Around the World in Eighty Days: banking vs academia, debt wizardry, and Melbournes most renowned export with Lee Smales

On this weeks Book(ish) I sit down with Associate Professor (Finance) at UWA Lee Smales to discuss Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne. Our conversation includes growing up sharing a few similarities with Billy Elliot, when debt wizardry does crazy things, and why you can now get a decent coffee in LA. Enjoy!


Books discussed

Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne

Barbarians at the Gate by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

The Collected Works of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


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