PositiveLibrary JournalLively storytelling and accessible writing makes Hiltzik’s work suitable for all types of readers interested in railroad history.
MixedLibrary JournalSedgewick’s wide-ranging work is most appropriate for readers with a serious interest in food economics.
PositiveLibrary JournalPart exposé, part mystery, Enrich’s account is important because it illuminates Deutsche Bank’s excesses and Trump’s business practices. Readers of Andrew Sorkin’s Too Big To Fail, which unveiled vulnerabilities in the financial industry, will find Enrich’s more focused account equally compelling.
PositiveLibrary JournalThough the older essays come across as somewhat dated, they recount the debates of the time, and Krugman updates them with more recent ones along with unifying introductions to each section ... While Krugman’s rousing, jargon-free writings will please progressive readers, they will be disconcerting to many conservative ones. An informative and controversial study combining business and political science.
Eric K. Washington
PositiveLibrary JournalThe author explains the significance of Williams and his Red Caps on New York\'s African American community in promoting economic and educational advancement, civil rights, sports, the arts, and pride of achievement, all of which contributed to the Harlem Renaissance ... Washington\'s illustrated and well-researched work will have some appeal for rail fans, but its true value is for readers interested in the social condition of African Americans in New York during the period.
RaveLibrary JournalMueller’s powerful but disheartening story of pervasive fraud and a general collapse of ethical behavior with only glimmers of hope from the bravery of whistleblowers is fully accessible to general readers and substantive enough for academic audiences; a must-read.
RaveLibrary JournalLeonard details the company’s commodities trading, expansion efforts, and union busting. He shows how Koch’s political power has intimidated elected officials, elected friendly ones, and influenced both tax and environmental policy to its advantage ... Based on six years of research and with a fast-paced writing style that interweaves multiple stories, this illuminating work on the exceedingly influential Koch and his company will be welcomed by all readers of business or politics. Leonard does for Koch what Andrew Sorkin’s Too Big To Fail did for the 2008 financial crisis.
PositiveLibrary JournalGrant’s readable work both illuminates Bagehot’s life and places his writings in the conservative gold standard context of his time.