'Hack Attack: How the Truth Caught Up with Rupert Murdoch' book cover

‘Hack Attack’, by Nick Davies

The Guardian reporter’s investigation into phone hacking at the News of the World. Review by John Lloyd

‘Ukraine Diaries’, by Andrey Kurkov

The novelist, a resident of central Kiev, records the daily realities of life in the midst of Ukraine’s revolution. Review by John Thornhill

‘Wounded Tiger’, by Peter Oborne

The unlikely triumph of cricket in Pakistan. Review by Mihir Bose

'The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan' book cover

‘The Invisible Bridge’, by Rick Perlstein

How American conservatism regained confidence after the debacle of Watergate. Review by Christopher Phelps

'Future Days: Krautrock and the Building of Modern Germany' book cover

‘Future Days’, by David Stubbs

German pop’s bid to start afresh. Review by Ludovic Hunter-Tilney

A fly on the wall at a fund on the move

‘Money and Tough Love’ by Liaquat Ahamed paints an enjoyable portrait of the IMF

‘In Montmartre’, by Sue Roe

How low rent and cheap wine in Montmartre helped fuel an artistic revolution. Review by Tobias Grey

‘Brando’s Smile’, by Susan L Mizruchi

The restless intellect behind the magnetic screen presence of Marlon Brando. Review by Antonia Quirke

‘Driving Honda’, by Jeffrey Rothfeder

Why Honda, not Toyota, may be the Japanese company for multinationals to emulate. Review by Andrew Hill

A qualified defence of economic complexity

‘The Butterfly Defect’ says globalisation must be more resilient