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: The Givers: Wealth, Power and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age
As David Callahan’s book shows, outsized donations give the rich inordinate clout over public policy.
Book review: Gordon Brown: My Life, Our Times
This is a substantial memoir that provides an insight into what Gordon Brown really felt during his time in office, says Matthew Partridge.
Book review: A Diary of the Euro Crisis in Cyprus
Former Cypriot central bank boss Panicos Demetriades reexamines the eurozone crisis in his country.
Book review: Richard Nixon The Life
John A Farrell’s book reveals that in fact Nixon was the most liberal Republican president.
Book review: Flying High
A few handy pointers from Tony Fernandes on how to build a business empire from scratch.
Book review: The Square and the Tower
Niall Ferguson argues in his new book that they reveal an underlying truth about both society and the economy.
Book review: The Oligarch
An interesting spin on the topical issues of power and inequality in society.
Book review: Big Money Thinks Small
An intelligent book on investing that will benefit the expert and the novice alike, says Matthew Partridge.
Principles could be helpful for investors – but not in the way author Ray Dalio intended.
Uneasy Street is a fascinating study of what it means to be wealthy at the start of the 21st century.