Sebastian Mallaby is a journalist and author who investigated a mysterious part of the financial system, Hedge Funds. He’s written the most exhaustive work on the subject. We look at the role of Hedge Funds in modern finance to determine if they are good or evil from his book More Money Than God.

Tim Harford is an economist by trade, and we try not to hold that against him. He presents a compelling look at problem solving in the 21st century and concludes we need to try more different things and fail more often as described in his book, Adapt.

Alex Bellos celebrates mathematics by looking at a leader in the field, Euclid. He takes us on an awe-inspiring journey through the world of numbers from his book Here’s Looking at Euclid.

Robert Rowland Smith gives deeper meaning to life’s milestones. He is a former Oxford Fellow who applies the teachings of history’s great thinkers to our ordinary lives. We examine life’s meaning from his book Driving With Plato.