David Wessel, the Pulitzer-Prize-winning reporter, columnist,
and bestselling author of In Fed We Trust, dissects the
federal budget: a topic that is fiercely debated today in the halls
of Congress and the media, and yet is misunderstood by the American
Now a New York Times bestseller.
In a sweeping narrative about the people and the politics
behind the budget, Wessel looks at the 2011 fiscal year (which
ended September 30) to see where all... more...