Books by Derek Bok

THE TROUBLE WITH GOVERNMENT by Derek Bok
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2001

"Bok raises many thoughtful questions in this timely extended civics lesson, even if his solutions are sometimes half-baked."
An academic's notes, alternately gloomy and optimistic, on a troubled republic. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 15, 1997

"Is it better to scream or go to sleep in the face of pathological moderation?"
Incredibly, Bok, who is president emeritus of Harvard University, manages to come off here as a Milquetoast, even though he is addressing controversial questions and providing intelligent commentary. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 20, 1993

"Detached analysis that sheds more heat than light on an issue of critical importance."
A disappointingly superficial and inconclusive critique of US pay practices. Read full book review >