This is not the end of the book

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Book review of 'This is not the end of the book'. Jean Phillippe de Tonnac, the famous French novelist, facilitates a freewheeling chat between two bibliophiles: Umberto Eco, the late Italian literary maestro and Jean-Claude Carrière, the legendary French writer and academy award honoree.

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The Fall of the House of FIFA

Book review of David Conn's 'The Fall of the House of FIFA'. A damning account of the culture of corruption at FIFA.

Chaos Monkeys – Inside the Silicon Valley Money Machine

Chaos Monkeys is not a book for purists. The narrative is riddled with F-bombs and obscenities fly with horrifying frequency. Martinez drops names and dresses them down with aplomb

Makers and Takers: How Wall Street Destroyed Main Street

Nine years have gone by since the financial crisis of 2008 but its spectre still looms large over the world. The US government's half-baked approach to plug the systemic loopholes didn't make post-crisis era any better. The Dodd-Frank reforms did raise a few barriers, but they were not high enough to hold the financial wizards … Continue reading Makers and Takers: How Wall Street Destroyed Main Street

No Place to Hide

“I want to spark a worldwide debate about privacy, Internet freedom and the dangers of state surveillance. I am not afraid of what will happen to me…The only thing I can’t live with is knowing I did nothing.” - Edward Snowden Glenn Greenwald's 'No Place to Hide' is as audacious a book as it is nerve-racking. … Continue reading No Place to Hide

The Power of Broke

When your back is against the wall, when you are knee deep in sh**, you become twice as more inventive and it is in those times, you think of ingenious ways to dig yourself out of the hole. That's the Power of Broke