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P.J. O'Rourke's unique, frank writing style and humorous use of a few curse words helped to keep this book interesting.
I would recommend this book for someone with a general interest in economic principles that's looking for a light funny read rather than a textbook.
Dave Barry is good--I have all his books too--but every time I get another one, I have this feeling that I've heard all these jokes before.
Loved that book. What a fun way to learn something about economicsPublished 1 month ago by Dave Godfrey
In short, government control of capitalism in the United States walks a fine line of allowing the economy get bogged down in rules and taxation (and killing the golden goose) or... Read morePublished 2 months ago by D. Arnett
Before you assume that rich should support the poor, the minimum wage should be $15/hour or that our problem is too many elite rich please read this book. Read morePublished 4 months ago by joe gerardi
P. J. O'Rourke's "Eat the Rich" provides a look at various economies, from centrally controlled Cuba to the totally uncontrolled firmer colony of Hong Kong, in order to answer the... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Joel S. Rose
One of the best PJ O'Rourke's books and I have read all of them.Published 5 months ago by Scott Wyman
Tanzania, Hong Kong, Shanghai & Morocco descriptions are spot on and still apply in 2014! P.J. Has a knack for explaining the situations and dis tilling them to realistic,... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
Actually recommend reading anything by P.J. O'Rourke. I have read about 7 of his books, but this book is my ultimate favorite. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Brenda Izzo
I had to read this for my political science class and I am very pleased that I came across this -- I don't think I would have otherwise.Published 10 months ago by joshua lawrence