Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present…
A Virtual Evening with
BARRY C. LYNN
In conversation with
Liberty from All Masters:
The New American Autocracy vs. the Will of the People
(St. Martin’s Press, $28.99)
The rise of online monopolists such as Google and Amazon is designed to gather our most intimate secrets and use them to manipulate our personal and group actions. Not only have these giant corporations captured the ability to manage how we share news and ideas with one another, they increasingly enjoy the power to shape how we move and play and speak and think.
“Very few thinkers in recent years have done more to shift the debate in Washington than Barry Lynn.” —Franklin Foer
BARRY C. LYNN is Founder and CEO of the Open Markets Institute in Washington. He is author of Cornered (2010) and End of the Line (2005) in which he pioneered coverage and analysis of America’s new monopoly crisis. His work has been profiled in The New York Times, Politico, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, and CBS. Prior to launching OMI, Lynn worked at the New America Foundation for 15 years. Before that he was Executive Editor of Global Business Magazine and a correspondent for the Associated Press and Agence France Presse in South America and the Caribbean.
FRANKLIN FOER is a staff writer at The Atlantic. He is the author of World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech, named one of the best non-fiction books of the year by The Los Angeles Times, NPR, and the New York Times. Sports Illustrated called his book, How Soccer Explains the World one “the most influential books of the decade.” For seven years, he edited the New Republicmagazine.