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Middle England, by Jonathan Coe – book review

Come for answers. Get questions

17 May 2020 · Leave a comment

WTF? by Robert Peston – book review

Compelling, convincing and somewhat sweary

28 November 2019 · 1 Comment

Unleashing Demons – the inside story of Brexit, by Craig Oliver – book review

The Black Box of the car crash

21 July 2019 · Leave a comment

How to lose a referendum, by Jason Farrell and Paul Goldsmith – book review

A tale stunning in its simultaneous simplicity and complexity

25 July 2018 · 1 Comment

Fall Out, by Tim Shipman – book review

Political journalism without a hero

3 December 2017 · 1 Comment

Theatre of Dreams #cpc17

Cameron and Osborne – not Boris Johnson – ruined Theresa May’s week

4 October 2017 · Leave a comment

No is not enough, by Naomi Klein – book review

Not enough. But a start.

31 July 2017 · Leave a comment

Post Truth: the new war on truth and how to fight back, by Matthew d’Ancona – book review

Let’s take back civic responsibility

25 June 2017 · 3 Comments

A ‘post-war consensus’ for the 21st century

In the past, the future was something exciting, not scary.

16 May 2017 · Leave a comment

The Wall Jumper, by Peter Schneider – book review

Fake news had nothing on 1980s Berlin – a place without truth where citizens searched for identity

29 March 2017 · 3 Comments