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Sunday Long Reads: The Real Goldfinger, Forbidden Planet, Doomsday Wine, Glenn Greenwald, Prêt à conquérir le monde

By Darren Atwater | Sunday 9 September 2018


 


Is there anything better than sitting back and reading a well-written article on a lazy Sunday? Every week ShareProphets features some long form journalism that you'll find of interest. Grab your cuppa and enjoy these five articles.  

The real Goldfinger: the London banker who broke the world

The true story of how the City of London invented offshore banking – and set the rich free

How cult comic book shop Forbidden Planet changed the way we consume geek culture

Four decades on, the institution is still enjoying a position both at the top of the market and in the hearts of nerds across the land

How the sandwich consumed Britain

The world-beating British sandwich industry is worth £8bn a year. It transformed the way we eat lunch, then did the same for breakfast – and now it’s coming for dinner.

The lost civilisation of California wine

Some of the best California wine that you can buy today comes from a doomsday cult. 

Glenn Greenwald, the bane of their resistance

A leftist journalist’s bruising crusade against establishment Democrats—and their Russia obsession.

 

If you read something this week that you think ShareProphets readers will enjoy, send me a link at [email protected]


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