Pandora’s Box is a book about television. And a very good one at that! Readers will find it much more than a joy, fans of entertainment in particular.
Fyodor Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment is very sad, frequently hard to understand, but ultimately very difficult to put down.
Much more capable and wiser financial minds than my own feel Sam Bankman-Fried is a fraud and a crook.
Martin Peretz is a person of the left who feels the left has left him. He’s strongly anti-communist, but more than a bit too hawkish for me. Whatever your views, I think his book is very much worth the read.
How fortunate we are to have Elon Musk, how fun it is to read about him, and how exciting if we could know now whom Isaacson will write about ten years from now.
The late Jude Wanniski once observed about Spain that its headline rate of unemployment had little to do with actual unemployment. Wanniski’s point was that the 20% official rate was merely a sign of Spaniards aggressively hiding their work from tax collectors. Wanniski’s analysis from decades ago was hard to forget while reading Michael