The Economics of Place: The Art of Building Great Communities can be yours for 50 % OFF through the holiday season. The book offers great insight into how people in communities of all shapes and sizes can improve the quality of life and economic competitiveness in their own hometowns. There are lots of examples to learn from and ideas for moving any community forward.
The book is also a great selection for community focused book clubs. Contact information is available at the site for bulk orders, too.