Need a good book? Grawemeyer Award winner Michael Johnston recommends

9780300107746.jpgAsked to recommend a book, IF09 participant and 2009 Grawemeyer Award winner, Michael Johnston, picked Douglas W. Rae's City: Urbanism and its End.

Author of Syndromes of Corruption: Wealth, Power and Corruption, Johnston will participate on a panel Friday, Sept. 25 that will discuss power and corruption from a variety of angles, ranging from the political to the literary and scientific. A complete agenda for the IdeaFestival is here.