Ronald Reagan’s favorite president is unveiled with artful brilliance by one who has studied him well. Amity Shlaes’ very readable biography is now the the best resource to introduce students to the life and presidency of the quiet Calvinist from Plymouth Notch, Vermont. “Silent Cal’s” achievements in governance—and most particularly in economics—are needed to be given exclamation marks from the pen of this F.A. Hayek scholar from the George W. Bush Presidential Center now more than ever. Let Cal be silent no more!