Published On: Thu, Dec 7th, 2017

Books by Economist writers in 2017

The Wealth of Humans: Work, Power and its Absence in the Twenty-First Century.By Ryan Avent. St Martin’s Press; 288 pages, $ 26.99. Allen Lane; £9.99
The world of work is changing fast—and not as you would expect, by our Free Exchange columnist.

Year of Wonder: Classical Music for Every Day.By Clemency Burton-Hill. Headline Home; 448 pages; £20
Like a regular dose of meditation or mindfulness, a daily encounter with classical music enriches one’s life in all kinds of ways. By a frequent freelance contributor.

How Long Will Israel Survive? The Threat from Within.By Gregg Carlstrom. Oxford University Press; 256 pages; $ 24.95. Hurst; £20
Our new Cairo correspondent counts the cost of acute social tensions in Israel and the occupation of the West Bank.

Game Query: The Mind-Stretching Economist Quiz.Edited by Philip Coggan. With contributions from Geoffrey Carr, Josie Delap, John Prideaux and Simon Wright. Economist Books; 224 pages; £8.99
The first quiz book in our 175-year history, with suggestions from the staff. Edited by our Buttonwood columnist.

The Fate of the West: The Battle to Save the World’s Most Successful Political Idea.By Bill Emmott. Economist Books; 272 pages; $ 28. Profile Books; £20
What the world should do when faced with political instability and economic stress, by a former editor-in-chief.

The Monkman and Seagull Quiz Book.By Eric Monkman and Bobby Seagull. Eyewear Publishing; 312 pages; £12.99
Over 500 questions to test all knowledge, both general and specialised. By a former Marjorie Deane intern and his co-author—rival captains on “University Challenge”, a British television show.

Treasure Palaces: Great Writers Visit Great Museums. Edited by Maggie Fergusson.Economist Books; 221 pages; $ 16.99 and £8.99
An anthology of meditations on museums that have moved great writers, edited by the literary editor of our former lifestyle magazine, Intelligent Life.

Megatech: Technology in 2050.Edited by Daniel Franklin. Economist Books; $ 18.99 and £15
Technology moves fast. Twenty experts identify where it will take us by 2050. Compiled by our executive editor.

District VIII.By Adam Lebor. Head of Zeus; 358 pages; £18.99. To be published in June 2018 in America by Pegasus Books; $ 25.95
A gritty crime thriller, set in Hungary. By a long-standing freelance contributor to our foreign pages.

The Struggle for Catalonia.By Raphael Minder. Hurst; 256 pages; £15.99
How Catalonia differs from Spain—and why. By a regular contributor.

Forgotten Continent: A History of the New Latin America.By Michael Reid. Yale University Press; 440 pages; $ 18 and £12.99
A completely revised and updated edition of a book that was originally published in 2007, by our Bello columnist and former Americas editor.

Superfast Primetime Ultimate Nation: The Relentless Invention of Modern India.By Adam Roberts. PublicAffairs; 336 pages; $ 28. Profile Books; £16.99
How India joined the modern world, by our former Delhi bureau chief who is now Europe business correspondent.

Here Comes Trouble.By Simon Wroe. Weidenfeld & Nicolson; 289 pages; £12.99
A coming-of-age novel set in the secret fictional state of Kyrzbekistan, by a freelance contributor and the author of “Chop Chop”, which was shortlisted for the Costa first novel award in 2014.

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Books by Economist writers in 2017