Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else

By Chrystia Freeland. Penguin, $27.95 (9781594204098).


Freeland offers an engaging, deeply analytical look at the history, politics, and economics behind the rise of the super-elites, drawing parallels between current inequality and the Gilded Age of the late 1800s.




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The Adult Books editors have selected the following titles as representative of the year’s outstanding books for public-library collections. Our scope has been intentionally broad, and we have attempted to find books that combine literary, intellectual, and aesthetic excellence with popular appeal.
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