Ten Books to Tell You What’s Really Going On
THE season’s ranking of political bestsellers illuminates some of the western world’s deeper fears. History’s colonial overhang, the perils of globalisation, America’s chronic financial incontinence, modern morality, hyper-judgmental Christians, hypocritical liberals and angry British envoys who wear red socks. Everything but the kitchen sink, really.
2. EMPIRE OF DEBT: THE RISE OF AN EPIC FINANCIAL CRISIS. By Bill Bonner and Addison Wiggin. JOHN WILEY; 370 PAGES; $18.45 AND GBP11.89
How deficit spending, gluttonous consumption and military adventurism, they say, will bring America to its knees. By the duo who brought you Financial Reckoning Day.