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Book Corner

Who doesn´t love a good book that provokes considered reflection or takes our understanding of current affairs to a new level? And who doesn’t enjoy being introduced to new concepts which help to enrich our worldview? Who hasn’t wanted to hear directly from an author what the background is to a book or what the key insights from his or her latest book are? The book corner was the chance for just that. Esteemed authors and global thought leaders shared their reflections on key insights from their latest books.


Sunday, September 7
13:15 – 13:45
“Shock of Gray”
– Ted Fishman interviewed by Salman Hossain
13:45 – 14:15
“Global Muckraking: 100 Years of Investigative Reporting from Around the World”
– Anya Schiffrin interviewed by Shruti Ganguly
17:30 – 18:00
“The Other Hundred - World’s Untold Photo Stories”
– Chandran Nair interviewed by Miguel Mayher

 

 

Monday, September 8
10:00 – 10:30
“European Spring: Why Our Economies and Politics are in a Mess- and How to Put Them Right”
– Philippe Legrain interviewed by Victor von Donnersmarck
10:30 – 11:15
“Creating a Learning Society“
– Joseph Stiglitz interviewed by Robin Shelley
12:00 – 12:30
“Economics after the Crisis“
– Adair Turner interviewed by Tenke Zoltani
12:30 – 13:00
“How the Poor Can Save Capitalism”
– John Hope Bryant interviewed by Kanan Dhru
13:00 – 13:30 "Inequality in Asia and the Pacific"
– Juzhong Zhuang interviewd by Nophol Techaphangam