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Dark Money by Jane Mayer
"The Koch brothers, Charles and David, get a lot of attention from political observers and, increasingly, from the public. No wonder. The fortune they possess together is greater than those of Bill Gates, Carlos Slim, Warren Buffet, and other priva..." Read more of this review »
Dark Money by Jane Mayer
"This is a sweeping account of how extremely wealthy individuals have over the past 30 years built an infrastructure to influence/control the US political system. While the book is heavy on policy it gives some background on the Koch brothers, the..." Read more of this review »
Dark Money by Jane Mayer
"I haven't finished the book yet, but the thrust is clear. The Koch brothers and their billionaire friends are implementing a plan to take over American government at every level. Their objectives are purely personal greed: no taxes, no regulation..." Read more of this review »
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The Infinities by John Banville
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One of the most delightful books I have ever read. One I fully intend to read again.....and perhaps again.
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