Reading list

Ready for the debate on the economy? Catch up with these reads.

From our tracking of party leaders’ promises to our analysis of the economy at large, here’s your study sheet for Thursday’s leaders debate


Speaking of students…

…These are the books I generally recommend to students considering a career in journalism, or to young journalists. They’re all American. Boo, shame on me. They’re not the result of a systematic search; they’re just books that struck me , when I had been a reporter for a few years and was looking around for examples to look up to, as extraordinary exploits of reporting and writing.