Thursday, July 17, 2008

Matt Taibbi's five most important books

Rolling Stone political columnist Matt Taibbi's books include Spanking the Donkey: On the Campaign Trail with the Democrats, Smells Like Dead Elephants: Dispatches from a Rotting Empire, and The Great Derangement: A Terrifying True Story of War, Politics, and Religion at the Twilight of the American Empire.

He told Newsweek about his five most important books. And addressed a related issue:
A book to which you always return:

I read "CANDIDE" about once every two years. It's great if you have a talent for forgetting jokes.
Read about Number One on Taibbi's list of most important books.

--Marshal Zeringue