Tag Archives: Cornelius Vanderbilt

The Myth of the Robber Barons by Burton C. Folsom Jr. (non-fiction)

I recently read The Myth of the Robber Barons by Burton C. Folsom Jr. (non-fiction).  This short book is a great overview of some of the 19th Century capitalists that built America and contributed to raising the standard of living.  Contrary … Continue reading

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What are YOU reading?

But enough about you.  [Let me know anyway.  🙂 ]  I am far from the most avid reader one can find on the blog pages these days.  However… With the aim of tempering my non-fiction reading (current events, economics, politics, … Continue reading

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