If you’ve ever wondered what a credit default swap is, Griftopia is the place to start. In his newest and most Thompson-esque work, Taibbi dispatches from the Trump campaign trail.
Perhaps Taibbi’s best work is a chapter on former Chariman of the Federal Reserve, Alan Greenspan, entitled It chronicles the endless gaffs of a high-society-loving charlatan who was able to convince generations political elites that he was a financial Nostradamus. The Divide juxtaposes the two courts of law in America: One for the rich and white and one for the poor and the minority. It’s a collection of pieces cobbled together from his year writing for the Rolling Stone – much like HST’s famous books of the 1970s and 1980s.
You see, the Sixty is to the original Scout what the Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Sportster is to the large-capacity 1200 variant.
Sure, Indian had a 50-odd year hiatus while Harley-Davidson happily bubbled away, but Polaris Industries’ acquisition and relaunch of the old American brand mimicked the heydays of Franklin’s designs; it wanted to nab a bigger piece of the American cruiser pie. The second model in the modern-day Scout line-up, it is visually identical to the firm’s first and rather successful 1133cc Scout.
Cleverly, the significant differences between the pair are two things you can’t see: power and price.
, charts the rise, fall and rise again of Irish whiskey and his search to find the remains of Ireland’s silent stills, as well as capturing its future.
O’Connor is passionate about the spirit and brings a level of expertise to its story that is enthralling.