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: Backlash: Saving globalisation from itself
Supporters of an open global economy may have exaggerated the benefits and underplayed the costs.
Book review: Adam Smith: What He Thought and Why It Matters
Conservative MP Jesse Norman attempts to reconcile these two sides of Adam Smith’s philosophy.
Theatre review: £¥€$ (Lies)
Matthew Partridge learns some important investment lessons after taking part in an immersive financial experiment at the Almeida Theatre’s production of Lies.
Book review: Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World
An authoritative study on the causes of the global financial crisis.
Series review: Generation Wealth
Lauren Greenfield’s exploration of the excesses of wealth is worth watching for the dark comedy alone.
Merryn Somerset Webb picks five books for those people who think everything is just awful these days.
The National Theatre’s intelligent and moving production of The Lehman Trilogy should be on everyone’s list of plays to see, says Matthew Partridge.
Book review: The Inside Story of Sir Philip Green, the Collapse of BHS and the Death of the High Street
An unflattering look at the role played by Philip Green in the collapse of BHS.
Book review: The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations
If you are interested in US politics, or simply want to learn about an important American politician who is not Donald Trump, this is the book for you.
Film review: The Post
The Post is an entertaining historical drama that delivers a new and unfamiliar twist on the history of the Vietnam War and the Nixon administration.