Daily Archives: January 21, 2009

John Gapper

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My FT column this week is on bank nationalisation (and, for regular readers, contains a mea culpa on Lehman Brothers): Read more

John Gapper

I am afraid I failed to post my review in the Weekend FT of Steven Johnson‘s new book, The Invention of Air. Here it is:

Joseph Priestley was an awkward, provocative man who so angered a royalist mob in Birmingham in 1791 that it burned down his house, complete with all his scientific equipment, and propelled him to the New World. Read more