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Ron Fournier is a business executive and former journalist. Until 2018, he was the publisher and editor of Crain’s Detroit Business. Previously he worked at Atlantic Magazine and the National Journal and as Washington bureau chief at the Associated Press until leaving in June 2010.
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Too Much and Never Enough
How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man
by Mary L. Trump Ph.D. (Jul 14, 2020)
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In this revelatory, authoritative portrait of Donald J. Trump and the toxic family that made him, Mary L. Trump, a trained clinical psychologist and Donald’s only niece, shines a bright light on the dark history of their family in order to explain how her uncle became the man who now threatens the world’s health, economic security, and social fabri...
Ron Fournier
Jul 19, 2020
The best analysis of ⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩ I’ve read, drawn from his niece’s book, and filtered through ⁦@MonicaHesse⁩’s brilliant mind: “It doesn’t make him look like a weak man. It just makes him look like a scared boy.” #WeakLittleBoy     source
Once in a Great City
A Detroit Story
by David Maraniss (Sep 20, 2016)
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Categories: HistoryNonfiction
“A fascinating political, racial, economic, and cultural tapestry” (Detroit Free Press), Once in a Great City is a tour de force from David Maraniss about the quintessential American city at the top of its game: Detroit in 1963.Detroit in 1963 is on top of the world. The city’s leaders are among the most visionary in America: Grandson of the first ...
Ron Fournier
Jul 12, 2020
He had given essentially the same brilliant speech months earlier in Detroit, before walking Woodward Avenue with Aretha Franklin’s father, if I recall @davidmaraniss brilliant book correctly     source
Everybody Lies
Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are
by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz (Feb 20, 2018)
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Foreword by Steven PinkerBlending the informed analysis of The Signal and the Noise with the instructive iconoclasm of Think Like a Freak, a fascinating, illuminating, and witty look at what the vast amounts of information now instantly available to us reveals about ourselves and our worldprovided we ask the right questions.By the end of an average...
Ron Fournier
Jan 04, 2020
Just finished, “Everybody Lies” by @SethS_D, which in addition to being a tremendous education on Big Data, includes the best conclusion to a non-fiction book I’ve ever read. Read it. -30-     source
Ball Four
The Final Pitch
by Jim Bouton (Apr 01, 2014)
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Categories: SportsNonfiction
The beloved baseball classic now available in paperback, with a new prologue by Jim Bouton When Ball Four was first published in 1970, it hit the sports world like a lightning bolt. Commissioners, executives, and players were shocked. Sportswriters called author Jim Bouton a traitor and "social leper." Commissioner Bowie Kuhn tried to force him to ...
Ron Fournier
Jul 11, 2019
“Ball Four” may have been the first book I fell in love with     source
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