Six contrarian books for Christmas
Merryn Somerset Webb picks six of her favourite contrarian books to help you look clever and perhaps win a few arguments over the Christmas dinner tab…
The money to be made from classic books
If the idea of surrounding yourself with valuable first editions has a certain romantic appeal, here’s where to start.
Sift through the tech IPO flops to find the next Amazon.com
Some big names in tech have floundered since listing. That may be a buying opportunity, says Matthew Lynn.
Coming to terms with Anna Sorokin
My Friend Anna: The true story of the fake heiress of New York CityWilliams is a solid writer who does a good job of explaining how she, and other int…
Book in the news… the inside story of Spain’s tumultuous crisis
After the Fall Crisis, Recovery and the Making of a New SpainA book that goes beyond politics to offer a deeply sympathetic portrayal of a country.
An offbeat take on economics
Review: This Giant Beast That is the Global EconomyA new TV series outfreaks Freakonomics.