This Morning's Additions to the Pile:
- Daniel Altman (2007), Connected: 24 Hours in the Global Economy (New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux: 0374135320): http://amazon.com/exec/obidos/asin/0374135320/braddelong00.
- Charles Francis Adams (1878), Railroads: Their Origins and Problems (New York: Cosimo Books: 1596054638): http://amazon.com/exec/obidos/asin/1596054638/braddelong00.
- Cosimo Books: http://cosimobooks.com/.
- Charles Stross (2007) Missile Gap (Subterranean Books): http://amazon.com/exec/obidos/asin/1596060581/braddelong00.
- David Edgerton (2006), The Shock of the Old: Technology and Global History since 1900 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/asin/0195322835/braddelong00.
- Paul Starr (2007), Freedom's Power: The True Force of Liberalism http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/046508186X/braddelong00.
And next Monday I have to be three places at lunch: a seminar by Jesse Fried on "CEO Pay without Performance" at the Labor Relations Institute; lunch with the job candidate Emi Nakamura; and lunch with the economic history seminar speaker Greg Clark...
And I am told that I really need to read another CBO report from 2004 before I start opining about health care program administration...
Cloning. Multiple cloning of myself followed by rapid forced-growth and education by subliminal tape. That is the only possible answer.