Published October 2009 by Penguin Paperbacks
Who knew that the word ‘bank’ came from ‘table’ (as in a moneylender’s table)?
Or that a Scot caused the first financial bubble – in France?
I’m a sucker for history books, and have a fascination with economics, so this book was manna.
And Niall Ferguson made the bond market sound sexy.
About Ingrid Paulson
Ingrid Paulson (@ingridpaulson) is a book designer and artist based out of Toronto.
She had teenage dreams of becoming a theoretical economist, but her grade 12 economics teacher persuaded her that visuals were in her future.
Perhaps it was the constant doodling on her term papers.