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An interview with Yuval Levin, author of 'The Great Debate: Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the Birth of Right and Left'.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Dec 17, 2013
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A completely new kind of campaign book.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Nov 9, 2013
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The author of "Days of Fire" reflects on the Bush administration.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Nov 7, 2013
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Romney was likable, the economy favored Obama, neither side had a big air war advantage, and more hard facts about the 2012 election.

  • John Sides and Lynn Vavreck
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  • Oct 14, 2013
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The beloved children's book seriously was greatly influenced by Laura Ingalls Wilder's daughter, who really hated the New Deal.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 15, 2013
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E-book sales are rising only slowly now. Here's what that has to do with the future of the written word.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Aug 8, 2013
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The author of "This Town" dishes on this town.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jul 22, 2013
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A judge has ruled against Apple in an antitrust case over e-book price fixing.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Jul 10, 2013
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A federal judge has ruled that Apple violated antitrust law by helping publishers raise e-book prices. This chart shows how they did it.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Jul 10, 2013
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Former Bush adviser Glenn Hubbard on what it will take to keep the United States from going the way of the Romans.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Jun 4, 2013
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I should begin by saying Neil doesn't know I'm writing this post. So shh, don't tell him. He might be embarrassed.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 23, 2013
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When all is said and done, in the world of books, Goodreads is just about as influential as Facebook.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 2, 2013
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“More female leadership will lead to fairer treatment for all women," writes Sheryl Sandberg in her controversial new book. But is it true?

  • Mike Konczal
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  • Mar 16, 2013
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David Leonhardt is the Washington Bureau Chief for the New York Times and the author of the new Kindle single 'Here's the Deal'. We spoke on Monday.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Feb 12, 2013
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David Leonhardt's "Here's the Deal" is one of the calmest, clearest looks you'll find at the deficit -- both what it is and how to fix it. Here are 10 of the passages I highlighted in the book.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Feb 11, 2013
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Do whatever it takes to get "What It Takes" to #1 on Amazon.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jan 8, 2013
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Americans believed we were better off if men like Lincoln -- men born to illiterate parents in log cabins -- had the ability to lead the nation. And we were right. But if class is less binding today than it was in Lincoln's time, circumstance is more binding than it was in even our parents' time.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Nov 26, 2012
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The problem isn't the weather forecast. It's the economics of telling you about the weather forecast.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Sep 27, 2012
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The fine folks at Amazon have constructed a "heat map" showing the kinds of political books that people are buying across the country. Conservative authors are selling more books. That's true in Mississippi, but it's also true in Connecticut.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Aug 22, 2012
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Gary Gorton's "The Panic of 2007" is perhaps the best single place to go to understand how problems in the subprime housing market almost toppled the global financial system. So I was excited to receive an early copy of his next book, "Misunderstanding Financial Crises: Why We Don't See Them Coming."

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Aug 9, 2012
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