Gregg Easterbrook is the author of six books, including The Progress Paradox. He is a contributing editor to The Atlantic, for which he has written more than a dozen cover stories, and The New Republic. His articles have appeared in The New York Times and Los Angeles Times, as well as on the covers of Newsweek and Time. He has appeared on Today, Larry King Live, Nightline, CBS Morning News, All Things Considered, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, The Diane Rehm Show, and The O'Reilly Factor. And as a hobby, he writes the "Tuesday Morning Quarterback" football column for ESPN.com. He lives near Washington, D.C., with his wife and three children.
"The business book you must read."--Eric Schmidt, chairman/CEO of Google Inc.
"A pleasure to read and a valuable corrective to the gloom that currently envelops us."--The Wall Street Journal "If you read Thomas Friedman's The World Is Flat, you must read Sonic Boom, because this book is the next step."--Tyler Cowen, Holbert C. Harris Professor of Economics at George Mason University and co-founder of Marginal Revolution "Easterbrook [is] always a writer worth reading. . . . He rarely fails to surprise."--Chicago Sun-Times "[A] new set of thought-provoking observations and forecasts on things economic, political and cultural."--Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Refreshing . . . more about boom and less about gloom and doom."--Associated Press "Sonic Boom is the thinking person's Future Shock."--Carl Schramm, president, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation