My Books






Featured on C-SPAN AfterWords (click here to listen) and programs at the LA Times Book Fair and New York Historical Society.  Click here to see my piece on it in the Los Angeles Times.


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New York Times Notable Book for 2005.  Click here to see the review by Pete Hamill in the New York Times Book Review.






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Featured on C-SPAN Booknotes with Brian Lamb (click here to watch),  NPR’s All Things Considered (click here to listen), and programs at the Smithsonian Institution, National Archives,  and the Library of Congress.                                                                               








My 1988 portrait of Wall Street excess based on the classic 1869 scandal, featured at the time in BarronsFinancial Times, Intermarket, Washington Legal Times, Columbia Business Law Review, Chicago Tribune, and Fortune Book Club.

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My Federal Regulatory Flowchart Poster, published by TheCapitol.net, shows the spaghetti-like complexity of the process by which US government agencies make real-world decisions, highlighting where each player's role in the process.  Ideal of training and classrooms.