Books by Adam Tooze

Adam Tooze is Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of History at Columbia University. His book on Nazi Germany, The Wages of Destruction, won the 2007 Wolfson History Prize.

Interviews where books by Adam Tooze were recommended

The Best Politics Books: the 2022 Orwell Prize for Political Writing, recommended by David Edgerton

From the dawn of humanity to the Covid crisis, from a study in power to the plight of the powerless, the Orwell Prize for Political Writing looks for books that break through the mendacities of politics and rise to the challenge of our times, explains historian David Edgerton, chair of this year’s judging panel. He talks us through the ten fabulous books that made the 2022 shortlist.

The best books on Challenges Facing the World Economy, recommended by Martin Wolf

Problems in the world economy can have a profound impact on politics. What’s happening in the US and elsewhere is disturbing, says Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator of the Financial Times. He talks us through books to help us reflect on the challenges facing economies. His recommendations include two books that query whether the era of unprecedented economic growth—which has transformed our societies over the last 150 years—is finally coming to an end.

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