By PETER CONTI-BROWN
Review of Smart Money: How High-Stakes Financial Innovation is Reshaping Our World—For the Better, by Andrew Palmer
By SRIRAM SRIKUMAR
Review of The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State, by John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge
By KRZYSZTOF J. PELC
Review of EMPIRE OF COTTON: A Global History, by Sven Beckert
The New Rambler publishes reviews of books about ideas, including literary fiction. It takes its name from Samuel Johnson’s periodical, The Rambler.