PUBLISHER: Chelsea Green Publishing, White River Junction, Vt., AUTHOR: Martin Melaver

PRICE: $27.95

This book, which challenges the mindset of business as usual, explains how and why to create a sustainable business. The story is told through the lens of a third-generation, 70-year-old family-real-estate business that evolves toward becoming a thought and product leader in sustainable-business practices. It is part business-management theory and part case study in which sustainable principles meetsustainable practices grounded in day-to-day procedure.