For this month's Readers' Review: "Drown" -- the debut collection of short stories by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Junot Diaz. Twenty years ago, Diaz published ten heart-breaking tales about a fragmented family from the Dominican Republic finding their way in 1980s America.
The House of Representatives votes this week on a plan to reduce and eventually abolish estate taxes. A panel explains how the estate tax works today, who is affected by it, and why there is strong support for getting rid of it.
- Lori Nitschke Congressional Quarterly
- Charles Davenport law professor at Rutgers University
- Bruce Bartlett columnist, former Reagan economic policy aide, and Treasury Department appointee under George H.W. Bush. Latest book: "The New American Economy: The Failure of Reaganomics and a New Way Forward."
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