Who's Looking Out for You? (Paperback)
From the mega-bestselling author of "The O'Reilly Factor" and "The No Spin Zone," a no-holds-barred expose of the people and institutions who are letting Americans down - and what we should do about it.
Bill O'Reilly is mad as hell - and he's not going to let you take it anymore. In his most powerful and personal book yet, this media powerhouse and unstoppable truth-teller takes on those individuals and institutions in American life who are failing in their duties - big-time. In his inimitable style, mixing wit, pugnacity, and plain common sense, O'Reilly kicks butt and takes (and also names) names - from crooked corporate weasels to venal politicians to lazy and/or politically correct bureaucrats to sexually predatory priests and the Church hierarchy that protects them to a media establishment rife with political bias and economically hooked on violence and smut. At the same time that he calls the famous and powerful to account, he dares to get personal, questioning just how much our closest friends, families, and lovers "do" look out for us, and delivering a powerful message about personal responsibility and self-reliance in an uncertain world. He forces us to ask just how much genuine altruism is left in a society that thrives on self-indulgence and ruthless competition.
"Who's Looking Out for You?" is a book that boldly confronts our worst fears and biggest problems in a post-9/11, post-corporate-meltdown world. Its sage, candid advice on regaining control and trust in these troubled times will resonate with the millions of readers and viewers who have come to believe in Bill O'Reilly as the man who speaks for "them.
About the Author
For more than thirteen years, Bill O'Reilly has presided over "The O'Reilly Factor" on the FOX News Channel, the highest-rated cable news program, frequently topping those offered by broadcast networks. He is a three-time Emmy Award winner as well as the recipient of a Governor's Award from the Boston/New England chapter of the prestigious National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Before becoming executive producer and anchor of "The O'Reilly Factor", he served as a national correspondent for ABC News and as an anchor of the nationally syndicated news magazine program "Inside Edition". He is the author of numerous megabestsellers, including "A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity", a deeply personal memoir that has sold more than one million copies and appeared high on the "New York Times" bestseller list for more than fifty-two weeks, as well as four previous nonfiction works, all of which went to number one on that same list. In addition, "The O'Reilly Factor for Kids" outsold all other children's nonfiction titles in 2005. All in all, more than five million copies of O'Reilly's books are in circulation. He holds master's degrees from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and from Boston University.
“No-nonsense, no-spin advice on the basic matter of succeeding in life.”
—New York Daily News
“An appealing and occasionally moving book. [O’Reilly] emerges here as a feisty . . . defender of the little guy.”
“A self-described regular guy granting good-sense respite from others’ baloney and lies.”
“Surprisingly personal . . . an inspirational guide to life’s most basic quandaries.”