Britain's leading guru looks to the future. Charles Handy is one of the giants of contemporary thought.
His books on management - including Understanding Organizations and Gods of Management - have changed the way we view business.
His work on broader issues and trends - such as Beyond Certainty - has changed the way we view society.
In The Second Curve, Handy builds on a life's work to glimpse into the future and see what challenges and opportunities lie ahead.
He looks at current trends in capitalism and asks whether it is a sustainable system.
He explores the dangers of a society built on credit.
He challenges the myth that remorseless growth is essential.
He even asks whether we should rethink our roles in life - as students, parents, workers and voters - and what the aims of an ideal society of the future should be.
Provocative and thoughtful as ever, he sets out the questions we all need to ask ourselves - and points us in the direction of some of the answers.