Thunder from the East

A stimulating read about the future of the region, offering a host of great anecdotes, by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.

'Thunder from the East' is not a reference to a bad curry rather it is the title of Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunns new book. And it is a good book.

Kristof and WuDunn, whose previous book was China Wakes, are a husband and wife team of New York Times journalists who have spent the bulk of their careers in Asia. What is refreshing about this book is that after two years of told-you-so tomes on Asias bust this is a book that is optimistic about Asia.

It is directed at the US market, and lets hope a few US fund managers read it, and buy the...

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