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The New Elite: Inside the Minds of The Truly Wealthy

By Jim Taylor, Doug Harrison and Stephen Kraus Amacom; 245 pages

Countless books tell you how you can get filthy rich and join the wealthiest 1% of the U.S. population. But less energy has been expended on assessing the attitudes of that fortunate demographic. The three market researchers behind this book are seeing The Millionaire Next Door and raising it $4 million. By interviewing 6,000 people with liquid assets of at least $5 million, they have written a comprehensive book that statistically defines this well-heeled group. You might not be one...

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