Thomas Frank is the author of Pity the Billionaire, The Wrecking Crew, What's the Matter with Kansas?, and One Market Under God. A former opinion columnist for The Wall Street Journal, Frank is the founding editor of The Baffler and a monthly columnist for Harper's. He lives outside Washington, D.C.
This was the first book that I have ever thrown in the garbage before I finished reading it. I struggled to read it, and by the time I was 75% of the way to the end, I could not... Read morePublished on Jan. 2 2013 by John Wonnacott
Frank's "Kansas" is a frightening but illuminating account of how radical Republicans have consolidated their agenda in that state. Read morePublished on Dec 24 2011 by ogilvie
Good book. The only thing I've read that impressed me more was The System by Roy Valentine. I got it here at amazon. You have to read this book.Published on Oct. 2 2004
Yes, but in time-honored pop-Marx fasion, Frank considers all non-economic moral concerns as mere epiphenomena riding lightly atop bedrock economic realities. Read morePublished on July 19 2004 by Gene Brass
Most reviewers of political books seem to forget to review the book outside of their own politics. It seems ridiculous that all of you are either bashing the writer for his... Read morePublished on July 19 2004 by "bthewriter"
Yes, but in time-honored pop-Marx fasion, Frank considers all non-economic moral concerns as mere epiphenomena riding lightly utop bedrock economic realities. Read morePublished on July 19 2004 by Gene Brass
It's amazing how many of the negative reviews posted here evidence exactly the kind of false populism Frank is writing against. Read morePublished on July 19 2004
I'm an independant Kansan. Middle of the road. People in the heartland don't appreciate a 'poll watcher' politician. They want someone who will stick to what they believe. Read morePublished on July 18 2004
First off, I ask readers who claim genuine objectivity to check out the excellent review of this book in National Review's June 28, 2004 edition (p48). Read morePublished on July 18 2004 by MyLibido