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The Ministry of Nostalgia / Owen Hatherley

Charlotte Riley recommends a compelling exploration of one way in which the British political establishment and the British public (mis)interpret, (mis)remember, and (fail to) engage with history.

Henry the Young King 1155-1183 / Matthew Strickland

Thursday, 20 October, 2016

David Crouch praises a book whose study of the Young King is carried off with thoroughness and an enviable mastery of the chronicle and literary sources.

Twilight of the Belle Epoque: The Paris of Picasso, Stravinsky, Proust, Renault, Marie Curie, Gertrude Stein, and Their Friends / Mary Sperling McAuliffe

Thursday, 20 October, 2016

Charles Sowerwine praises a great read for professional historians and the educated lay reader alike.

New Deal review article / Gabriel Winant

Thursday, 20 October, 2016

Gabriel Winant believes that in the distance between these two books, a range of new questions to debate for years ahead emerges.