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Book Reviews: The Shifts and the Shocks by Martin Wolf and A Strange Business by James Hamilton

Book Reviews: The Shifts and the Shocks by Martin Wolf and A Strange Business by James Hamilton

Christopher Silvester on a stimulating take on the financial crisis and Mark Le Fanu on an ambitious attempt to dissect the 19th century’s art business

Book Review: Jet Set by William Stadiem

Book Review: Jet Set by William Stadiem

Peter York on the re-visitation of aviation's glamorous heyday

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Book Review: Any Other Business by Martin Vander Weyer

Book Review: Any Other Business by Martin Vander Weyer

Christopher Silvester delves into Martin Vander Weyer's collected writings from the city, the Spectator and beyond

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Book review: War and Gold by Kwasi Kwarteng

Book review: War and Gold by Kwasi Kwarteng

Christopher Silvester enjoys an original perspective on economic history

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Book review: Zeppelin Nights by Jerry White

Book review: Zeppelin Nights by Jerry White

Mark Le Fanu reads up on the forgotten aerial bombardment of London

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Stanley Johnson on journeying to the Arctic and finding Boris' first literary efforts

Stanley Johnson on journeying to the Arctic and finding Boris' first literary efforts

Stanley Johnson, whose second volume of memoir is out now, covers caribou, book launches and the star turns of his children in the Spear's Diary

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Book Review: The Firm by Duff McDonald

Book Review: The Firm by Duff McDonald

Peter York on a thorough demolition of consulting behemoth McKinsey

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7 bizarre financial phrases explained

7 bizarre financial phrases explained

From ‘Dead Cat Bounce’ to the ‘Eddie Murphy Rule’, a new book by John Lanchester aims to demystify the language of finance.

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Author Alex Preston on the launch of In Love and War, late night dancing in Paris and Puglian feasts

Author Alex Preston on the launch of In Love and War, late night dancing in Paris and Puglian feasts

Alex Preston is the award-winning author of three novels: this bleeding city, the revelations and In Love and War, out now

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Lavish new Letterpress Shakespeare editions are bound to please HNWs

Lavish new Letterpress Shakespeare editions are bound to please HNWs

The Letterpress Shakespeare Project republished all the plays and poems in super-posh hand-bound, hand-marbled, hand-printed editions. It's not a scholarly edition, it's a reader's edition - a very wealthy reader with copious shelf-space, says Sam Leith

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