By Aaron Glantz


This exploration of the housing crisis evokes anger but comes off as a sloppy polemic in places.

Shoddy: From Devil’s Dust to the Renaissance of Rags

The fascinating story of how a respectable textile product became synonymous with all things inferior.

Welfare for the Rich: How Your Tax Dollars End Up in Millionaires’ Pockets — and What You Can Do About It

The scope of corporate grift may be astonishing, say the authors of this informative work, but voters aren’t powerless to combat it.

Iron Empires: Robber Barons, Railroads, and the Making of Modern America

The railways made the U.S. what it is today. Do financiers deserve all the credit?

The Cow with Ear Tag #1389

By Kathryn Gillespie

The Cow with Ear Tag #1389

How badly do you want that hamburger?