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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.
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 16 days 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 3 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 3 months ago by Joel S. Rose
One of the best PJ O'Rourke's books and I have read all of them.Published 3 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 6 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 8 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 8 months ago by joshua lawrence
I enjoyed the book. The authors use of humor made it an easy read. Good book. The written essay I had to complete was more difficult.Published 10 months ago by Sandy Lusk