The Guardian

In brief: As If By Chance; Swimming in the Dark; Plume – reviews

The Guardian As If By ChanceDavid Lan Faber, £20, pp320pp The acclaimed former artistic director of the Young Vic begins these lyrical reminiscences in South Africa, chronicling his sexual awakening and emerging interest in the stage. But he is never bound by chronology, instead dealing with his work thematically and impressionistically. Heartfelt, inspirational and evocative. […]

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Thomas Piketty: Why France’s ‘rock star economist’ still wants to squeeze the rich

The Guardian Seven years ago a French economist named Thomas Piketty published a book entitled Capital in the Twenty-First Century. It was 700 pages long and featured in-depth empirical analysis of various historical tax systems, amounting to a forensic argument against widening inequality. You wouldn’t say that it spelled international bestseller, and yet it has […]