Subjects Freshman Year Reading African American Studies African Studies American Studies Anthropology Art, Film, Music and Architecture Asian Studies Business and Economics Criminology Education Environmental Studies Foreign Language Instructional Materials Gender Studies History Irish Studies Jewish Studies Latin American & Caribbean Studies Law and Legal Studies Literature and Drama Literature in Spanish Media Issues, Journalism and Communication Middle East Studies Native American Studies Philosophy Political Science Psychology Reference Religion Russian and Eastern European Studies Science and Mathematics Sociology Study Aids


E-Newsletters: Click here to be notified of new titles in your field
Click here to request Desk/Exam copies
Freshman Year Reading
View Our Award Winners
Click here to view our Catalogs
Jeffrey D. Sachs
Jeffrey D. Sachs Enlarge Photo

Photo © Wade Martzall

  • About this Author
author spotlight

Jeffrey D. Sachs is a world-renowned professor of economics, leader in sustainable development, senior UN advisor, bestselling author, and syndicated columnist whose monthly newspaper columns appear in more than one hundred countries. He is the director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University and Special Advisor to UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon on the Millennium Development Goals, which are designed to reduce extreme poverty, disease, and hunger, a position he also held under former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan. Sachs directs the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network on behalf of the secretary-general. He has received many honors around the world, including the Sargent... Read More

author bookshelf
Sort: Date  Format  Price  Title

The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity

Written by Jeffrey D. Sachs


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $13.99

Read more >

Exam Copy
The Price of Civilization
Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity
Written by Jeffrey D. Sachs


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $18.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE GUARDIAN AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

“Succinct, humane, and politically astute . . . Sachs lays out a detailed path to reform, regulation, and recovery.”—The American Prospect

In this forceful and impassioned book, Jeffrey D. Sachs offers a searing... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download.

Exam Copy
To Move the World
JFK's Quest for Peace
Written by Jeffrey D. Sachs


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $16.00

An inspiring look at the historic foreign policy triumph of John F. Kennedy’s presidency—the crusade for world peace that consumed his final year in office—by the New York Times bestselling author of The Price of Civilization, Common Wealth, and The End of Poverty
 
The last great campaign of John F. Kennedy’s life was not the battle for... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

To Move the World
JFK's Quest for Peace
Written by Jeffrey D. Sachs


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $11.99

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Page 1 of 1