13 May, 2013
Category: World Politics
David Armitage offers a suitably postmodern model for the exploration of international intellectual history.
17 February, 2013
William Dalrymple's history of the British invasion of Afghanistan in 1839 draws on new archival material to paint a rich picture of its subject, Nakul Krishna writes.
Rebecca Loxton looks for Salman Rushdie in the cracks between fact and fiction that appear in his memoir.
4 February, 2013
Dominic Davies looks into the extraordinary work and the intolerable circumstances of the nobel prize-winning poet Liu Xiaobo.
21 January, 2013
Tom Cutterham struggles to identify the means to the ends of Marc Mulholland's Bourgeois Liberty.
24 November, 2012
4 June, 2012
Charles Goodhart's The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision contains a mountain of material on global banking regulation.
21 May, 2012
David Graeber's Debt: The First 5,000 Years explores the history of a concept with the same roots as "guilt" and "sin".
Nadine Gordimer's No Time Like the Present is a subtle attempt to surpass the revolutionary fatigue of modern South Africa.
23 April, 2012
Gavin Jacobson throws light on the complex backdrop to the first round of the 2012 French presidential election.