Gretchen Pruett

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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.]

The Couple Next Door

Strongly recommended for all public libraries, especially those where thrillers such as The Girl on the Train are popular.

Cradle to Grave

Recommended for medium and larger public libraries with previous volumes in this series, or where early American historical fiction is popular.

The Devil's Workshop

Recommended for medium-size and larger public libraries with previous volumes in this series, or where Victorian England and Jack the Ripper books are popular. ["Devotees are sure to be delighted, but Grecian's latest would also make a satisfying introduction to the series," read the review of the Putnam hc, LJ 4/15/14.]

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