A sparkling selection of reads for Christmas

Which books should you buy for Christmas? Let well-known names from the worlds of politics, media, culture, the arts and business be your guide

23rd December, 2018

Any work of economic history or analysis written by a former chairman of the US Federal Reserve and a leading writer for the Economist magazine will generate high expectations. The combination of talent and experience in such a writing duo seems so high that disappointment feels inevitable. However, Capitalism in America by Alan Greenspan and Adrian Wooldridge meets the highest of expectations with verve and style. The authors warn the reader that “anyone who regards...

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