Tired of all the dreary economic news? Here's a little money leisure to get away from it all.
If you want to know how Planet Finance really works - and why it sometimes doesn't - read "The Ascent of Money." Historian Niall Ferguson argues that you should focus on the real driver of global markets: the symbiotic (or is it co-dependent?) relationship between China and the U.S. --Paul J. Lim
NEXT: Best old book that feels new