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Year End Specials: The business books of 2017 worth reading

Fair warning: These books are not beach reads, but they do make significant contributions to the fields they cover

Andrew Ross Sorkin | NYT 

This year has been a big one for business news. But if you have some time during this holiday week to step back from the information onslaught, there are a handful of truly eye-opening business books that are worth your attention. As I do every year, I pored over dozens of books to identify several gems. Walter Scheidel’s The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality From the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century is a smartly argued book. As you may be able to tell from the title, Scheidel makes the case that throughout history, inequality has led only to terrible ...

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First Published: Fri, December 29 2017. 22:54 IST