A BRILLIANT EXPLORATION...This book builds Brian Klaas' reputation, offering an essential guide through our world of democratic decay, corruption, and cronyism
A FASCINATING, FUN READ...Klaas has striking insights, presents impeccable science accessibly, and tells terrific stories-all with great writing and wonderfully mordant humor
AN EXTRAORDINARY INTERROGATION OF THE WORKINGS OF POWER...A critical book for these troubling times. A must read!
ENGROSSING, THOUGHT-PROVOKING, AND FUNNY...an important exploration of how ordinary people can keep leadership out of the hands of monsters
THE FREAKONOMICS OF POLITICAL SCIENCE...With revelations that reach from global politics to how your company is managed, this is a perceptive and, above all, entertaining read
A MAGNICENT BOOK THAT IS AS RIVETING AS A CRIME STORY...Klaas merges insights from evolutionary science, a wealth of recent social psychology research, and personal interviews with the powerful (and corrupt)
RICH INSIGHTS AND FASCINATING OBSERVATIONS...[Shines] a light on recent efforts to ensure that the corrupt don't get power, and the incorruptible do
A GPS SYSTEM FOR NAVIGATIONG A WORLD INCREASINGLY FULL OF ILLIBERAL DEMOCRACIES, MODERNIZED DICTATORSHIPS, AND POPULISTS WHO CARE ONLY FOR POWER...The power-hungry don't ask why, they only ask why not