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“This is truly an instant classic.”

Jonah Goldberg, author of Liberal Fascism


"The substitution of words for things is now a mighty industry. Thomas Sowell is the chronicler and analyst of that industry. Intellectuals and Society is a fine addition to his work. I hope he will give us more books like it."

John Derbyshire, National Review


“What separates Thomas Sowell from so many of his contemporaries is a remarkable ability to make the most complex issues instantly understandable to any reader. Open Intellectuals and Society to almost any page, pick a paragraph at random, and I think you’ll be amazed to find how often you learn something new. If that’s not the mark of a true intellectual, I don’t know what is.”

Harry Levine, founder of Victory New Hampshire


“He is a great intellect, an uncompromisingly courageous defender of truth.”

Orange County Register, December 13, 2009

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