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Adam Smith
Adam Smith Jesse Norman
A brilliant account of the life, thought and continuing importance of the world's greatest economist.
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Asia's Reckoning: The Struggle for Global Dominance
Asia's Reckoning: The Struggle for Global Dominance Richard McGregor
The dramatic story of the relationship between the world's three largest economies, one that is shaping the future of us all, by one of the foremost experts on east Asia.
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Big Capital
Big Capital Anna Minton
Revealing exactly what is causing London's housing crisis - and what can be done.
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Boomerang Michael Lewis
Michael Lewis's brilliant tragi-comic romp across Europe shows how the financial crisis is about to hit everyone in the face.
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Breakout Nations
Breakout Nations Ruchir Sharma
In this bestselling critique of conventional wisdom, writer and Morgan Stanley investor Ruchir Sharma draws on two decades spent touring the globe to offer insights into the world's most interesting emerging markets.
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Bullshit Jobs
Bullshit Jobs David Graeber
Huge swathes of people spend their days performing tasks they secretly believe are not really necessary. This book shows why, and what we can do about it.
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Capitalism in America
Capitalism in America Alan Greenspan, Adrian Wooldridge
The story of America's evolution from a small patchwork of colonies to an unsurpassed engine of wealth and innovation.
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China's Silent Army
China's Silent Army Heriberto Araújo, Juan Pablo Cardenal
How rapidly is China spreading its influence around the world? In China's Silent Army two Beijing-based journalists have travelled the globe to meet the many ordinary Chinese people who, through hard work, ingenuity or ruthlessness, often in terrible conditions, are remaking the developing world.
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Civilization Niall Ferguson
How the West's six 'killer apps' transformed the history of the world.
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Clear Bright Future
Clear Bright Future Paul Mason
Has capitalism stripped us of our common humanity? In an age of fragmented identities and authoritarianism, award-winning journalist Paul Mason calls for a new humanism.
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Crashed Adam Tooze
The definitive story of the Great Financial Crisis and how it continues to haunt our lives.
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Democracy on the Road
Democracy on the Road Ruchir Sharma
The international bestselling author of Breakout Nations and The Rise and Fall of Nations chronicles two decades of engagement with democracy in India, in anticipation of the country's next major election.
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Eating Animals
Eating Animals Jonathan Safran Foer
Jonathan Safran Foer's Eating Animals is the most original book on the subject of food written this century. It will change the way you think, and change the way you eat. For good.
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Economics: The User's Guide: A Pelican Introduction
Economics: The User's Guide: A Pelican Introduction Ha-Joon Chang
A Pelican introduction to economics that shows why we need not - indeed shouldnot - leave it to the experts alone.
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Empire Of Cotton
Empire Of Cotton Sven Beckert
Cotton has created vast empires, powered the industrial revolution, generated huge wealth - and unimaginable suffering. As Sven Beckert's gripping history shows, this humble product is at the heart of global capitalism, and its story is the story of how the modern world emerged. 
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Empire Of Things
Empire Of Things Frank Trentmann
The epic history of consumption, and the goods that have transformed our lives over the past 600 years.
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