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 Vory
An overview of the Russian mafia that couldn’t be timelier.
Book review: The Great Economists
Linda Yueh presents a solid introduction to the history of economic thought.
Book review: Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World
Joshua Freeman’s book looks at the rise, decline and possible fall of the great institution that is the production line.
Book review: Fair Shot: Rethinking Inequality and How We Earn
A book from a Facebook co-founder proposing a basic income that breaks the mould.
Book review: Quirky
Are geniuses born, made, or just lucky? This book attempts to answer these questions by looking at the innovators, entrepreneurs and inventors who changed our lives.
DVD of the week: McMafia
Crime drama McMafia is a rollicing adventure that makes some good points about the extent to which dirty money has corrupted governments around the world.
Book review: Hired, by James BloodworthIn this discomforting book, Bloodworth goes undercover to explore the world of casual labour.
Book review: Political Tribes, by Amy ChuaPolitics based around tribal identity is not healthy for a country.
Book review: Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life
Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s latest offering explores why you should only listen to those with skin in the game.
Book review: The Edge of Chaos
A controversial look at the problems of democracy.