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Books
What it really means to be a political animal
Jason Weeden and Robert Kurzban’s ‘Hidden Agenda of the Political Mind’ probes voter self-interest
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 12:43:24 GMT

Books
The Mideast’s vanishing religious variety
Gerard Russell’s ‘Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms’ explores an Aladdin’s Cave of bygone faiths
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 16:49:01 GMT

Books
Best books of 2014
The FT’s books editor reflects on the literary year
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:03:13 GMT

Books
A riposte to pursuit of short-term gain
Lawrence Cunningham’s ‘Berkshire Beyond Buffett’ outlines an orphanage for the corporate homeless
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 11:48:00 GMT

Business Books
Books that illuminate a turbulent decade
Learning from ten years of award-winning business titles
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:01:21 GMT

Books
Piketty wins Business Book of the Year
‘Capital in the 21st century’ has provoked a fierce debate over inequality
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 22:00:29 GMT

Books
The party and politics of popular protest
Jessica Chen Weiss’s ‘Powerful Patriots’ is an invaluable record of China’s diplomatic storms
Sun, 02 Nov 2014 14:23:33 GMT

Books
A vivid account of vitriol more than substance
In ‘My Story’, Australia’s first woman prime minister portrays the highs and lows of national politics
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 20:38:12 GMT

Business Books
Shortlist unveiled for FT book of the year
Two bestsellers – Capital in the Twenty-First Century, by Thomas Piketty, and Nick Davies’s Hack Attack – make the shortlist, announced in New York
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:38:28 GMT

Books
British writers dominate Man Booker shortlist
Six novelists in the running for £50,000 literary prize, opened up to international writers for the first time, include Howard Jacobson and Ali Smith
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 12:46:29 GMT

Books
Privatisation and Britain’s public squalor
A polemic against selling off state companies argues vividly that nationalised businesses do a better job but is short on solutions
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 11:26:54 GMT

Books
‘Factory Man’ by Beth Macy
When Chinese competition threatened to put a manufacturing industry out of business, one man refused to accept defeat
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 17:39:04 GMT

Business Books
Review: Sons of Wichita by Daniel Schulman
This surprisingly successful biography tells the story of the rich and secretive Koch brothers, one of America’s most powerful rightwing dynasties
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:10:45 GMT

Business Books
Review: Myth-Busting China’s Numbers
An informative primer on murky Chinese data that will help the unwary to understand and use the country’s bewildering statistics
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:40:07 GMT

Business Books
Review: A Social Strategy
A study of the businesses that are getting social media right, because their stra­tegies ad­dress an unmet need
Wed, 04 Jun 2014 14:42:09 GMT

Business Books
‘The Glass Closet’, by Lord Browne
The former BP chief writes a brave and practical examination of why so many gay people feel they cannot be open about their sexuality at work
Wed, 28 May 2014 16:08:01 GMT

Business Books
The Korean Wave, by Yasue Kuwahara
Yasue Kuwahara has put together a collection of writings that attempts to explain the cultural phenomenon emanating from Seoul
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:44:54 GMT

Books
Alice Munro wins Nobel literature prize
Canadian writer known for exploring big themes in the small-town settings of southwestern Ontario was lauded as master of the short story
Thu, 10 Oct 2013 16:26:25 GMT



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Bookshelf
Bill Nye the Darwin Guy
The debate over evolution has energized American religion: Ken Ham’s ministry raised $27 million to build the Creation Museum.
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:05:47 EST

Bookshelf
Inside the Beltway
If someone is referred to as ‘brilliant,’ the person probably had a long lunch with the author. Those who didn’t get creamed or ignored.
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:59:17 EST

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The Sinister Hiss
The author’s father, a successful engineer, hid microfilm of his patents in his underwear in a desperate attempt to save his life’s work.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:39:15 EST

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Book Review: ‘The South China Sea’ by Bill Hayton
Bill Hayton excels in distilling the complexity and absurdity of the South China Sea disputes into a manageable narrative.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:57:00 EST

Bookshelf
Hypocrisy Rules
As ‘rights’ proliferate, they can conflict. Is it better to dedicate resources to girls’ education or preventing police from torturing prisoners?
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:40:36 EST

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A Wake-Up Call for Americans
After giving a speech at West Point, the CEO of Starbucks realized how little he knew about the men and women protecting his freedom.
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:55:45 EST

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Waltzing in Vienna
A ‘people’s festival’ with a circus culminated in a feast for injured veterans during which various monarchs toasted the soldiers.
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 19:14:39 EST

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Who Read What in 2014
We asked 50 of our friends—from Lena Dunham to Paul Ryan—to name their favorite books of 2014.
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 18:14:43 EST

