review of books, July 2014

1 August 2014

Isaiah vs Isaac: a philosophers’ catfight

Isaiah Berlin’s run-ins with Isaac Deutscher show what a bitch Berlin could be.

25 July 2014

Liberals against liberalism

How did liberals become so elitist and contemptuous of the public?

18 July 2014

Rod Liddle vs the New Establishment

Selfish Whining Monkeys is a biting critique of the metropolitan elite.

11 July 2014

Saving normal in a world gone mad

One psychiatrist’s rebellion against the pathologisation of everyday life.

11 July 2014

Blueprints
of Babel

A new dictionary of untranslatable ideas and words is heavygoing, but absorbing.

11 July 2014

IT's not the future

The Second Machine Age sacrifices sense at the altar of technology.

10 July 2014

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