Check Out These
21 Books You’ve Been Meaning to Read
See the List

Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy

Best Seller
Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy by Tim Harford
  • Hardcover $28.00

    Aug 29, 2017 | 304 Pages

  • Ebook $14.99

    Aug 29, 2017 | 304 Pages

Buy the Audiobook Download:

Product Details

Get news about books and more from Penguin Random House


Praise for Tim Harford and MESSY

“Every Tim Harford book is a cause for celebration.” —Malcolm Gladwell

“One of the best writers who also happens to be an economist.” —Stephen Dubner

“Harford’s argument goes beyond aesthetics, resurfacing over and over in his engrossing narrative.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Utterly fascinating. Tim Harford shows that if you want to be creative and resilient, you need a little more disorder in your world. It’s a masterful case for the life-changing magic of cluttering up.”—Adam Grant, New York Times–bestselling author of Originals and Give and Take

“Masterful.” —The Economist

Looking for More Great Reads?
Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now
Back to Top