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Jacob Weisberg

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Jacob Weisberg is the editor in chief of Slate. He previously worked for The New Republic and was a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, a contributing editor to Vanity Fair, and a columnist for the Financial Times. Weisberg is the inventor of the “Bushisms” series. He is also the author, with Robert Rubin, of In an Uncertain World. Weisberg’s first book, In Defense of Government, was published in 1996.


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In an Uncertain World
Tough Choices from Wall Street to Washington
Written by Robert Rubin and Jacob Weisberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 472 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: September 7, 2004
Price: $16.95

From his early years in the arbitrage department at Goldman Sachs to his current position as chairman of the executive committee of Citigroup, Robert Rubin has been a major figure at the center of the American financial system. He was a key player in the longest economic expansion in U.S. history... Read more >
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In an Uncertain World
Tough Choices from Wall Street to Washington
Written by Robert Rubin and Jacob Weisberg


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 18, 2003
Price: $13.99

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The Bush Tragedy

Written by Jacob Weisberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $16.00

This is the book that cracks the code of the Bush presidency. Unstintingly yet compassionately, and with no political ax to grind, Slate editor in chief Jacob Weisberg methodically and objectively examines the family and circle of advisers who played crucial parts in George W. Bush’s historic downfall.

In this revealing and... Read more >
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The Bush Tragedy

Written by Jacob Weisberg


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: January 15, 2008
Price: $11.99

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