Money and Power

Vince Cable

Through economics, our politicians have the power to transform people’s lives for better or worse. Think Deng Xiaoping who lifted millions out of poverty by opening up China; Franklin D Roosevelt whose ‘New Deal’ helped the USA break free of the Great Depression. Or Peron and his successors in Argentina who brought the country to the brink of ruin.In this magisterial history, economist and politician Vince Cable examines the legacy of 16 world leaders who transformed their countries’ economic fortunes and who also challenged economic convention. From Thatcher to Trump, from Lenin to Bismarck, …


Allen & Unwin to publish How to be a Rock Star by Shaun Ryder

25 February 2021

Allen & Unwin have acquired World rights all languages to How to be a Rock Star by Shaun Ryder and will publish in hardback and trade paperback in October 2021. Publisher Ed Faulkner bought the rights from Matthew Hamilton at The Hamilton Agency. As lead singer of Happy Mondays and Black Grape, Shaun Ryder was the Keith Richards and Mick Jagger of his generation. A true rebel, who formed and led not one but two seminal bands, he’s had number-one albums, headlined Glastonbury, toured the world numerous times, taken every drug under the sun, been through rehab – and come out the other side a …