The Economist is one of the world’s most widely recognised and well-read current affairs publications, offering more than 1.6 million readers each week the trusted analysis and insight they need to understand the world around them. Profile’s Economist Books list reflects and shares these ambitions, offering a range of publications which aim to inform and entertain readers with the latest ideas, debates and analysis.

The list includes a new generation of workplace guides, the Economist Edge series, with books that offer fresh insight into the world of work. It publishes classics such as The World in Conflict and Writing with Style alongside smart thinking on topics as wide ranging as the future of business, personal investment or the latest on the role of contemporary economics. You’ll also find the delightfully surprising and counterintuitive in our gift and humour titles like Figuring Out the Past and Oddly Informative.

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Giving Good Feedback

Margaret Cheng

An essential new guide to giving, soliciting and receiving feedback

Writing with Style

Lane Greene

A brand new take on how to write with style – from The Economist's language columnist, Lane Greene

Innovating with Impact

Ted Ladd

We're all innovators now. Thinkers and entrepreneurs Ted Ladd and Alessandro Lanteri show us how

How to Invest

Peter Stanyer

A new guide to personal investment for the era of cryptocurrencies and personal trading platforms

Figuring Out The Past

Peter Turchin

The numbers that tell the story of humanity

Oddly Informative

Tom Standage

The latest edition in the Economist Explainer series, edited and introduced by Deputy Editor Tom Standage

The World in Conflict

John Andrews

The complete guide to the causes and current status of global hostilities

Branding that Means Business

Matt Johnson

New in the Economist Edge series: how brands can create enduring bonds with customers and markets in the post-digital age of social influence.

Surviving the Daily Grind

Philip Coggan

The esteemed Bartleby's one-stop guide to surviving the daily grind

Designing Organisations

Naomi Stanford

A new approach to structuring a business to support strategy and maximise efficiency

The Economist Guide to Commodities 2nd edition

Caroline Bain

The latest comprehensive overview of the forces at work in the world of commodities.

Truly Peculiar

Tom Standage

Another bestselling collection of astonishing explainers from The Economist

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