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A Shakespearean Songbook
A monumental work of scholarship catalogs all of Schubert’s 700 songs—and explains why he was called Mushroom.
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:32:08 EST

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Sino Sci-Fi
The champion of the Chinese sci-fi world offers a version of “War of the Worlds” for the 21st century.
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:20:00 EST

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Something for Every Foodie
From latkes to Cronuts to cabbage with cashew-ginger sauce—fodder for seasonal rituals old and new.
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:19:17 EST

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Home Away From Home
As Georgian styles were transferred to Calcutta and Cape Town, the far corners of the British world looked more and more alike.
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:54:54 EST

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The Wisdom of Peter Drucker
Drucker believed charisma was overrated: The architects of victory in World War II, Marshall and Eisenhower, were ‘deadly dull,’ he noted.
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 22:37:00 EST

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The Doughboys in Their Own Words
When the soldiers came home, four states sent them questionnaires. War was hell, they said, but they were proud of what they’d done.
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 20:56:22 EST

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The Green-Eyed Monster
Jealousy deepens the relationship between our most heated passions and the individuals we value, goading us to pursue or protect them.
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 19:02:46 EST

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Putin's Surreal New Russia
Moscow looks a lot like the West: There are skinny jeans, wine bars and holidays abroad. But it’s all a fragile performance.
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 19:02:22 EST

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The Most Influential Book in Indian History
Mahatma Gandhi kept a copy by his side and read it every day. Narendra Modi gives it out as a gift on his trip abroad.
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 13:00:32 EST

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Lessons for Jerry Brown
Globalization and geography—not low taxes and small government—are what’s driving Texas’s job growth, according to the author.
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 19:11:40 EST

Bookshelf
The Coming Hobbesian World
The North American shale energy boom raises the question of whether it is worthwhile for the U.S. to continue to protect everyone’s trade.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 19:31:53 EST

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Comrades in Arms
When the Germans ceded the Polish city of Brest to the Russians, the Communists and the Nazis held a joint military march in 1939.
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 21:47:46 EST

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Marco Polo’s Visit to Alaska
Was he guided around the Bering Strait by a grizzled Syrian sea dog?
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:06:00 EST

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An Ungraspable Past
Patrick Modiano’s body of work is shaded by the occupation of Paris during World War II, the disappearances and deportations.
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:58:26 EST

Books
Belfast: New Hotbed of Crime Fiction
Stuart Neville, Adrian McKinty and others including Lee Child are finding an ideal setting in Northern Ireland in the post-Troubles era.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:04:27 EDT

Books
Ruth Rendell Readies Her 65th Novel
Ruth Rendell has been publishing books for 50 years, but the 84-year-old writer, whose latest novel, ‘The Girl Next Door,’ comes out in the U.S. on Tuesday, can’t imagine herself retiring.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:37:53 EDT

Books
Margaret Atwood Chooses 'A Wizard of Earthsea'
Speculative-fiction wizard Margaret Atwood proposes Ursula K. Le Guin’s ‘A Wizard of Earthsea’ for the WSJ Book Club.
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:50:59 EDT

Books
Meryle Secrest, the Myth-Busting Biographer of the Art World
Meryle Secrest, whose latest book winnows fact from fiction in the legend of Italian fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli, reveals why she annoys history-twisting relatives of her subjects.
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:12:28 EDT

Books
Deon Meyer's 'Cobra' Is a Crime Novel, Cape Town Is the Star
South African author Deon Meyer's new novel, 'Cobra,' revels in cops and killers as well as Cape Town's colorful multiracial 'township slang.'
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:05:00 EDT

Books
Writer Marlon James Reimagines a Watershed in Jamaica
Jamaican writer Marlon James is drawing rave reviews for his novel, 'A Brief History of Seven Killings.' The book is a fictional, kaleidoscopic take on the 1976 assassination attempt on reggae star Bob Marley and its aftermath.
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:30:30 EDT

Books
Colm Tóibín Explores His Irish Hometown in 'Nora Webster'
In an interview, Colm Tóibín talks about writing, California and failing at poetry.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:37:33 EDT

Books
Historical Novelist Hilary Mantel Turns to Modern Material
Hilary Mantel, author of two Man Booker prizewinning fictions about Thomas Cromwell—an adviser to Henry VIII—turns her keen focus to contemporary fiction with a collection of short stories.
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 23:38:37 EDT

Bookshelf
The Minority Report
Earl Warren used to interrupt lawyers focused on legal particulars with questions like: 'Yes, yes, yes, but is it . . . right? Is it good?'
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:44:54 EDT

