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Reviewed in the LRB - Vol. 44 No. 11

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A major new biography of Huldrych Zwingli-the warrior preacher who shaped the early Reformation Huldrych Zwingli (1484-1531) was the most significant early reformer after Martin Luther. As the architect of the Reformation in Switzerland, he…

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The world's leading economist of inequality presents a short but sweeping and surprisingly optimistic history of human progress toward equality despite crises, disasters, and backsliding. A perfect introduction to the ideas developed in his…

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The first posthumous collection from the writings of Stanley Cavell, shedding new light on the distinctive vision and intellectual trajectory of an influential American philosopher.For Stanley Cavell, philosophy was a matter of responding…

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PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR OF A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUADA Time Magazine Must-Read'A complex, compelling read that showcases Egan's masterful storytelling' TIME'A dazzling feat of literary construction' VOGUEFrom one of the…

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Judy Chicago is America's most dynamic living artist. Her works comprise a dizzying array of media from performance and installation to the glittering table laid for thirty- nine iconic women in The Dinner Party (now permanently housed at…

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The Amazon No.1 BestsellerThe Sunday Times Bestseller THE ROYAL BOOK OF THE YEAR_________________________________'Eye-poppingly revealing. . . impeccable sources, historical heft and canny insights served up with a zingy wit. There are many…

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There's no right way to keep a diary, but if there's an entertaining way, David Sedaris seems to have mastered it.If it's navel-gazing you're after, you've come to the wrong place; ditto treacly self-examination. Rather, his observations…

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Winner of the T. S. Eliot Prize 2020.Poetry Book Society Choice, Summer 2020.Bhanu Kapil's extraordinary and original work has been published in the US over the last two decades. During that time Kapil has established herself as one of our…

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'A masterful portrait of a historic watershed' Publishers Weekly'Elucidating, indispensable' KirkusA thrilling history of the revolutionary birth of modern Greece from 'the preeminent historian of a generation' (Misha Glenny)In the…

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