Tucson Festival of Books

The Evolution of Free Enterprise


American entrepreneurs and innovators are reshaping how we interact with each other and the way we do business. In this session, our authors will trace the historical rise of the free marketplace and how it works today ... for better and sometimes worse.


Panelists
Erik Conway

Erik Conway is a historian of science and technology and works for the California Institute of Technology. He is the author of seven books and dozens of articles and essays. His new book is "The Big Myth....

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Mike Evans

Mike Evans founded GrubHub in his spare bedroom and grew it into the multi-billion-dollar online food delivery colossus that is a household name. Since leaving GrubHub, he founded Fixer.com, an on-demand handyperson service focused on social impact....

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Books:
Hangry
A Startup Journey
Mike Evans
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Grand Central Publishing
January 2022
ISBN 9780306925535
272 pages

The Big Myth
How American Business Taught Us to Loathe Government and Love the Free Market
Erik Conway
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Bloomsbury USA
February 2023
ISBN 9781635573572
576 pages