Thursday
Mar152012

Thomas Friedman in the New York Times

Wednesday
Mar142012

Paul Collier in the Observer

Paul Collier writes in the Observer:

The main strength of this book is beyond the power of summary: it is packed, from beginning to end, with historical vignettes that are both erudite and fascinating. As Jared Diamond says on the cover: “It will make you a spellbinder at parties.” But it will also make you think.

Wednesday
Mar142012

Peter Coy in Businessweek

Peter Coy writes in Businessweek:

For the brutal few, hanging on to power and wealth outweighs all else.

Wednesday
Mar142012

Dalibor Rohac in the Wall Street Journal

Dalibor Rohac writes in the Wall Street Journal:

Why Nations Fail is a splendid piece of scholarship and a showcase of economic rigor.

Wednesday
Mar142012

Warren Bass in the Washington Post

Warren Bass writes in the Washington Post

Why Nations Fail is a surprisingly captivating read. This is, in every sense, a big book. Readers will hope that it makes a big difference.