Books by Jim Powell

JIM POWELL, editor of Laissez Faire books, has been a senior fellow at the Cato Institute since 1988. He is the author of the bestselling The Triumph of Liberty, which the Wall Street Journal called, “A literary achievement,” and he has written more than


THE BREAKING OF EGGS by Jim Powell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"Raises questions but lacks satisfying conclusions, which is apparently the point."
In this first novel from British author Powell, the sale of self-described leftist and ex-communist Feliks Zhukovski's life work, a travel guide to Eastern Europe, precipitates sweeping late-life changes. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 8, 2006

"A diatribe in black and white that will leave many yearning for a shade of gray."
Teddy Roosevelt is beaten to a pulp with his own big stick. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 8, 2005

"Powell uses up a lot of vitriol, supported by mere assertion, to get to that payoff. None of it is convincing."
If Woodrow Wilson hadn't entangled the US in WWI, there wouldn't have been a Hitler. Read full book review >