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Talking to My Daughter About the Economy

UK Publisher: Bodley Head / Random House
US Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux

Why is there so much inequality in the world?

In this intimate and accessible book, bestselling economist Yanis Varoufakis sets out to answer his daughter Xenia’s deceptively simple question. Drawing on memories of her childhood and a variety of well-known tales – from Oedipus and Faust to Frankenstein and The Matrix – Talking to My Daughter About the Economy explains everything you need to know in order to understand why economics is the most important drama of our times.

It is a book that helps to make sense of a troubling world while inspiring us to make it a better one.

In 2015, Yanis Varoufakis became the world's most prominent opponent of austerity when, as finance minister of Greece, he refused...