review of books, July 2014
Isaiah Berlin’s run-ins with Isaac Deutscher show what a bitch Berlin could be.
How did liberals become so elitist and contemptuous of the public?
Selfish Whining Monkeys is a biting critique of the metropolitan elite.
One psychiatrist’s rebellion against the pathologisation of everyday life.
A new dictionary of untranslatable ideas and words is heavygoing, but absorbing.
Must-reads from the past week
The Second Machine Age sacrifices sense at the altar of technology.
Podcast: spiked reviewers talk snobby liberals, psychiatric tyranny and Rod Liddle.