Clay Smith


Literary Warrior

by | Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 3:38 pm CST

Small Victories: Real Journalism

Letters to a Young Journalist I haven’t read all the titles in Basic Books’ “The Art of Mentoring” series—there are also Letters to a Young Contrarian, Letters to a Young Artist, and Letters to a Young Mathematician, to name a … Read More


Wal-Mart Trilogy

The Bully of Bentonville: How the High Cost of Wal-Mart’s Everyday Low Prices Is Hurting America The Wal-Mart Effect: How the World’s Most Powerful Company Really Works – and How It’s Transforming the American Economy Company: A Novel The past … Read More


Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit

Happiness: A History Happiness: A History seemed like a very happy book to me until page 15. Happiness, as people say, is short-lived. Page 15 is the last page of the introduction to this book, and in the last two … Read More