Daily Archives: June 10, 2010

One hundred new books in 2009

Last year, I set myself a challenge to read one new book per week – the challenge was in not doing overly much re-reading, rather than the quantity of books read. I managed just over 100, as listed on the … Continue reading

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‘The Ascent of Money’ – Niall Ferguson

Trying to make sense of the current global financial meltdown is not easy, but Niall Ferguson’s very accessible and readable history of money (and its derivatives, such as bonds, insurance and banking) is a good place to start. The book … Continue reading

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