Selected Poems by Robinson Jeffers

May 2, 2008

My ‘book of a lifetime’ – the work of a long-neglected poet.

Welcome to Everytown

March 2, 2007

A review of the book by Julian Baggini. In which a media philosopher ventures beyond Cosmopolis and brings back some useful insights.

England in Particular

June 15, 2006

A review of the splendid and heart-warming encyclopaedia by Sue Clifford and Angela King

Return to Akenfield

March 29, 2006

A review of Craig Taylor’s book, revisiting Ronald Blythe’s classic work

Confessions of an Economic Hitman

March 13, 2006

A review of the revealing book by John Charlton. Prepare to be genuinely disturbed …

Demo: a book review

August 31, 2005

A review of a new political novel by Alison Miller which accidentally demonstrates why so many political novels don’t work.

The World is Flat

May 28, 2005

A review of the book by American uber-journalist Thomas Friedman

IOU: the debt threat, and how we must defuse it

November 4, 2004

Noreena Hertz’s new book is as ridiculous as she is.

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