From a preeminent columnist, historian, and bestselling author writing at the top of his game comes an essential collection of writing on politics, economics, culture, religion, and more.
CONRAD BLACK is the author of widely acclaimed biographies of Maurice Duplessis, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Richard Nixon. He was for many years the head of the Argus, Hollinger, and Telegraph Newspaper groups. Black is a financier, and a columnist in the National Post, which he founded, and the National Review Online and Huffington Post. Black served three years in U.S. federal prisons tutoring fellow prisoners for their secondary school matriculations, although all charges against him were eventually abandoned, rejected by jurors, or vacated by the U.S. Supreme Court, and he won the largest libel settlement in Canadian history from his original accusers. He has been a member of the British House of Lords since 2001. He lives in Toronto. The author lives in Toronto.
Praise for Conrad Black: "Black's prose bowls the reader effortlessly along: he seamlessly weaves together the political and personal." -- Daily Telegraph "Conrad Black is incapable of doing anything but give his audience its money's worth." -- The Globe and Mail "Black is a writer of great force and panache." -- New Criterion "Conrad Black's candor on just about every conceivable topic is not only surprising but practically unprecedented." -- Vanity Fair