Jeffrey D. Sachs: Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet
Must reading for those interested in economics and development. A bold vision for global economic justice,
Dilip Hiro: Secrets and Lies: Operation "Iraqi Freedom" and After: A Prelude to the Fall of U.S. Power in the Middle East?
The very readbale account of how the Bush and Blair administrations lied about Iraq to try to justify war.
HANS BLIX: Disarming Iraq
The truth on Iraqi WMD from the man who was there.
William Greider: The Soul of Capitalism: Opening Paths to a Moral Economy
A new work about a critical issue, the organization of work. Bill Greider writes for The Nation and has published exceptional analysis of the role of the federal reserve and thecapture of federal regulation by business.
Robert Jay Lifton: Superpower Syndrome: America's Apocalyptic Confrontation with the World
The new work by Psychiatrist Dr. Robert Lifton. He explores the apocalyptic vision of pre-emptive war in ligh of 911 2001. Very readable and important book from the National Book Award winner.
Ron Suskind: The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White House, and the Education of Paul O'Neill
The book that Paul O'Neill inspired with his tales of deception in policy development by the Bush Administration
Aleksandr Sokurov: Russian Ark
From the acclaimed Russian Director one of the most beautifully filmed nights at the cinema. A strong recommendation on my list of great films watched in 2003 - Ben