Advice from Niall Ferguson in a Q&A with the New York Times:
If you could require the American president to read one book, what would it be? And the prime minister?
I agree with you that it would be wonderful if both Mr. Trump and Mrs. May read one book. I don’t much mind which one it is.
And there’s a plug for Richmal Crompton, author of the “Just William” stories: “She was the Dorothy Parker of provincial England.”