Weekly Reading & Selected Links

Happy Tuesday! And welcome to a (slightly belated) version of the weekend newsletter. Here are some links to things I've been reading that you might also enjoy:

1. '"London Bridge is down": the secret plan for the days after the Queen’s death', a 2017 Guardian article by former guest of the pod Sam Knight.

2. The Rise and Decline of Nations, Mancur Olson's classic is being republished with an introduction by former guest of the pod Ed Glaeser (available today in the US, and in December in Australia).

3. 'There is Only One Way to Write a Book', a recent Medium article by Ed Slingerland.

4. 'The missing pandemic innovation boom', a recent opinion article by The Economist.

5. How to understand cough medicines.

Have a great week,