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Book Reviews (1 of 8)
November 4, 2009 | Richard Smith has been described as the "Indiana Jones" of International Finance and you don't have to delve far into the book to find out why. His business which is heavily involved in trading the soverign debt of emerging nations... Full review »
October 26, 2009 | Storm Cunningham has made his name as the real estate agent for the revitalize era. As CEO of the resolution fund, Storm has turned around the fortunes of many a decaying suburb. When the manufacturing industries of Youngstown moved... Full review »
October 19, 2009 | With around 15% of Global GNP given over to organized crime, it is clear that while crime is global, policing is still often local. This book looks at how a global approach to law enforcement can be achieved and highlights... Full review »
October 11, 2009 | Scientists are usually reluctant to state anything as fact preferring instead to prequalify everything with the term "theory" (relativity, big bang, string, quantum entanglement....). However, while some theories prove to validate, others often sit on the lab bench for centuries... Full review »
October 5, 2009 | While Australia has the lowest recorded annual rainfall of any inhabited continent it tops the list on a per capita calculation, our problem has always been more about management. This book chronicals the history of Australia from the first fleet... Full review »
September 28, 2009 | Cityboy is a brilliantly gritty account of life in London's financial heartland - The Square Mile. Author Geraint Anderson breaks the city's code of silence to uncover its dark and sorded secrets. With insider trading, drug taking, gambling and recklessness... Full review »
September 21, 2009 | Throughout history we have seen great business and political leaders soar to the top of their field before falling on their own sword due to a number of seemingly obvious bad decisions. Herbert Hoover became president of the USA after... Full review »
September 15, 2009 | George Soros is one of the richest men in the world and has been involved in the financial markets for many years. Having witnessed the slow fall from grace of the global banking system, the crash of 08 was certainly... Full review »
September 11, 2009 | In June Keith interviewed Dr Ian Pollard For the Australian Institute of Company Directors about his new book "Investing In Life". The interview is available to listed to via podcast by clicking here. Dr Pollard tells Keith that he was... Full review »
Oxfam: Gifts that give Twice
- Margaret Holmes - 1909 - 2009
- WEA. 2009 The Year In Review
- Barbara Ferguson's Diary - Pictures From The Congo
- Disorder in the Courts - Friday Fun!
- Australia's contribution to the ICJ's Report on terrorism, counter-terrorism and human rights.
- The Friday Mash - May 1st
- Barack Obama Wins the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize
- Controversial Owner at the Melbourne Cup