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Everything you always wanted to know about fracking, but were afraid to ask

Ed Crooks is the FT’s US industry and energy editor. He gives an overview of the most  important publications on the issue of the US “shale revolution“. Here they are. (Read his full recommendations at http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/0d830306-e104-11e3-b59f-00144feabdc0.html#axzz32XDz0btD.)

Groundswell: The Case for Fracking, by Ezra Levant, Random House Canada, RRP£19.99/$27.95, 272 pages

The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World, by Russell Gold, Simon & Schuster, RRP$26, 384 pages

The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters, by Gregory Zuckerman, Portfolio, RRP£14.99/$29.95, 416 pages

Cold, Hungry and in the Dark: Exploding the Natural Gas Supply Myth, by Bill Powers, New Society Publishers, RRP£13.99/$19.95, 336 pages

The Power Surge: Energy, Opportunity, and the Battle for America’s Future, by Michael Levi, OUP, RRP£18.99/$27.95, 288 pages

»THE CRISIS IN THE CONCEPT OF THE

WORLD ORDER (IS) THE ULTIMATE

INTERNATIONAL PROBLEM OF OUR DAYS.«

Henry Kissinger,„World Order“, August 2014