The Hedgehog Review
Aug 20, 2017 - 35 min
Two books examine our changing relationship with what has always been more than just a job. "A few years ago, a woman told me a secret: work made her lonely. The only London member of a New York-based financial services group, she was at first thrilled by the liberty of working from home: slobbing in tracksuit trousers, walks at lunchtime. But the freedom turned into an agony." Emma Jacobs, from the Financial Times, examines what work means to us through the lens of new books by Noreena Hertz and James Suzman.