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Adults in the room: my battle with Europe's deep establishment

By: Varoufakis, Yanis.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London Bodley Head 2017Description: viii, 550 p. With index.ISBN: 9781847924452.Subject(s): Europe - European Union countries | Economic history | Eurozone | European Economic Community | International economic relations | United StatesDDC classification: 337.142094 Summary: Varoufakis sparked one of the most spectacular and controversial battles in recent political history when, as finance minister of Greece, he attempted to re-negotiate his country’s relationship with the EU. Despite the mass support of the Greek people and the simple logic of his arguments, he succeeded only in provoking the fury of Europe’s political, financial and media elite. But the true story of what happened is almost entirely unknown – not least because so much of the EU’s real business takes place behind closed doors.In this fearless account, Varoufakis reveals all: an extraordinary tale of brinkmanship, hypocrisy, collusion and betrayal that will shake the deep establishment to its foundations. https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/111/1113208/adults-in-the-room/9781784705763.html
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Varoufakis sparked one of the most spectacular and controversial battles in recent political history when, as finance minister of Greece, he attempted to re-negotiate his country’s relationship with the EU. Despite the mass support of the Greek people and the simple logic of his arguments, he succeeded only in provoking the fury of Europe’s political, financial and media elite. But the true story of what happened is almost entirely unknown – not least because so much of the EU’s real business takes place behind closed doors.In this fearless account, Varoufakis reveals all: an extraordinary tale of brinkmanship, hypocrisy, collusion and betrayal that will shake the deep establishment to its foundations.

https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/111/1113208/adults-in-the-room/9781784705763.html

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