly list of new books is now available! Fantastic Fossils A Guide to Finding and Identifying Prehistoric Life Donald R. Prothero Illustrated by Mary Persis Williams In Fantastic Fossils, Donald R. Prothero offers an accessible, entertaining, and richly illustrated guide to the paleontologist’s journey. He details the best places to look for fossils, the art of how to find them, and how to classify the major types. Stating the Sacred Religion, China, and the Formation of the Nation-State Michael J. Walsh Stating the Sacred offers a novel approach to nation-state formation, arguing that its most critical element is how the state...
“Successful investing requires hard work and mental acuity. Investing: The Last Liberal Art allows you to approach the task with a full set of power tools instead of a simple screwdriver. Robert Hagstrom masterfully makes the case for a multi-disciplinary approach and then equips you with a dazzling array of ideas from essential fields of study. I wish I could have read this book 25 years ago.” ~Michael Mauboussin, author of More Than You Know: Finding Financial Wisdom in Unconventional Places We’re closing out this month’s feature on the Columbia Business School Publishing imprint with Robert G. Hagstrom’s Investing: The Last Liberal Art. Hagstrom is one of...
“An instant classic! In this uniquely compelling book, Rupal J. Bhansali shows why active management is here to stay—and how active investors can still win at the investing game. A must read.” ~John Mihaljevic, Chairman, MOI Global Rupal J. Bhansali, author of Non-Consensus Investing: Being Right When Everyone Else Is Wrong, discusses the false positives and negatives of investment quality in chapter 7 of this work. What does it take to dodge the red herrings and accurately judge quality? In this excerpt, Bhansali delves into this topic and lists “10 Myths and Truths About Quality.” Remember to enter our book giveaway for a...
Our weekly list of new books is now available! Gender and Diversity Studies European Perspectives Edited by Carola Bauschke-Urban and Ingrid Jungwirth Against the backdrop of current European developments, from economic deregulation and a shrinking welfare state to the dissolution and reinforcement of borders, this book examines the development of gender and diversity studies in different European regions and beyond. From the Cultural Encounters in Intervention Against Violence series Interventions Against Child Abuse and Violence Against Women Ethics and culture in practice and policy Edited by Carol Hagemann-White, Liz Kelly, and Thomas Meysen This book offers insights from a study of...
“An instant classic! In this uniquely compelling book, Rupal J. Bhansali shows why active management is here to stay—and how active investors can still win at the investing game. A must read.” ~John Mihaljevic, Chairman, MOI Global In Non-Consensus Investing: Being Right When Everyone Else Is Wrong, Rupal J. Bhansali takes a new approach to the “sport of investing,” making it a must read for anyone who seeks to understand why active investing disappointed and how it can succeed. In this Q&A, Bhansali discusses the inspiration for her book and the critical lessons readers will take away. Make sure to enter our drawing for...