Write Off The Review, Maybe Not The Book

I am glad I read Bankruptcy 1995 before reading Howard Gleckman's review of the book, "Deficit apocalypse now! (Says Figgie)" (Books, Jan. 11). His review might have discouraged me from reading the book. My reaction to this book was very favorable, and I would highly recommend it to your readers because it provides a very clear and comprehensive understanding of the deficit. Apparently, Gleckman's sensibilities were offended by the book's title and use of dramatic license to emphasize the seriousness of the deficit. Your readers will distinguish between form and content. They will find the meat of the book--i.e., the statistics and charts--to be very informative and compelling.

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