Every year, in the January issue of Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, the editors name the best scholarly titles from the previous year. Here are selected computing, economics, and business management titles of interest from the January 2015 issue:

Big Picture Economics: How to Navigate the New Global Economy, by Joel Naroff and Ron Scherer.

Capital in the Twenty-First Century, by Thomas Piketty

Capital Wars: The New East-West Challenge for Entrepreneurial Leadership and Economic Success, by Daniel Pinto

Cloud Computing: Concepts, Technology & Architecture, by Thomas Erl, Zaigham Mahmood, and Ricardo Puttini.

Global Capitalism, Culture, and Ethics, by Richard Spinello

Going Viral, by Karine Nahon and Jeff Hemsley

In 100 Years: Leading Economists Predict the Future, ed. by Ignacio Palacios-Huerta.

It Began With Babbage: The Genesis of Computer Science, by Subrata Dasgupta

Mass Flourishing: How Grassroots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, and Change, by Edmund Phelps.

Smart Machines: IBM’s Watson and the Era of Cognitive Computing, by John E. Kelly III and Steve Hamm.

To the Cloud: Big Data in a Turbulent World, by Vincent Mosco

Vintage Game Consoles: An Inside Look at Apple, Atari, Commodore, Nintendo, and the Greatest Gaming Platforms of All Time, by Bill Loguidice and Matt Barton.

What Unions No Longer Do, by Jake Rosenfeld