Books by Peter G. Peterson

Released: Feb. 5, 2015

"A clearheaded and -eyed argument that will speak to the business community. But can it penetrate the bubble surrounding the political class?"
A pox on the House—and on all the houses, writes financier Peterson (The Education of an American Dreamer: How a Son of Greek Immigrants Learned His Way from a Nebraska Diner to Washington, Wall Street, and Beyond, 2009, etc.), that contribute to the "confluence of forces that threatens America's long-term economic future."Read full book review >
Released: June 8, 2009

"Disingenuous candor is not unknown in works like this, but Peterson's memoir is persuasive and lucid."
Sagacious octogenarian and genial plutocrat Peterson (Running on Empty: How the Democratic and Republican Parties Are Bankrupting Our Future and What Americans Can Do About It, 2004, etc.) recalls his journey from Kearney, Neb., to the White House and Wall Street. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 8, 1999

"A book a bit prolix but quite sagacious on an urgent topic, that might serve as a handbook for a new world agency."
The good news is that we are all living longer. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 14, 1996

"A persuasively stated case for addressing a consequential issue that's overdue for debate and action. (Author tour)"
An authoritative and alarming audit of the potentially bleak financial future faced by the 76 million Americans born between 1946 and 1964—who look forward to comfortable retirements. Read full book review >