Books
Lahr Biography Conjures Up Tennessee Williams
John Lahr spent 12 years writing a biography of Tennessee Williams; in an interview, he talks about writing biographies and the one time he met the playwright.
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:50:14 EDT

Bookshelf
Tortured and Triumphant
Tennessee Williams's unparalleled run of masterpieces stood American theater on its head
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:18:03 EDT

Bookshelf
How to Pass the Marshmallow Test
To resist the tempting treat, kids looked away, squirmed, sang or simply pretended to take a bite.
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:06:54 EDT

Bookshelf
Don't Try This at Home
Physics can be fun—when you're trying to build a jetpack using downward-firing machine guns.
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:04:34 EDT

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Tom Perkins on America's Billionaires
In more socialized countries, charitable giving from the wealthy is virtually unknown: Why give when the government provides?
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:59:54 EDT

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The Three Men Behind the Drone Revolution
Red tape at the Pentagon prevented the development of a drone that could have helped avert the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:16:12 EDT



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Books-and-arts
Art in Africa: Spirituality and contemporary African art
Whereas contemporary artists in Europe
Wed, 17 December 2014 14:11:26 GMT

Books-and-arts
The Roman Catholic church: Chronicle of a papacy foretold
The Great Reformer: Francis an
Wed, 17 December 2014 14:11:26 GMT

Books-and-arts
Minority religions in the Middle East: Not just the faiths of Abraham
A wave from God
Wed, 17 December 2014 14:11:26 GMT

Books-and-arts
The dark side of religion: Trouble and strife
Fields of Blood: Religion and
Wed, 17 December 2014 14:11:26 GMT

Books-and-arts
England: A once and future realm
The English and Their His
Thu, 11 December 2014 14:15:01 GMT

Books-and-arts
Intellectual property: A clash of two copyrights
The Copyright Wars: T
Thu, 11 December 2014 14:15:01 GMT

Books-and-arts
Chefs: Kitchen bwana
Say cheese
Thu, 11 December 2014 14:15:01 GMT

Books-and-arts
Cyber-warfare: Turning worm
Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World’s First Digital Weapon. By Kim Zetter. Crown; 433 pages; $25 and £20. Buy from
Thu, 11 December 2014 14:15:01 GMT

Books-and-arts
American photography: Past prints
Dressing up di
Thu, 11 December 2014 14:15:01 GMT

Books-and-arts
Culinary analysis: Tasty talk
The Language of Food. By Dan Jurafsky. W.W. Norton; 272 pages; $26.95 and £17.99. Buy from Amazon.com,
Thu, 11 December 2014 14:15:01 GMT

Books-and-arts
Books by Economist writers in 2014: What we wrote…
Gutenberg’s Apprentic
Thu, 04 December 2014 13:34:37 GMT

Books-and-arts
Books of the Year: Page turners
Politics and current affairs
Thu, 04 December 2014 13:34:37 GMT

Books-and-arts
American politics: The odd couple
The Professor and the President: Daniel Patrick Moynihan in the Nixon White House. By Stephen Hess. Brookings Institution Press; 172 pages; $24. Buy from
Thu, 27 November 2014 13:05:18 GMT

Books-and-arts
French history: Spring uprising
Massacre: The Life and De
Thu, 27 November 2014 13:05:18 GMT

Books-and-arts
Indian politics: Witness to a landslide
The eyes have
Thu, 27 November 2014 13:05:18 GMT

Books-and-arts
Harvard Art Museums: Town and gown
Letting in the
Thu, 27 November 2014 13:05:18 GMT

Books-and-arts
Wonder Woman: A bird, but not a plane
The Secret History of
Thu, 27 November 2014 13:05:18 GMT

Books-and-arts
Patrick Modiano: French letters
Suspended Sentences: Three Novellas. By Patrick Modiano. Translated by Mark Polizzotti. Yale University Press; 232 pages; $16 and £12.99. Buy from
Thu, 27 November 2014 13:05:18 GMT

Books-and-arts
Quantum biology: Nature, the physicist
Making sense o
Thu, 20 November 2014 13:38:13 GMT

Books-and-arts
Children’s literature: Moomins’ magic maker
Political animals
Thu, 20 November 2014 13:38:13 GMT

Books-and-arts
English family life: Busy people
Common People: The History of an English Family. By Alison Light. Fig Tree; 322 pages; £20. Buy from Amazon.com
Thu, 20 November 2014 13:38:13 GMT

Books-and-arts
Russia: Band of brothers
Putin’s Kleptocracy: Who
Thu, 20 November 2014 13:38:13 GMT

