Catch up: Prokhorov Lecture by John Lanchester on: Money, markets, and morals

John Lanchester

John Lanchester gave the second 2017-18 Arts and Humanities Prokhorov Lecture: 'The crash ten years on – Money, markets, and morals' (10 May 2018).

He joined us the next day for a Q&A about his novels and a discussion on the relationship between money, market, and morals.



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Interview with John Lanchester


About our speaker

John Lanchester is one of Britain's leading novelists.

His latest novel, Capital, was made into a three-part BBC television series which starred Toby Jones and won the 2016 International Emmy for best TV movie or mini-series.

He has written for The Guardian, The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, and Esquire. Described by Michael Lewis as “one of the world’s great explainers of the financial crisis and its aftermath”, John Lanchester is also the author of the New York Times best-selling Whoops! Why Everyone Owes Everyone and No One Can Pay (published in the US as I.O.U.) as well as How to Speak Money.