- Paperback: 368 pages
- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton (2 Sept. 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 034099861X
- ISBN-13: 978-0340998618
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 9,460,715 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
The New Capitalism: How and why the economic world has changed forever - and how it affects us all
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'A compelling portrait of early 21st century casino capitalism ... essential reading.' (Howard Davies, The Times on WHO RUNS BRITAIN? 2008-02-02)
'Fluent, incredibly up to the minute look at Britain ... Peston, in relaxed, conversational style is a great travelling companion along the highways of finance.' (Observer on WHO RUNS BRITAIN? 2008-02-02)
'This lucid and timely guide to the world of turbo-capitalism ... absorbing book, essential reading for anyone who wants to know how the British economy now operates.' (Peter Wilby, Guardian on WHO RUNS BRITAIN? 2008-02-02)
'starkly lucid' (Polly Toynbee, Guardian on WHO RUNS BRITAIN? 2008-02-02)
'Peston catches the zeitgeist of Britain and the paradox that is Gordon Brown.' (Financial Times on WHO RUNS BRITAIN? 2008-02-16)
'engaging' (Harry Mount, Telegraph on WHO RUNS BRITAIN? 2008-02-16)
'Peston is our rock... The triumph of Robert Peston makes me proud of my old paper, the BBC and of journalism in general.' (Sarah Sands in Independent on Sunday 2008-09-30)
'This remains the most riveting book on finance you may ever bother to read.' (Evening Standard on WHO RUNS BRITAIN? 2008-09-30)
'wonderful clarity' (Sunday Telegraph on WHO RUNS BRITAIN? 2008-11-16)
Book of the year (Financial Times on WHO RUNS BRITAIN? 2008-11-16)
About the Author
Robert Peston is the BBC's award-winning business editor. He was previously the Sunday Telegraph's city editor and political editor, financial editor and head of investigations at the Financial Times. His prize-winning blog can be found at www.bbc.co.uk/robertpeston.
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