Amity Ruth Shales ( born September 10, 1960) is a conservative American author and newspaper and magazine columnist. Shales writes about politics and economics from a classical liberal perspective. Shales has authored five books, including three New York Times Bestsellers. She currently chairs the board of trustees of the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation and serves as a Presidential Scholar at The King’s College in New York City. She is a recipient of the Bastiat Prize.
Books in order of publication:
|Germany: The Empire Within||1991|
|The Greedy Hand: How Taxes Drive Americans Crazy and What to Do About It||1999|
|The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression||2007|
|Great Society: A New History||2018|
|The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge: Expanded and Annotated Edition||2021|