Jane Gleeson-White

Jane Gleeson-White is an award-winning writer and author of four books, including the internationally acclaimed history of accounting, Double Entry (2011), and its sequel, Six Capitals (2014), which was shortlisted for CEO-READ’s best Finance and Economics Book published in North America in 2015. Her essays and articles on economics, sustainability and literature have been published by The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Bloomberg, Wired, Griffith Review, Sydney Review of Books, The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, Meanjin and Overland. Jane is a regular commentator on economics and sustainability, including at the European Union, United Nations and the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable. She has a PhD in creative writing.

Books by Jane Gleeson-White

Six Capitals Updated Edition

Published: April 2020

An accessible, timely and fascinating account of the revolution going on in the world of finance - and how accountants really can save the planet - from the acclaimed author of Double Entry.

Double Entry

Published: February 2012

A fascinating exploration of how a simple system used to measure and record wealth spawned a cultural revolution. Prepare to have your idea of accounting changed forever.

Australian Classics

Published: April 2010

Reintroduces 50 classics of Australian literature - including novels, non-fiction, children's literature and poetry - from the last 200 years.

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