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  1. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Stephen J. Dubner

    £2.59

    What do estate agents and the Ku Klux Klan have in common? Why do drug dealers live with their mothers? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How can your name affect how well you do in life? This title shows you a totally new way of seeing the world. Learn More
  2. Flash Boys by Michael Lewis

    £3.99

    Tells the story of the multi-millionaires and whizz kids who scammed the banking system in the blink of an eye - and the whistle blowers who tried to stop them. Learn More
  3. Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance by Steven D. Levitt

    £2.59

    What's a sure-fire way to catch a terrorist? Are people hard-wired for altruism or selfishness? Which cancer does chemotherapy work best for? Why is combating global warming easier than we think? In this title, the authors uncovers hidden truths about our world, from terrorism to shark attacks, cable TV to hurricanes. Learn More
  4. The Undercover Economist by Tim Harford

    £2.59

    A brilliant and eye-opening explanation of the economics of everyday life - Britain's answer to FREAKONOMICS Learn More
  5. The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein

    £7.29

    Exposing these global profiteers, the author discovered information and connections that shocked even her about how comprehensively the shock doctors' beliefs now dominate our world - and how this domination has been achieved. Learn More
  6. 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism by Ha-Joon Chang

    £3.99

    Turns received economic wisdom on its head to show you how the world really works. In this book, the author destroys the biggest myths of our times and shows us an alternative view of the world, including: there's no such thing as a 'free' market Globalization isn't making the world richer; poor countries are more entrepreneurial than rich ones. Learn More
  7. The End of Alchemy: Banking, the Global Economy and the Future of Money by Mervyn King

    £22.49

    The former Governor of the Bank of England argues for fundamental changes to the financial system in order to reduce the risk of a new crisis. Learn More
  8. The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can be Done About it by Paul Collier

    £6.29

    The Bottom Billion is an elegant and impassioned synthesis from one of the world's leading experts on Africa and poverty. It was hailed as "the best non-fiction book so far this year" by Nicholas Kristoff of The New York Times. Learn More
  9. The Wealth of Nations: Books I-III by Adam Smith

    £2.99

    Gives a comprehensive treatment of political economy. Originally delivered in the form of lectures at Glasgow, this book's includes the author's assessment of the mercantile system, his advocacy of the freedom of commerce and industry, and his famous prophecy that "America will be one of the foremost nations of the world". Learn More
  10. Boomerang: The Meltdown Tour by Michael Lewis

    £6.29

    Europe is in serious financial chaos. In Greece, infrastructure costs mean it would be cheaper to transport all Greek rail passengers by taxi. In Iceland, Range Rovers frequently explode as owners collect the insurance to pay for them. The author deals with the subject of how the financial meltdown hit us all in the face. Learn More

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