This Week's Interview

Ronald Reagan in Minneapolis, 1982

The Reagan Era

Doug Rossinow

Americans remember Reagan fondly, but what did the Gipper really stand for? The historian and author of The Reagan Era: A History of the 1980s chooses the best books on Ronald Reagan and his time.

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Heuristics and Biases

by Thomas Gilovich, Dale Griffin, Daniel Kahneman

“This is a really good set of essays in a rapidly growing branch of intellectual enquiry called behavioural economics where they look at the irrationalities in the way that humans behave”

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