Allan Massie

Business books aren’t meant to cheer you up. But this one will

A review of Any Other Business, by Martin Vander Weyer. An ode to the latest in a fine line of Spectator City correspondents

Economics is known as ‘the dismal science’, and certainly there have been — and indeed are — economists whose day seems to have been wasted if they have left their readers with a smile on their face. Happily such puckered-brow, down-turned-lips fellows are rarely admitted through the doors of The Spectator.

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