What I'm reading this week

One Market under God by Thomas Frank, and The Free-Market Innovation Machine by William Baumol. I’ll be reviewing them for The Drawing Board: An Australian Review of Public Affairs, having already done a brief note on Frank for BOSS (the AFR magazine).
I’m going to be disappointingly predictable on this one. Frank’s anticapitalist manifesto is brilliant and Baumol’s paean to the market is far below his usual standard. In particular, how, in 2002, can you write a book on innovation that contains three passing references to the Internet?