Books of the Year 2017

From the end of globalisation to the literature of birds, the FT’s critics reveal their top picks of the year

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Martin Wolf selects his must-read titles

Rebecca Rose selects her must-read titles

Andrew Hill selects his must-read titles

Gideon Rachman selects his must-read titles

Tony Barber selects his must-read titles

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FT writers and guests select their must-read titles

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