MoneyWeek's film theatre and book reviews – A look at some of the best financial books on the shelves at the moment, plus film and theatre reviews.
Book review: Crash, Bang, Wallop: The Inside Story of London’s Big Bang and a Financial Revolution that Changed the World
A zippy historical narrative that celebrates the cultural and financial change that transpired in 1980s Britain.
Book review: Trump Revealed: An American Journey of Ambition, Ego, Money and Power
Trump Revealed is a cut above the standard political biography, but the full exposé is yet to be written, says Matthew Partridge.
Book review: A Banquet of Consequences
Satyajit Das is more provocative than other writers who have attempted to diagnose what is wrong with the recovery, says Matthew Partridge.
Book review: Speaking Out: Lessons in Life and Politics
Ed Balls’ memoirs contain some background on Britain’s decision to abandon joining the euro, says Matthew Partridge.
Theatre review: The Alchemist by Ben Jonson
Despite a smattering of baffling 17th-century slang, the RSC’s production of Ben Jonson’s The Alchemist is an enjoyable, high-energy comedy, says Matthew Partridge.
Theatre review: The Invisible Hand
The final twist is genuinely shocking in this unusually intelligent drama, says Matthew Partridge.
This is the book that no investor should be without, says Matthew Partridge.
An original approach to both value investing and diversification, and brings a new perspective to some familiar topics.
The Defensive Value Investor
An accessible and engaging guide for any stock-picking private investor, says Matthew Partridge.
Book review: Postcapitalism: A Guide To Our Future by Paul Mason
A thought-provoking work on capitalism, whether you agree with him or not, says Stuart Watkins.