Books: Pages for the ages

As the year draws to a close, a selection of well known figures from the world of arts, politics, media, business and entertainment, as well as *Sunday Business Post* journalists, reveal their favourite books of 2013.

22nd December, 2013

Joan Burton, Minister for Social Protection

If you asked me this question most years, it would be an economic or political book that would have made the greatest impression on me. Last year, for example, I was recommending Joseph Stiglitz's book, The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future. It focuses on the huge disparities between rich and poor in the US. But this year, it's a novel that I enjoyed most,...

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