英エコノミストのbooks of the year 面白そうなのは、 The Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War. By Andrew Roberts. Allen Lane; 768 pages; £25. To be published in America in 2011 A British historian argues that Hitler lost the war for the same reason that he unleashed it—because he was a Nazi. A highly readable addition to the history of the second world war.
Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial Systems—and Themselves. By Andrew Ross Sorkin. Viking; 624 pages; $32.95. Allen Lane; £14.99 A riveting fly-on-the-wall account of the collapse of Lehman Brothers and what came afterwards. これは邦訳が出されそうなきがする。
Why We Disagree About Climate Change: Understanding Controversy, Inaction and Opportunity. By Mike Hulme. Cambridge University Press; 432 pages; $28.99 and £15.99 How global warming has been transformed from a physical phenomenon that is measurable and observable by scientists into a social, cultural and political one, by a professor of climate change at the (now controversial) University of East Anglia. In the crowded and noisy world of climate-change publications, this book will stand out