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General Information


Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1965


Illinois Connection

Posner is the Kirkland and Ellis professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School.

Biographical and Professional Information

Eric A. Posner is Kirkland and Ellis Distinguished Service Professor of Law, University of Chicago. His most recent books are Radical Markets (with Glen Weyl), which was named a best book for 2018 by The Economist; and Last Resort: The Financial Crisis and the Future of Bailouts, which was named a

best book for 2018 by The Financial Times. He is of counsel at MoloLamken LLP, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a member of the American Law Institute. He has written extensively for popular media outlets, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The

Washington Post, and testified before Congress.

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Titles At Your Library


-- "The Demagogue's Playbook"

-- *Editor's Pick. New York Times, 2020