June 09, 2008
A company recently ordered a bunch of copies of a book called Superclass the other day and I had to look into getting them some copies. Boy, did it sound interesting once I did some research! So interesting in fact that I had to get a copy for myself.
What I found REALLY great was that each chapter will catch a certain interest in a particular area that the reader may be interested in. This will help those that have a short attention span, like yours truly, and just want to find out what pertains to them. AND....within the chapters, they have different parts as well - picking up and looking at it again is very easy to do (i.e. great beach read once you get on vacation this summer).
Here's what some people have said about it:
"In his lively and brilliantly written book Superclass, David Rothkopf has captured the connections and interactions among the influential, rich, and famous throughout the world. He compellingly describes how those links are shaping the global economic and political landscape today - and how they will powerfully influence the future institutions and politics of our planet." - Robert D. Hormants, Vice Chairman of Goldman Sachs (International).
"An entertaining and well-researched taxonomy of the rich and powerful who shape foreign policy and business in our globalized world. Rothkopf gives us the story behind Davos Man." - Joseph E. Stiglitz, winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics.