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Essays in Biography

A Literary Education and Other Essays

Wind Sprints: Shorter Essays

By Joseph Epstein

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Who is the greatest living essayist writing in English? Unquestionably Joseph Epstein. Epstein is penetrating. He is witty. He has a magic touch with words, that hard to define but immediately recognizable quality called style. Above all, he is impossible to put down. How easy it is today to forget the simple delight of reading for no intended purpose.

Economics in Three Lessons

& One Hundred Economic Laws

by Hunter Lewis

Two works in one volume:

Economics in Three Lessons

Henry Hazlitt’s 1946 book Economics in One Lesson sold more than a million copies. It is perhaps the best selling economics book of all time. In this book, Hunter Lewis, a Hazlitt admirer and student, provides a sequel and update.

The great merit of this work is its brevity and simplicity. Anyone can read and understand it. It is an ideal introduction to economics.

One Hundred Economic Laws

In this groundbreaking work, Lewis does what no one has attempted to do. It collects in one place some of the most important laws of economics.

Everyone understands the importance of the laws of physics. Are there also laws of economics? Can understanding them also make our lives better? Lewis answers with a resounding yes.

This short work is also a complete course in economics written in a lively style.

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