Bill Emmott
Bill Emmott - Internationbal Author & Adviser



The Fate of the West: The Battle to Save the World’s Most Successful Political Idea

This book is about the threat, largely self-inflicted, to the future of the open, liberal societies of Europe, America and Japan, and how we can – and must – fight to save them and the values that have built them.

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Good Italy, Bad Italy

Good Italy and Bad Italy explores why Italy is now at the centre of Europe's economic and political whirlwind, and its future prospects.

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Forza, Italia: Come ripartire dopo Berlusconi

My journey to find La Buona Italia, as distinct from La Mala Italia, and to see what can be done to unleash more of the good.

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The rising economic and political power of Asia is the biggest story of our times. But it is often misunderstood, either as a story of West v East or as a story simply of the rise of China and its challenge to America.

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Kawaru Sekai, Tachiokureru Nihon (Changing World, Lagging Japan)

Published in February 2010 by PHP - updated version of series of articles published in Voice magazine, July-December 2009.

Sekai Choryu no Yomikata or Reading the World´s Currents

A compilation, published in December 2008 by PHP in Japan, of updated columns and articles published in Ushio, Voice, and the Asahi Shimbun, plus one recent article on the global economic crisis from Poder magazine of Miami.

Nihon no sentaku or Japan's Choices

A dialogue with Peter Tasker, a financial strategist, commentator and novelist, about Japan's future, published by Kodansha International in February 2007.

Korekara ju nen-Nihon no ogonjidai or Japan's golden age-of the next ten years

A compilation of articles published in Ushio and Voice magazines, published by PHP in October 2006

The Sun Also Rises

The book version of Bill's recent Economist survey on Japan, "The Sun Also Rises", has been published in Japanese by Soshisha under the title "Hiwa Mata Noboru".

Published in February 2006

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20:21 Vision: Twentieth-Century Lessons for the Twenty-first Century

Published in February 2003 by The Penguin Press in Britain, Farrar, Straus and Giroux in the USA, S. Fischer Verlag in Germany and Soshisha in Japan.

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Kanryo no Taizai or The Bureaucrats' Deadly Sins

- A polemical essay attributing blame for Japan's 1990s slump on the overly heavy hand of the state.

Published in Japanese translation only, by Soshisha in 1996.

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Japanophobia: The myth of the invincible Japanese

Published by Times Books in 1993.

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Japan's Global Reach

The influence, strategies, and weaknesses of Japan's multinational corporations

Published by Century Business in 1992.

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The Sun Also Sets: The Limits to Japan´s Economic Power

Published by Times Books in New York and Simon & Schuster in London in autumn 1989. In February 1990 it was published in Japanese translation by Soshisha in Tokyo

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The Pocket Economist

A guide to economic terms and ideas, co written with Bill's predecessor as editor of The Economist, Rupert Pennant-Rea.

Published by Blackwell's in 1983
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