11 July 2017

Grave New World: The End of Globalization, the Return of History

Stephen D King
2016, Yale University Press, 304 pages,
ISBN 0300218044

Reviewer: Andrew Sentance, Senior Economic Adviser, PwC

I approached this book with a feeling of trepidation. Stephen King’s previous book When the Money Runs Out was a fairly apocalyptic prognosis for the financial and economic system in the richer western economies. So I was expecting this book – with its morbid title – to make a similarly apocalyptic prediction, not just for the western nations but for the whole world. Like Private Fraser…

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