The 48 Laws of Power

  • “It’s the rules for suits . . . Machiavelli has a new rival. And Sun Tzu had better watch his back. Greene . . . has put together a checklist of ambitious behavior. Just reading the table of contents is enough to stir a little corner-office lust.” -New York magazine
  • “Satisfyingly dense and . . . literary, with fantastic examples of genius power-game players. It’s The Rules meets In Pursuit of Wow! with a degree in comparative literature.” -Allure
  • “Beguiling . . . literate . . . fascinating. A wry primer for people who desperately want to be on top.” -People magazine
  • About the Author Robert Greene has a degree in classical studies and is the author of several bestselling books, including The 48 Laws of Power, The 33 Strategies of War, The Art of Seduction, and Mastery. He lives in Los Angeles. Joost Elffers is the packaging genius behind Viking Studio’s Secret Language series, Play with Your Food, and How Are You Peeling?. He lives in New York City.
  • “An heir to Machiavelli’s Prince . . . gentler souls will find this book frightening, those whose moral compass is oriented solely to power will have a perfect vade mecum.” -Publishers Weekly

For those who want power, watch power, or want to arm themselves against power, The 48 Laws of Power is “The Rules for suits” (New York Magazine).