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.
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.
If you’re a trader, then Crowd Money is a book that you should definitely read, says Matthew Partridge.
The Art of Execution: How the world’s best investors get it wrong and still make millions by Lee Freeman-Shor
The Art of Execution
An easy read with sensible conclusions, says Cris Sholto Heaton. It’s just a shame there isn’t more of it.
Book review: Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel
Narconomics by Tom Wainwright is a pithy and engaging argument on drug law reform.
Book review: The End of Alchemy
Former Bank of England boss Mervyn King’s The End of Alchemy certainly provides plenty of food for thought, says Matthew Partridge.