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A Kind of Genius

A Kind of Genius

Herb Sturz and Society's Toughest Problems

In A Kind of Genius, Sam Roberts offers a window onto Herb Sturz's extraordinary life's work. Sturz began his long career in social entrepreneurship by reforming the bail system and founding the Vera Institute of Justice. He served as New York City's Deputy Mayor for Criminal Justice under Ed Koch and then as Chairman of the City Planning Commision. He moved on to establish affordable inner-city housing and programs for at-risk individuals. But Sturz has, to date, largely eschewed the public's eye.

Roberts pays tribute to Sturz's inspirational legacy of accomplishment. His initiatives have consistently provided solutions to our most challenging problems. Here, for the first time, his astonishing story is told in full.

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Genre: Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Social Activists

On Sale: March 3rd 2009

Price: $4.99 / $6.99 (CAD)

Page Count: 464

ISBN-13: 9780786727544

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