Sunday, September 23, 2007

Naomi Klein
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The Shocks That We Are Heir To

The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
By Naomi Klein

Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt

The connections are daring in journalist Naomi Klein's new book, "The Shock Doctrine," but the result is convincing. With a bold and brilliantly conceived thesis, skillfully and cogently threaded through more than 500 pages of trenchant writing, Klein may well have revealed the master narrative of our time. And because the pattern she exposes could govern our future as well, "The Shock Doctrine" could turn out to be among the most important books of the decade.

My review continues at the San Francisco Chronicle Book Review...