MoneyWeek's book reviews – A look at some of the best financial books on the shelves at the moment
Book review: Straight to Hell
A tale of bankers behaving badly lacking the class of its predecessors, says Matthew Partridge.
Film review: Steve Jobs
Danny Boyle’s biopic of the late founder of Apple, Steve Jobs, delivers on a grand scale, says Matthew Partridge.
Book review: Swimming with Sharks: My Journey into the World of the Bankers
Joris Luyendijk’s behind the scenes take on life in the City is worth reading for its unique perspective, says Matthew Partridge.
Book review: Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future
Martin Ford’s solution to the threat posed to jobs by robots is logical, but flawed, says Matthew Partridge.
Book review: The Global Minotaur: America, Europe and the Future of the Global Economy
Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis’ book, “The Global Minotaur”, underestimates capitalism’s resilience, says Matthew Partridge.
Book review: Mission: How the Best in Business Break Through
An engaging, highly readable business book, full of provocative suggestions, particularly for entrepreneurial types.
Book review: More Human, by Steve Hilton
Steve Hilton’s “More Human”, about how the world has become dehumanised, is on the right lines, says Dominic Frisby. But it doesn’t go far enough.
Merryn Somerset Webb looks at some of her favourite summer reading this year, including Andrew McNally’s excellent ‘Debtonator’.
Book review: Blair Inc: The Man Behind the Mask
is an interesting, if slightly coloured glimpse into Blair’s life after politics, says Matthew Partridge.
Book review: The Escape from Balance Sheet Recession and the QE Trap
Richard Koo’s idea of a ‘debt trauma’ may be a valid concern. But his fears may be overblown in his new book, says Hector Reid.