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.


Preaching to the converted

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Book review: Dawn of the New Everything: A Journey Through Virtual Reality
Jaron Lanier takes an optimistic look at virtual reality with this new book.

Book of the week: Analysing Buffett's deals

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Book review: The Deals of Warren Buffett: Volume 1, the first $100m
Few writers have attempted to analyse Warren Buffett’s major deals and investments. This book fills the gap.

A must-have for dinner parties

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Book review: Harriman’s New Book of Investing Rules
If you’re looking for a single book that can give you the uncanny ability to quote dozens of famous investors, this book is for you.

How to be more like Trump

Cover of Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don’t Matter By Scott Adams

Book review: Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don’t Matter
Scott Adams does a surprisingly good job of explaining his theories, some of which are more than a little eccentric.

Book of the week: A world without cash

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Book review: The War Against Cash
A decidedly sceptical view of a cashless society.

Trump's fury at new book

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Book review: Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House
A fun read and an exposé that has already played a part in shaping what happens next.

An American revolutionary takes London by storm

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Everyone’s talking about Hamilton, the musical that has finally arrived in the capital. But should you believe the hype?

We’re all euro-sceptics now

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Book review: Clean Brexit
A coherent if optimistic take on what drove voters to vote for Brexit.

Five of the best books of 2017

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Matthew Partridge lists his five favourite books of the year to relax with over Christmas.

Young Marx: a flawed farce, but one that’s definitely worth seeing

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Matthew Partridge reviews Young Marx, a comedy about one of the most influential and destructive economists of the nineteenth century.

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