John D. Rockefeller is someone I’ve wanted to read about for a long time. He retains a larger than life presence even though it’s been over 80 years since his passing. I suspect it has something to do with the sheer wealth Rockefeller accumulated during his time. In today’s dollars, Rockefeller’s wealth would have surpassed that of Bill Gates’ and Warren Buffett’s combined!
I’m not sure why I chose this book, specifically. There is plenty of information available on Rockefeller via various websites, YouTube and other sources. Given how polarizing this subject is, however, I felt like I needed a comprehensive resource to make up my own mind. Continue reading “Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. by Ron Chernow – Book Review”