Business & industry

    I Tried to Run a Railway

    By Gerard Fiennes

    Paperback £8.46

    A vivid, witty and caustic view of the dying days of the golden age of rail, from a British Railways insider.

    Shoe Dog

    By Phil Knight

    Paperback £8.45

    The first-ever memoir of the legendary co-founder of Nike Inc, Phil Knight

    Fins: Harley Earl, the Rise of General Motors, and the Glory Days of Detroit

    By William Knoedelseder

    Hardback £14.46

    The New York Times bestselling author of Bitter Brew chronicles the birth and rise to greatness of the American auto industry through the remarkable life of Harley Earl, an eccentric six-foot-five, stuttering visionary who dropped out of college and went on to invent the profession of automobile styling, thereby revolutionized...

    The Sheriff's Chauffeur

    By Bob Luckhurst

    Paperback £8.95

    The Sheriff's Chauffeur is a unique and fascinating story concerning the Lord Mayor and Sheriffs of the City of London during the 1958 - 1959 term of office. The story also covers the working relationship between sheriff and chauffeur with several serious confrontations, but it's the humorous encounters that make...

    How Hull coloured the World

    By Anthony C. Sissons

    Hardback £50.55

    From 1803, through six generations, Sissons manufactured paint in the city of Kingston upon Hull. With unequalled access to the personalities and the Company archive, the last member of the family to join the company captures both the entrepreneurial spirit of Sissons Brothers, and the family’s commitment to their staff...

    Kinfolk Entrepreneur, The

    By Nathan Williams

    Hardback £19.26

    Pairing insightful interviews with striking images of these men and women and their workspaces, The Kinfolk Entrepreneur makes business personal. The book profiles both budding and experienced entrepreneurs across a broad range of industries from fashion designers to hoteliers in cities across the globe from Copenhagen to Dubai.

    Dragons: Ten Entrepreneurs Who Built Britain

    By Liam Byrne

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    The inspiring stories of ten great British entrepreneurs from the Elizabethan age to the present - how their genius made Britain great and shaped the global marketplace.

    Bernie Madoff and the Crisis

    By Colleen P. Eren

    Paperback Save £1.74 = £19.25

    This is a critical investigation into the social significance of Bernie Madoff Ponzi's scheme. Eren analyzes media coverage of the case alongside original interviews with dozens of journalists and editors involved in the reportage, the SEC Director of Public Affairs, and Bernie Madoff himself to offer fresh insight into the...

    Archangels' Share

    By Kenny Kemp

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    The remarkable inside story of Archangels, the oldest and one of the biggest business angel syndicates in the world.

    Urban Outlaw

    By Magnus Walker

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    Raised in the grim, urban decay of Thatcher's Britain, Sheffield-born Magnus Walker left school with just two O levels and drifted for several years before buying a one-way ticket to America. This is the story of succeeding through pure instinct and determination by a man who was brave enough to...

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