Book Review: Take Time for Paradise by A. Bartlett Giamatti


Author: A. Bartlett Giamatti Title: Take time for paradise : Americans and their games Publication Info: Bloomsbury USA, 2011. ISBN: 9781608192243 Summary/Review: When I was young and stupid, I hated Giamatti for banning Pete Rose from baseball.  Over the years I came to realize that Rose is a cheater and a liar, and that Giamatti’s…

Book Review: 23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism by Ha-Joon Chang


Author: Ha-Joon Chang Title: 23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism Publication Info: Bloomsbury Press (2011) ISBN: 97816081916666 Summary/Review: I received this book as an advanced reading copy through the Library Thing Early Reviewers program.  Like the title says, it goes through 23 aspects of capitalism that are myths, misrepresentations, or simply bald-faced lies. …