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It's an illusion that owning more things will fulfil us, argues Stuffocation. But, to Andrew Wileman, the acquisitive urge is better understood as an endless search for perfection.
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This thrilling account of a 16th-century voyage across the top of Russia also excels at describing the birth of the modern company, says Mathew Lyons.
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BUSINESS CLASSIC: Read this book to stop your company going the same way as RBS or Lehman Brothers, says Stefan Stern.
With a novelist's care for language, this author unpicks the weasel words of business and economics - and has fun while he does so, says Stefan Stern.
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