Amity Shlaes, one of America’s premier economic historians, is the author of six books, among them four New York Times bestsellers: Great Society: A New History (2019), The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression (2007), Coolidge (2013), The Forgotten Man/Graphic (2013), The Greedy Hand: Why Taxes Drive Americans Crazy (1999) and Germany: The Empire Within (1991). Miss Shlaes is winner of the Bradley, Frederic Bastiat and Hayek Book Prizes. She wrote a weekly column for more than a decade, first for the Financial Times and then Bloomberg. Before that, she served on the editorial board of the Wall Street Journal. Miss Shlaes is an advisor to the C-Span Presidential poll, and chairs the board of the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation, which gives the prestigious Coolidge Scholarship and leads a youth debate program based on the values of Calvin Coolidge. She recently co-edited, with Matthew Denhart, a new edition of Coolidge’s autobiography. Her spouse of three decades, veteran journalist Seth Lipsky, is editor of The New York Sun. The Lipskys have four children.