Gartner Blog Network

Category: 'book-review' Blog Posts

from the Gartner Blog Network

Book Review: The Limits of the Market by Paul De Grauwe

by Andrew White  |  July 13, 2017

The Limits of the Market- The pendulum between government and market, Paul De Grauwe, 2017, Oxford University Press. I was thoroughly enjoying this short, simple book that was saying a...

Read more »

Book Review: Priceless - The Myth of Fair Value (and how to take advantage of it)

by Andrew White  |  July 6, 2017

Book Review: Priceless - The Myth of Fair Value (and how to take advantage of it), William Poundstone, 2010. Will and Hang. I purchased this book due to a recommendation...

Read more »

Book Review: Strategy in the American War of Independence

by Andrew White  |  May 1, 2017

Book Review: Strategy in the American War of Independence, edited by Donald Stoker and others, 2010, Routledge. This excellent set of short but focused studies looks at the Revolutionary War...

Read more »

Book Review: The Spider Network - The Truth about Libor

by Andrew White  |  April 27, 2017

Book Review: The Spider Network, David Enrich, Customs House, 2017 I didn't think there was much more to read about concerning the financial crisis that sits at the root of...

Read more »

Book Review: Napoleon's Glance - The Secret of Strategy

by Andrew White  |  April 12, 2017

Napoleon's Glance- The Secret of Strategy, William Duggan, Nation Books, 2002. After speaking about Napoleon's military strategy guidelines at a recent Gartner Data and Analytics Summit, an attendee came up...

Read more »

Book Review: Matriarch – Queen Mary and the House of Windsor

by Andrew White  |  March 10, 2017

Matriarch – Queen Mary and the House of Windsor, Anne Edwards, Rowman and Littlefield, 1984 After falling in love with the Netflix series The Crown, I was compelled to find...

Read more »

Book Review: Unleashing Demons: The Inside Story of Brexit

by Andrew White  |  March 3, 2017

Unleashing Demons: The Inside Story of Brexit, Craig Oliver, Hodder and Stoughton, 2016 Craig Oliver was the Director of Politics and Communications for David Cameron, leader of the Conservative Party...

Read more »

Book Review: The Case Against Sugar, Gary Taubes, Knopf, 2016.

by Andrew White  |  January 19, 2017

This small and well written book is a fascinating read.  Mr. Taubes explores nutritional and human biological history to good effect, creating what looks like a strong case for those...

Read more »

Book Review: An Extraordinary Time - The End of the Post War Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy, by Marc Levinson

by Andrew White  |  January 11, 2017

This is a reasonable book, easy to read, written more as a history of what happened, rather than than explanation for why stuff happened.  The early part of the book...

Read more »

Book Review: Continental Drift: Britain and Europe from the End of Empire to the Rise of Euroscepticism

by Andrew White  |  November 21, 2016

Book Review: Continental Drift: Britain and Europe from the End of Empire to the Rise of Euroscepticism.  Benjamin Grob-Fitzgibbon, Cambridge University Press, 2016. Eminently readable and meticulously researched.  Mr. Grob-Fitzgibbon...

Read more »