How to Speak Money (Hardback)
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How to Speak Money (Hardback)

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Hardback 304 Pages / Published: 02/09/2014
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Money is our global language. Yet so few of us can speak it. The language of the economic elite can be complex, jargon-filled and completely baffling. Above all, the language of money is the language of power - power in the hands of the same economic elite. Now John Lanchester, bestselling author of Capital and Whoops! sets out to decode the world of finance for all of us, explaining everything from high-frequency trading and the World Bank to the difference between bullshit and nonsense. As funny as it is devastating, How To Speak Money is a primer and a polemic. It's a reference book you'll find yourself reading in one sitting. And it gives you everything you need to demystify the world of high finance - the world that dominates how we all live now.

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571309818
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 532 g
Dimensions: 240 x 161 x 26 mm
Edition: Main

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“A super useful compendium”

Financial matters are immensely important, but understanding them is often hampered by money-jargon, which can be frustrating and exhausting to decode.
If you’re anything like me, and your mind tends to wander off... More

Hardback edition
6th September 2014
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“Funny but honest”

How to Speak Money – Very Funny

John Lanchester has followed up his highly successful book Whoops!, with a funnier but brilliant account and well timed book, How To Speak Money. Be honest we all know that if bankers... More

Hardback edition
9th September 2014
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