Sukhdev Sandhu's revelatory forays through the London night give rich insights into the present-day reality of this accelerated, deregulated city. On his travels, Sukhdev took his battered copy of the book that inspired him: H. V. Morton's bestselling 1920s metrologue, The Nights of London. What other writing — about London or any other metropolis — best illuminates the urban night?
Who pays for the crisis?
In the new edition of his acclaimed account of the financial crisis, Paul Mason shows how, for the last fourteen months, the illusion has been sustained that no matter how badly the world economy slumps, there is always a pain-free way out of it. With the realisation slowly dawning that there is not, and that the pain will be severe, the question is: who should feel it?