Book review of the day: The Libertarian Reader

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Todays review came from Odd Ball

The Libertarian Reader

By David Boaz

Odd Ball said; “This book contains essays throughout history on individual rights. Some of these essays are quite old, and therefore elegantly written.”

Amazon said: “The most magnificent collection of libertarian writings ever published” (Laissez Faire Books).

An important collection of seminal writings on a movement that is rapidly changing the face of American politics, The Libertarian Reader links some of the most fertile minds of our time to a centuries-old commitment to freedom, self-determination, and opposition to intrusive government. This is the first comprehensive anthology of libertarian thought—from the Bible and Lao-Tzu to Hayek and Milton Friedman—to be published in one volume. The 68 selections from great libertarian writers are an intellectual feast, covering such key libertarian themes as skepticism about power, individual rights, spontaneous order, free markets, and peace.

For all independent thinkers, this unique sourcebook will stand as a classic reference for years to come, and a reminder that libertarianism is one of our oldest and most venerable American traditions.”

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