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By John Kenneth Galbraith, John Kenneth Galbraith

"Names? you will have names? not anyone understands higher ones than John Kenneth Galbraith” (San Diego Union-Tribune). With the spectacular perception, humor, and literary ability that mark Galbraith as essentially the most exclusive writers of our time, Name-Dropping charts the political panorama of the previous sixty-five years. Drawing on a life of entry to many nice public figures, the well-known economist bargains a clear-eyed, unsparing, and fun “look at fashionable humans . . . [he] has identified, from FDR on” (Larry King, united states this day) and provides a wealthy and uniquely own background of the century — a heritage he helped to shape.

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