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.

An American revolutionary takes London by storm

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

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

Five must-read books for your Christmas break

From how to be a better investor to putting the year in perspective, John Stepek picks the five best non-fiction books he’s read this year.

Christmas books for the lefties in your family

Industrialists, capitalists and big business get a hard time in literature. Merryn Somerset Webb aims to change that with some books that show free markets in a good light.

Clegg's plan to stop Brexit

Book review: How to Stop Brexit (And Make Britain Great Again)
Former Lib Dem leader and deputy prime minister Nick Clegg outlines his plan to stop Brexit in its tracks.

Book of the week: Lessons for currency traders

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Book review: Currency Kings
A look at the careers of six trading legends and what they can teach investors today.

A history of the smartphone

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Book review: The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone
There was more to the development of the iPhone than simply Steve Jobs.

Book of the week: No good deed goes unpunished

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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.

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