"An accessible, passionate indictment of the ignorance, opportunism and social indifference that enriched lawyers and a few plaintiffs, though the available scientific evidence was against them." —New York Times Book Review, Notable Books of 1996
“Dramatic and illuminating.… [R]aises momentous questions about nationality, religion, literature, and even the Holocaust.” —Adam Kirsch, The Atlantic
A 2012 New York Times Book Review Notable Book
"A real-life detective story that reveals the drama behind the scenes of a great Supreme Court victory for human rights." —Linda Greenhouse
How to restore the can-do spirit that made America great, from the author of the best-selling The Death of Common Sense.
America is run by dead people—leaders from past generations who enacted programmes that churn ahead regardless of waste, irrelevance or new priorities.