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Reviewed in the LRB - Vol. 44 No. 15

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'As a mayor, I am responsible for the upkeep of rural roads; as poet, I prefer to see them neglected.'Jules Renard was a French literary figure of the late nineteenth century. Not a Parisian but a committed countryman, he was elected mayor…

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A history of the UK's regional inequalities, and why they matterBritain has scarcely begun to come to terms with its recent upheavals, from the crisis over Brexit to the collapse of Labour's "red wall." What can explain such momentous…

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Raised from babydom into doubt, I’m as feminine as Rousseau. I, Hazel Brown, eldest daughter of a disappearing class, penniless neophyte stunned by the glamour of literature, tradeless, clueless, yet with considerable moral stamina…

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'The financial investigation of the decade... Money Men instantly enters the canon of great financial crime books' Bradley Hope, author of The Billion Dollar Whale'A rip-roaring ride into the underworld of the global economy' Tom Burgis,…

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THE IRISH TOP 10 BESTSELLERA gripping investigation into one of Irish history’s greatest mysteries, Great Hatred reveals the true story behind one of the most significant political assassinations to ever have been committed on British…

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'The master storyteller of our times takes us on a funny, poignant, and ultimately triumphant journey' HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON'The whole story of his truly astonishing life' BOB WOODWARD'The book was damn near addictive. I loved it' RON…

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Getting to grips with the overlapping geopolitical, economic, and political crises faced by Western democratic societies in the 2020s.The 21st century has brought a powerful tide of geopolitical, economic, and democratic shocks. Their…

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’An absolutely masterly work’ Stephen FryAlex Ross, renowned author of the international bestseller The Rest Is Noise, reveals how Richard Wagner became the proving ground for modern art and politics—an aesthetic war…

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The 'mesmerisingly powerful' (Sally Rooney) second book from the author of critical smash Young Skins, winner of the Guardian First Book Award and the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature.A quiet night in the neighbourhood pub is…

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