Books-and-arts
Collecting modernism: Reconsidering
INK is indelible; once printe
Thu, 20 November 2014 13:38:13 GMT

Books-and-arts
German history: Reformed character
Reluctant Meister: How Germany’s Past is Shaping its European Future. By Stephen Green. Haus Publishing; 338 pages; $29.95 and £25. Buy from
Thu, 20 November 2014 13:38:13 GMT

Books-and-arts
European history: Reactionary days
Phantom Terror: The Threa
Thu, 13 November 2014 15:47:40 GMT

Books-and-arts
Correction
In our review of “The Cambridge History of Capitalism” (“A grand tour”, Novem
Thu, 13 November 2014 15:47:40 GMT

Books-and-arts
Fairy tales: Enchanted, I’m sure
Once Upon a Time: A S
Thu, 13 November 2014 15:47:40 GMT

Books-and-arts
Cambodia: Miracle or mirage?
Hun Sen’s Cambodia. By Sebastian Strangio. Yale University Press; 322 pages; $37.50 and £20. Buy from Amazon.com
Thu, 13 November 2014 15:47:40 GMT

Books-and-arts
20th-century architecture: The ecology of modernism
Spectacular
Thu, 13 November 2014 15:47:40 GMT

Books-and-arts
Landscape in Britain: Pride of place
Home: A Time Traveller’s Tales from Britain’s Prehistory. By Francis Pryor. Allen Lane; 320 pages; £20. Buy from
Thu, 13 November 2014 15:47:40 GMT

Books-and-arts
Central European history: A successful Austrian invention
Paradise lost,
Thu, 13 November 2014 15:47:40 GMT

Books-and-arts
Economic history: The searing Twenties
UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Welcome back to Washington Fly
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 15:40:09 +0000

Books-and-arts
The fall of the Berlin Wall: The German open
The Collapse: The Acciden
Thu, 06 November 2014 15:40:09 GMT

Books-and-arts
Correction
In our essay about the future of the book (“From papyrus to pixels”, October 11th), we mis-stated the revenues of certain publishers in one chart (“Hanging in”).
Thu, 06 November 2014 15:40:09 GMT

Books-and-arts
New York property: Reason not the need
The Liar’s Ball: The Extr
Thu, 06 November 2014 15:40:09 GMT

Books-and-arts
Germany at the British Museum: History lessons
Goethe im Hi
Thu, 06 November 2014 15:40:09 GMT

Books-and-arts
Peter Carey: Forget-me-not
Amnesia. By Peter Carey. Faber & Faber; 357 pages; £18.99. To be published in America by Knopf in January; $25.95. Buy from
Thu, 06 November 2014 15:40:09 GMT

Books-and-arts
Frogs: Toad haul
In Search of Lost Frogs.
Thu, 06 November 2014 15:40:09 GMT

Books-and-arts
The history of surgery: Suffering for their art
ENTERING the small room that hous
Thu, 30 October 2014 13:39:09 GMT

Books-and-arts
American photography: Hotshots
Fewer
Thu, 30 October 2014 13:39:09 GMT

Books-and-arts
Nepal: Between a rock and a high place
Hoping
Thu, 30 October 2014 13:39:09 GMT

Books-and-arts
New fiction: Amazing grace
Lila.
Thu, 30 October 2014 13:39:09 GMT

Books-and-arts
Capitalism through the ages: A grand tour
The Cambridge History of Capitalism. Edited by Larry Neal and Jeffrey Williamson.Cambridge University Press; 1,400 pages; £150. Buy from
Thu, 30 October 2014 13:39:09 GMT

Books-and-arts
Imperial Germany: A toxic monarch
He never knew
Thu, 23 October 2014 14:53:32 GMT

Books-and-arts
Picasso in Paris: Home and away
Stately and surpri
Thu, 23 October 2014 14:53:32 GMT

Books-and-arts
The North Sea: Making waves
From currents to c
Thu, 23 October 2014 14:53:32 GMT

Books-and-arts
Mecca: Sacred and profane
Mecca: The Sacred City. By Ziauddin Sardar. Bloomsbury; 408 pages; $30 and £25. Buy from Amazon.com,
Thu, 23 October 2014 14:53:32 GMT

Books-and-arts
History of fashion: Nonparelli
Save your sole
Thu, 16 October 2014 14:59:37 GMT

Books-and-arts
Polish history: Shtetl of honour
There used to be t
Thu, 16 October 2014 14:59:37 GMT

Books-and-arts
American politics: The great might-have-been
On His Own Terms: A Life
Thu, 16 October 2014 14:59:37 GMT



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