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The First Tycoon

What Does the First Tycoon Tell Us About Capitalism?

T.J. Stiles | Posted 03.27.2014 | Impact
T.J. Stiles

Historians and economists now stress blind forces over heroic leadership.

"The First Tycoon": A Good News Publishing Backstory

Bruce Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Bruce Harris

Alfred A Knopf is probably looking down from book heaven, stroking his luxuriant mustaches and smiling with delight at yet another Knopf prize winner.

Book Review Roundup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We're back again with your weekly book review roundup: "The Talented Miss Highsmith", Joan Schenkar The New York Times Schenkar's writing is witty,...

The New Yorker's Best Books Of The Year

The New Yorker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Reviewers' favorites from 2009....