Search Results: "James Grant"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 10, 2011

"Flawed, yes, but likely to become the standard biography, at least for now."
Biographer and financial expert Grant (Mr. Market Miscalculates: The Bubble Years and Beyond, 2008, etc.) takes the measure of "Czar" Reed, the Gilded Age giant of the Congress. Read full book review >

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Released: June 1, 1992

"A substantive and accessible perspective on how the financial world really works, offering as its moral the unhappy reminder that all pipers eventually must be paid."
To Grant, ``money of the mind'' is credit, and here he offers an entertaining as well as instructive chronicle of its near- ruinous emergence in the US. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 23, 1993

Though he's written two well-received financial histories, Grant (Money of the Mind, 1992; Bernard M. Baruch, 1983) is best known in financial circles for his twice-monthly newsletter, Grant's Interest Rate Observer. Read full book review >

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JOHN ADAMS by James Grant
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"A well-researched complement to McCullough's somewhat more accessible life: of much interest to students of the early Republic and the revolutionary era."
An agile life of Adams, "the unbeloved ‘president by three votes.' " Read full book review >

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THE FORGOTTEN DEPRESSION by James Grant
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"A solid effort at portraying the muted spell that opened the Roaring '20s and at arguing for more trust in the self-healing properties of the business cycle."
Financial journalist Grant (Mr. Speaker! The Life and Times of Thomas B. Reed, the Man Who Broke the Filibuster, 2011) examines an economic trough that ended without government intervention.Read full book review >

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LITTLE BIRD'S BAD WORD by Jacob Grant
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 21, 2015

"A charming, tender, and ever pertinent life lesson. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Little Bird loves to learn new words, especially when they are "big bird" words. Read full book review >

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MESSENGER OF FEAR by Michael Grant
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"An unusual and intriguing puzzle of a book. (Paranormal suspense. 14 & up)"
Sixteen-year-old Mara thinks she might be dead when she wakes up in a mist and finds herself with a strange boy dressed in black and displaying frightening supernatural powers. Read full book review >

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HUNGER by Michael Grant
ADVENTURE
Released: June 1, 2009

"Missable. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
As their numbers diminish, the kids of the FAYZ struggle to survive. Read full book review >