Book Review

Shoddy

By Hanna Rose Shell

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

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Welfare for the Rich

By Phil Harvey and Lisa Conyers

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

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Iron Empires

By Michael Hiltzik

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

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Though persuasive in places, this exhaustive history overstates its case.

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Do nontraditional entrepreneurs hold the key to America’s economic success?

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An intelligent yet repetitive exploration of America’s worshipful relationship with the dollar.

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Taking account of an America altered by Amazon’s primacy.

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Homewreckers

By Aaron Glantz

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