Reviewed in the LRB, volume 39 number 2, 19 January 2017

Books reviewed in volume 39 number 2 of The London Review of Books (19 January 2017).

The Marches

Rory Stewart

Colin Kidd writes:

Last June’s xenophobic campaign and the Brexit vote that followed have left Scots – even the most unionist – estranged from the idea of Britain. In the months before the ...

£18.99

Utopia

Saint Thomas More and Ursula K. Le Guin, introduction by China Mieville

Glen Newey writes:

‘A New Jerusalem cannot be built without an effective sewage system,’ Miriam Eliav-Feldon wrote in Realistic Utopias (1982). Indeed, the old Jerusalem relied in biblical ...

Jonathan Swift: The Reluctant Rebel

John Stubbs

Clare Bucknell writes:

One of Jonathan Swift’s first published poems was a piece of 18 lines called ‘A Description of the Morning’. It was printed anonymously in an April 1709 edition of ...

£25.00

More: Utopia

Saint Thomas More, edited by George M. Logan, translated by Robert M. Adams

Glen Newey writes:

‘A New Jerusalem cannot be built without an effective sewage system,’ Miriam Eliav-Feldon wrote in Realistic Utopias (1982). Indeed, the old Jerusalem relied in biblical ...