Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth
This is not a book about debt management or high finance, but about debt as a very old, central motif in religion and literature and also in the structuring of human societies. It looks at the language of debt in the Old Testament - what was 'owed' to God, and why.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jbennett - LibraryThing
I found this a very interesting view on Debt (financial and other) and man's attitude to it through the ages. Atwood explores it in the context of ancient civilizations and justice and then moves more ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AltheaAnn - LibraryThing
Look! I read a non-fiction book! Yes, I usually read fiction books, and non-fiction in magazine or journal articles. Ironically, this non-fiction book (which I liked very much) reminded me why. Most ... Read full review