Saturday, September 24, 2022

The ‘dangerous’ books too powerful to read.

Forty years on from the launch of Banned Books Week, censorship is once again on the rise. John Self considers the long and ignoble global history of book-banning.

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Tuesday, September 20, 2022


Command by Lawrence Freedman review – inside the war room

From Korea to Ukraine, a brilliant study of the politics and personalities that drive modern conflicts (from ‘The Guardian’):

Monday, September 19, 2022


If a book is banned, then read it. A new idea is a terrible thing to waste (from the ‘Miami Herald’):