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Author: Thomas Sowell Narrator: Robertson Dean Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2011 ISBN: 9781483067452
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These selections from the many writings of Thomas Sowell over a period of half a century cover social, economic, cultural, legal, educational, and political issues. The sources range from Dr. Sowell’s letters, books, newspaper columns, and articles in both scholarly journals and popular magazines. The topics range from late-talking children to tax cuts for the rich, baseball, race, war, the role of judges, medical care, and the rhetoric of politicians. These topics are dealt with by drawing sometimes on history, sometimes on economics, and sometimes on a sense of humor.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Engaging and accessible…Sowell’s careful explicating of and grappling with issues allow his thoughts to be clearly exhibited, understood, and welcomed. Even leftist thinkers will appreciate Sowell’s personal charm and intellectual rigor.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “A solid, representative collection by a writer and thinker whom one either agrees with or not—and there’s not much middle ground on which to stand.”

    Kirkus Reviews

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 HerbieGrandma | 1/16/2013

    " This book and this man are national treasures. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Thomas | 10/21/2012

    " Great conservative ideas and theory. Well worth the read "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Amanda | 8/14/2012

    " OMG, I couldn't stop reading. SO well written, extremely thoughtful and well-organized arguments "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tom | 4/2/2012

    " America's pre-eminent economist. Everything by him makes total sense. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mike | 12/19/2011

    " Anything and everything written by Dr. Sowell is worth reading. Dr. Sowell is insighful, thought provocing, and just a great read. Every US Citizen should be reading everything written by Dr. Sowell. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Greg | 10/7/2011

    " Thomas Sowell is one of the smartest and clearest thinking man in America today. I would vote for this man for president in a heartbeat. Fascinating series of essays on a wide range of subjects. I recommend ANY book this man has written. "

About the Author

Thomas Sowell is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He is the author of dozens of books and the recipient of various awards, including the National Humanities Medal, presented by the president of the United States in 2003.

About the Narrator

Robertson Dean has played leading roles on and off Broadway and at dozens of regional theaters throughout the country. He has a BA from Tufts University and an MFA from Yale. His audiobook narration has garnered ten AudioFile Earphones Awards. He now lives in Los Angeles, where he works in film and television in addition to narrating.