"Sowell is wryly persuasive in his discussion of the structural incentives that encourage ("intellectuals") to say `sweeping, reckless or even foolish things"... (he) intelligently demonstrates the way inferences can be skewed by varying interpretations of statistics."
--The Guardian, 24th April 2010
About the Author
Thomas Sowell has taught economics at Cornell, UCLA, Amherst and other academic institutions, and his Basic Economics has been translated into six languages. He is currently a scholar in residence at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He has published in both academic journals and popular media including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes magazine and Fortune, and writes a syndicated column that appears in newspapers across America.