Books Matt Taibbi Books by Matt Taibbi Matt Taibbi has written books about: Politics & Public Affairs Nonfiction Biography & Memoir History & Society Business & Economy Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Matt Taibbi Courtesy of Random House The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books In Book's Trial Of U.S. Justice System, Wealth Gap Is Exhibit A April 6, 2014 Journalist Matt Taibbi investigates the differences between punishment for white-collar and blue-collar crimes in The Divide. He also questions beliefs about who is "appropriate for jail." In Book's Trial Of U.S. Justice System, Wealth Gap Is Exhibit A Listen · 5:57 5:57 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/297857886/299913863" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript New In Paperback On Humanity: Its History, Its Marriages, Its Childhoods And Its Terrors October 13, 2011 Jon Stewart and The Daily Show writers sum up humanity while Matt Taibbi weighs in on the financial meltdown, Peter Godwin explores Robert Mugabe's reign of terror, Condoleezza Rice reflects on her Alabama childhood, and Hazel Rowley probes Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt's unconventional marriage. Books You Recommend Freshmen 'Common Reads' September 8, 2011 Over the past few weeks, Talk of the Nation has been asking for the books you think should be required reading for all college freshmen. Here are 10 of your suggestions. Author Interviews 'Griftopia': The Financial Crisis Easily Explained November 6, 2010 Rolling Stone contributing editor Matt Taibbi's columns have been a destination for those trying to understand what happened in the aftermath of the financial meltdown. His new book tries to make the subject even clearer — in the colorful language his readers know well. 'Griftopia': The Financial Crisis Easily Explained Listen · 7:16 7:16 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/131106798/131127891" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript iStockphoto.com Three Books... Three Books For The Contemplative Comic November 3, 2010 When Raymond Khoury reads humor, he wants it to be about something. He recommends three seriously funny reads — about the war in Iraq, the decay of fiction and the questions of science — that address 21st century troubles with razor-sharp wit.