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    I am applying to university for Economics (and E&M for Oxford if I get the grades) in September and I would like to read some books. I am currently reading The Wealth of Nations but it's rather outdated and although there are plenty of ideas that I can engage with, none of them are new or modern.

    I'm looking for interesting/thought provoking or really just anything well written to read. It doesn't have to be basics it can be complicated and I can research esoteric terminology alongside reading the book.

    I have sat in a book shop and picked out books which looked interesting but before buying them I like to check the reviews on line and they are always heavily criticized.

    Overall something sophisticated (nothing like Freaknomics) but not a student textbook (they cost £50 - £100 and I can never find them). The reading lists universities provide primarily list the latter.

    Thanks in advance.
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    http://www.tutor2u.net/blog/files/UC...Spring2012.pdf
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    Thank you, I will give it a look.

    The thing is, since a lot of other people have access (for 2 years now), there will be nothing new or interesting for a admissions tutor to look at. I will have rely on my own point of view being different from the general view of other applicants to stand out.
 
 
 
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