On The Wealth of Nations (Books That Changed the World)
Publish date: December 4th 2006
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
After moving from Houston to Tyler, I finally got a new public library card. While I was browsing around, I came across this book in a small display the library had on books about current affairs. I have read O'Rourke's books in the past; I enjoyed his Parliament of Whores very much, so I figured th...
Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith is often quoted and talked about today, but no normal 21st Century reader is going to read it. This book, "On the Wealth of Nations," makes it accessible to mere mortals. Of course O'Rourke tries to be funny whenever possible, and his quips did cause me to smile fr...
If you have read Wealth of Nations, and forgot about it, this is the book for you.O'Rourke has read the book and tell you the bullet points of the essential on the main ideas of the book, plus his modern opinions on how wrong the premise is, given it is written so long ago.You will like it if you di...