BOOK REVIEW: The Powerful and the Damned: Private Diaries in Turbulent Times

By Lionel Barber. WH Allen (Penguin Random House), £25 hardback, India Rs799 paperback

By: John Elliott

Lionel Barber thrived in his first ten years as editor of the Financial Times. Nikkei, the Japanese media group, found it could work well with him so it asked him to stay on when it bought the title in July 2015. 

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