A mix of articles

9 02 2010

Economist
Economist

The Economist lead article for Jan 7th issue has an interesting insight into the current situation in the worldwide markets. Far from making any calls on stability or possible growth, it echoes comments made by many of those opposing various government attempts to create more less volatile more secure markets and leaves one with a sense of real foreboding about whether there really is a light at the end of the tunnel, or if its just another tunnel.

Rivers of Babylon, By Peter Pist’anek, trans. Peter Petro

Have just recently finished this, it really is a great book, but I’ll allow this review from The Independent introduce you to it.

Other literary links

Joanna Smith Rakoff on her adventures answering JD Salingers post.

F Scott Fitzgerald reads Shakespeare.