Book, film and theatre reviews

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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.


A dismissive take on immigration

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Book review: Strange Death of Europe
A relentlessly negative look at the danger posed to Europe by immigration.

Book of the week: A portrait of a cynical politician

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Book review: Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign
A damning account of Hillary Clinton’s failed presidential campaign.

Yanis Varoufakis' side of the story

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Book review: Adults in the Room
The former Greek finance minister’s blow-by-blow account is a fascinating must-read.

Book review: Killers of the Flower Moon

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Book review: Killers of the Flower Moon, by David Grann
The fate of one family, in which dozens of members were murdered in a long series of crimes as part of a plot to steal their fortune.

Book review: Adaptive Markets

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Book review: Adaptive Markets, by Andrew Lo
Lo attempts to show how both rationality and irrationality exist in financial markets at the same time.

Book review: How Money Got Free

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Book review: How Money Got Free, by Brian Patrick Eha
A topical look at the evolution of the digital currency.

A cutesy guide to investing

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Book review: Little Wins, The Huge Power Of Thinking Like A Toddler
A book to skim through and pick up a few ideas on investing.

The dark side of the internet revolution

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Book review: Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google, And Amazon Cornered Culture And Undermined Democracy
Taplin makes an effective argument to rein in the oligarchic dreams of a few billionaires.

Populist challengers are as bad as the elite

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Book review: Rebel: How To Overthrow The Emerging Oligarchy
Heady but standard libertarian fare from Douglas Carswell, says Matthew Partridge.

Is Trump as bad as Hitler?

On Tyranny Twenty Lessons From The Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder

Book review: On tyranny
If more people followed Snyder’s injunctions, the world would be a better place.

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