Book Review: So Much To Do (Richard Ravitch)

Just When I Thought I Was Out, They Pull Me Back In: The Richard Ravitch Story… Richard Ravitch is one of those legendary public intellectuals from a bygone era who leaves you at the end of a television interview muttering to yourself about the shallowness of other news coverage. His most famous accomplishment, for which all New…

Book Review: Cuban Star (Adrian Burgos)

  A quarter of today’s major league baseball players are Latinos from outside the United States, but the pioneer who brought these two worlds together was nearly forgotten by history. When I was a kid, every Christmas my dad would take me to Barnes & Noble and let me fill a shopping basket with books.…