Nobel Prize Winner and Op-Ed Columnist for New York Times

The Great Unraveling

Losing Our Way in the New Century

This national bestseller from one of our most important political commentators chronicles the dangers of an administration that has raised dishonesty to dizzying heights. Award-winning economist Paul Krugman exposes the devastating facts that speak for themselves. From identifying the flaws in George W. Bush's economic plans, to telling the story behind California's energy crisis, to revealing the administration's reasons for going to war in Iraq, Krugman offers compelling justification for his criticisms and sets the first years of the twenty-first century in a stark new light. This up-to-date edition includes a new introduction and other material that reflect the events of 2004.


"A rigorously argued, angrily eloquent, fiercely patriotic book." --Boston Sunday Globe

"Paul Krugman is the great discovery of recent American journalism. Lively, lucid, witty, superbly informed, his commentary on the state of the union is required reading for anyone concerned about the American future." --Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

Great Unraveling
Published by W.W. Norton  
August 2004
$14.95 paperback, 516 pages
ISBN 978-0-393-32605-5 
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About Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman is the recipient of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Economics. A prolific author, columnist, and blogger, he teaches economics and international affairs at Princeton University.

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