Gideon Rachman, the chief foreign affairs commentator for the Financial Times, is one of Britain’s top political writers.

His new book, Easternization, argues that the defining trend of our age — the growing wealth of Asian nations — is transforming the international balance of power, that the shift to the East is shaping the lives of people all over the world.

There will be a book signing following the event.

 

Brief Bio

Gideon Rachman is chief foreign affairs commentator for the Financial Times. He won the European Press Prize awards, regarded as the “European Pulitzers,” as well as the Orwell Prize, Britain’s leading award for political writing, in 2016. Before joining the Financial Times in 2006, Gideon spent 15 years as a journalist and editor at The Economist — and he has worked as a foreign correspondent in Bangkok, Brussels and Washington. His first book, Zero-Sum Future (2010), predicted the rise in international political tensions and turmoil that followed the 2008 global financial crisis.


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