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Reviewed in the LRB - Vol. 43 No. 10

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Ge Zhaoguang, an eminent historian of traditional China and a public intellectual, takes on fundamental questions that shape the domestic and international politics of the world's most populous country and its second largest economy. What…

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LONGLISTED FOR THE 2021 INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZEA dazzling, genre-defying novel in verse, full of trial and sacrifice, The Perfect Nine is a glorious epic about the founding of Kenya's Gikuyu people and the ideals of beauty, courage and…

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The Enlightenment is one of the formative periods of Western history, yet more than 300 years after it began, it remains controversial. It is often seen as the fountainhead of modern values such as human rights, religious toleration,…

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This new biography of famed American novelist Philip Roth offers a full account of his development as a writer.…

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A Sunday Times Book of the Year'A book about love, identity, acceptance and the freedom to write, paint, compose and wear corduroy breeches with gaiters. To swear, kiss, publish and be damned. It is vastly entertaining and often moving ...…

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LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2021…

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