The rich provide an endless stream of material for writers. Maybe it's because their highs are so high and their lows so low. Maybe it's because they always seem to disappoint us in some way. Or maybe it's because we, as readers, are just fascinated with them. Maybe we even want to be them.
In this month's list of our Top 10 Best Books of the Month, we included Jonathan Dee's The Locals, which Sarah Smith, Amazon Editorial Director of Print and Kindle, described in her Best of the Month review: "After 9/11, a wealthy New York financier moves in, and in short order becomes the town’s First Selectman, eschewing a salary, repealing taxes, and behaving, in both popular and unpopular ways, like the prince of a blue-collar fiefdom."
That got me thinking about books about rich people. Love 'em or hate 'em, here's a list that's probably got a book that's right for you:
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