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We've all heard plenty about America's budget deficit and how politicians plan to get the country's spending in line with revenue. But how does the federal government raise revenue? And how can we better understand such a large budget?
David Wessel tries to explain the complicated system in his book "Red Ink: Inside the High-Stakes Politics of the Federal Budget." He joins The Daily Circuit Wednesday to discuss his book.
Wessel will be in Minneapolis Friday Sept. 7 talking to the Economic Club of Minnesota at the Hilton Minneapolis, 1001 Marquette Ave.
Next week we’ll be featuring three great young adult authors on The Daily Circuit. Rainbow Rowell, Gene Luen Yang and local author Carrie Mesrobian exemplify the kind of smart, insightful writing coming out of the genre today. While their books are classified as YA, they feature great writing and interesting characters that appeal to adult…
The year end book lists are coming out. Here are 4 varied lists. Amazon’s Top 20: Donna Tartt’s “The Goldfinch” tops a combined list of fiction and non-fiction. It’s hard to articulate just how much — and why — “The Goldfinch” held such power for me as a reader. Always a sucker for a good…