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Reviewed in the LRB - Vol. 43 No. 8

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Longlisted for the RUNCIMAN AWARD, 2021Medicine is one of the great fields of achievement of the Ancient Greeks. Hippocrates is celebrated worldwide as the father of medicine and the Hippocratic Oath is admired throughout the medical…

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Shortlisted for the 2020 Baillie Gifford Prize…

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A wide-ranging account of shipping and capitalism in the Middle East On the map of global trade, China is now the factory of the world. A parade of ships full of raw commodities -iron ore, coal, oil- arrive in its ports, and fleets of…

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'Excellent ... much to ponder' Financial Times…

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LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2021SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2021______________________________________________'A literary star' Hadley Freeman, Guardian'An intellectual and emotional rollercoaster' Daily…

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A revolutionary new understanding of the human brain and its changeable nature. The brain is a dynamic, electric, living forest. It is not rigidly fixed but instead constantly modifies its patterns - adjusting to remember, adapting to new…

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LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2020LONGLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2021'The boldest debut of the year . . . It is refreshing to discover a new author of such grand scale, singular focus and blistering vision' ObserverAmerica. In…

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There is no better guide than Paul Krugman to basic economics, the ideas that animate much of our public policy. Likewise, there is no better foe of zombie economics, the misunderstandings that just won't die. Arguing with Zombies is…

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