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To Bin!

Advantages: Low on sales, thankfully!
Disadvantages: Dire content and ausperity isn't a real word!

Author: Lucy Tobin Duration: 295 pages Publishing House: Heron Books "The UK economy has fallen out from the toilet and swirling around somewhere in the drains, maybe." A Tobin quote, which sums up her unsure prose on the subject of cash-strappe ...

1st2thebar 08.04.2013 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Ausperity: Live the Life You Want for Less - Lucy Tobin

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Recommended Reading for the Recession

Advantages: Some great tips; sensibly structured; friendly tone
Disadvantages: Seasoned scrimpers may find it covers known ground

...going out and having lovely things but donít have the money to afford for them? As a triple dip recession looks to be on the cards, more and more of us are looking for ways to save money and bag a bargain. Lucy Tobinís book Ausperity: Live the life y ...

fizzytom 06.03.2013 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Ausperity: Live the Life You Want for Less - Lucy Tobin

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Some you win, some you lose

Advantages: Intresting, amusing look at the pros and cons of selling antiques
Disadvantages: Of limited practical value; more for the US than UK reader

The book For some time the bookshelves in the high street have been awash with volumes on identifying, valuing, searching out and trading in antiques. This title is nothing like that. It is basically an account in which the author, a university l ...

JOHNV 25.08.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Killer Stuff and Tons of Money - Maureen Stanton

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Rot On The Landscape

Advantages: Perfect for the economic layman.
Disadvantages: Chapters chopped around a tad.

Author: Robert Pollin Publishing House: Verso In the climate of corporate deception, greed and unethical cultures has trashed public trust and yet the capitalistic alternative is so alien to reform makers the problem remains at the core of the deve ...

1st2thebar 17.07.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Contours of Descent - Robert Pollin

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Cityboy crudely exposes the tricks of the trade - and traders

Advantages: Insider information, fast-paced and entertaining
Disadvantages: Lax writing style, crude humour, partly fictionalised

Like many other Londoners, I snap up a copy of the "Londonpaper" almost every day (or end up having one pressed into my torso during rush hour) and it certainly makes a good quick read if you're stuck on public transport or grabbing a lonely evening coffe ...

amsterdamage 09.08.2009 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Cityboy: Beer and Loathing in the Square Mile - Geraint Anderson

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