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Review of books

December 2014
‘We’re living in a tyranny of like-mindedness’
‘We’re living in a tyranny of like-mindedness’

Tim Black Books

‘We’re living in a tyranny of like-mindedness’

Howard Jacobson on Jews, comedy, dystopia and why ‘agreement is terrifying’.

December 2014

Review of books

In this month’s spiked review of books, the brilliant Howard Jacobson ponders the deadly seriousness of comedy, and the eternal return of anti-Semitism; Ann Furedi praises a pro-abortion manifesto from Katha Pollitt; Mick Hume revels in the comic glories of Viz. Plus, spiked writers name their books of the year – enjoy!

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