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    • Adults in the Room

    • My Battle with Europe's Deep Establishment
    • By: Yanis Varoufakis
    • Narrated by: Leighton Pugh
    • Length: 20 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Adults in the Room, Yanis Varoufakis exposes the shocking reality of how power is wielded behind the scenes at the EU - and argues that only radical reform can save it from collapse. Yanis Varoufakis became globally famous when was elected finance minister of Greece with a specific mandate to say no to the EU: to reject the forced loans and crushing austerity forced upon his country by the Eurozone.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The most interesting political memoir I have read

    • By Nik Jewell on 02-06-17

    Regular price: £25.99

    • Talking to My Daughter About the Economy

    • A Brief History of Capitalism
    • By: Yanis Varoufakis
    • Narrated by: Leighton Pugh
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Talking to My Daughter About the Economy: A Brief History of Capitalism by Yanis Varoufakis. Why is there so much inequality? In this short book, world-famous economist Yanis Varoufakis sets out to answer his 11-year-old daughter Xenia's deceptively simple question. Using personal stories and famous myths, he explains what the economy is and why it has the power to shape our lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brief, easy to assimilate, yet deals with the big questions of our societies.

    • By Andrew (Bunny) Warren on 08-11-17

    Regular price: £17.99

    • And the Weak Suffer What They Must?

    • Europe, Austerity and the Threat to Global Stability
    • By: Yanis Varoufakis
    • Narrated by: Leighton Pugh, Yanis Varoufakis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 2008, the universe of Western finance outgrew planet Earth. When Wall Street imploded, a death embrace between insolvent banks and bankrupt states consumed Europe. Half a dozen national economies imploded, and several more came close. But the storm is far from over.... From the aftermath of the Second World War to the present, Varoufakis recounts how the eurozone emerged not as a route to shared prosperity but as a pyramid scheme of debt.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book should be read or heard by everyone.

    • By Trish F on 16-05-16

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Time for Change

    • Wie ich meiner Tochter die Wirtschaft erkläre
    • By: Yanis Varoufakis
    • Narrated by: Frank Stöckle
    • Length: 4 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Der ehemalige griechische Finanzminister Yanis Varoufakis hat ein Buch geschrieben, in dem er seiner Tochter die Welt der Wirtschaft erklärt. Ähnlich wie in "Sofies Welt" die Philosophie erklärt wird, gibt Varoufakis hier einen leichtverständlichen und kurzweiligen Einblick in die Welt der Wirtschaft.

    Regular price: £12.09