Book notes, June 9, 2013
Author compares U.S., Switzerland
Werner Neff, author of “The United States — An Old Fashioned Country? A European immigrant’s impression of his new home country,” will sign copies of his book from 2–4 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road.
In his book, Neff “compares U.S. and Swiss social structures, social security, pension plans and health insurance. He reveals in detail the mandatory retirement system and mandatory health care system in Switzerland,” according to a news release about the book.