Gretchen Pruett

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The Survivors

Recommended for public libraries where Harper’s books are popular.

Capitalism in America: A History

Highly recommended for all public libraries. ["Although this collaborative project is fairly lengthy, the engaging writing style will appeal to many readers, especially those with a desire to understand better past events as well as readers seeking knowledge about how economists develop forecasts": LJ 10/1/18 starred review of the Penguin hc.]

Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions That Matter the Most

Highly recommended for all public libraries.—Gretchen Pruett, New Braunfels P.L., TX

The Death of the Banker: The Decline and Fall of the Great Financial Dynasties and the Triumph of the Small Investor

Recommended for larger libraries with a strong business collection. ["Appropriate for larger business collections": LJ 6/1/97 review of the Vintage hc.]

Diane Arbus: Portrait of a Photographer

Recommended for public libraries, particularly those with strong readership in modern arts. ["Although the book contains no images (the estate denied access), it does provide the backstory to many of her celebrated photographs, giving readers a special glimpse into how Arbus's photography has become the stuff of legend"; LJ 6/15/16 review of the Ecco: HarperCollins hc.]

Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady

Strongly recommended for medium to large public libraries and in smaller libraries where there is an interest in women's issues or World War II. ["Fast-paced and engaging, this work will enthrall readers of presidential biographies and LGBTQ studies": LJ 8/16 review of the Penguin Pr. hc.]

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