Adam Tooze on Ben Bernanke, The Courage to Act. Self-serving insider account of the financial crisis by the former Federal Reserve chair.
Adam Tooze on Barry Eichengreen, Hall of Mirrors. How Milton Friedman’s students, scholars of the Great Depression, helped stoke the financial crisis of 2008.
Adam Tooze on Michael Mann, The Sources of Social Power, Volume III: Global Empires and Revolution, 1890–1945. The world-spanning crises of the early 20th century seen through the lens of historical sociology.