Biography


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by Dr. Alan Ebenstein

This book tells the story of one of the most important public figures of the twentieth century. It is the first full biography of Friedrich Hayek, the Austrian economist who became, over the course of a remarkable career, the great philosopher of liberty in our time. In this richly detailed portrait, Alan Ebenstein chronicles the life, works, and legacy of a visionary thinker, from Hayek’s early years as the scholarly son of a physician in fin-de-siecle Vienna on an increasingly wider world as an economist and political philosopher in London, New York, and Chicago



The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan

by Sebastian Mallaby

Sebastian Mallaby’s magisterial biography of Alan Greenspan, the product of over five years of research based on untrammeled access to his subject and his closest professional and personal intimates, brings into vivid focus the mysterious point where the government and the economy meet. To understand Greenspan’s story is to see the economic and political landscape of the last 30 years–and the presidency from Reagan to George W. Bush–in a whole new light…



A Life in Our Times

by John Kenneth Galbraith

The richly adventurous memoirs of one of the most dazzling public figures to dominate the American scene over the last decades

“As a raconteur and a literary stylist he stands with the best. . . . As entertainment, the book is a total success.” —The New York Times Book Review



Personal History

by Katharine Graham

An extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of America’s most famous and admired women, Personal History is, as its title suggests, a book composed of both personal memoir and history…


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