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Weekend reads | 13 April 2012

Weekend reads | 13 April 2012

by Caroline Crampton / 13 Apr 2012 16:49

Here's my pick for this week of longer articles from all over the web. If you've got a Kindle or other eReader, consult the first in this series for how to send them straight from your browser to your device to enjoy later

Last hope for the left - David Goodhart

David Goodhart reviews two books that attempt to answer the question of why conservative ideologies seem to be in

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Easter reads | 05 April 2012

Easter reads | 05 April 2012

by Caroline Crampton / 05 Apr 2012 16:12

Here's my pick for longer articles you should be reading this Easter weekend. If you've got a Kindle or other eReader, consult the first in this series for how to send them straight from your browser to your device to enjoy later

The Transition: Lyndon Johnson and the events in Dallas - Robert A Caro

Unfortunately not available in full online to non-New Yorker subscribers, but even the abstract of

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Weekend reads | 2 March

Weekend reads | 2 March

by Caroline Crampton / 02 Mar 2012 16:11

Here's my pick for this week of longer articles from all over the web. If you've got a Kindle or other eReader, consult the first in this series for how to send them straight from your browser to your device to enjoy later

The Doom Loop - Andrew Haldane

It's a topic that is discussed a lot at the moment, but rarely with the kind of clarity or finesse

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Weekend reads | 24 February

Weekend reads | 24 February

by Caroline Crampton / 24 Feb 2012 15:49

Here's my pick for this week of longer articles from all over the web. If you've got a Kindle or other eReader, consult the first in this series for how to send them straight from your browser to your device to enjoy later

Excuses for Madness - MF Burnyeat

This London Review of Books review of William Harris' book on classical precedents for anger control is a gem. Get to

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Weekend reads | 17 February

Weekend reads | 17 February

by Caroline Crampton / 17 Feb 2012 15:51

Here's my pick for this week of longer articles from all over the web. If you've got a Kindle or other eReader, consult the first in this series for how to send them straight from your browser to your device to enjoy later

Carlton House Terrace, and the mind of a statesman - Professor Sir David Cannabine FBA [PDF]

The text of a lecture delivered to the British academy on

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Weekend reads | 10 February

Weekend reads | 10 February

by Caroline Crampton / 10 Feb 2012 15:13

Here's my pick for this week of longer articles from all over the web. If you've got a Kindle or other eReader, consult the first in this series for how to send them straight from your browser to your device to enjoy later

Truth, lies and Afghanistan - Daniel Davis

On the lack of leadership and the artful concealment involved in the US military campaign in Afghanistan. This Armed Forces

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Weekend reads | 3 February

Weekend reads | 3 February

by Caroline Crampton and Oliver Wiseman / 03 Feb 2012 15:59

Here's my pick for this week of longer articles from all over the web. If you've got a Kindle or other eReader, consult the first in this series for how to send them straight from your browser to your device to enjoy later

Why it’s kicking off everywhere – Paul Mason

Mason’s speaking notes from a lecture he gave recently at the LSE. He examines the unrest all over the

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Weekend reads | 27 Jan 2012

Weekend reads | 27 Jan 2012

by Caroline Crampton / 27 Jan 2012 15:38

Here's my pick for this week of longer articles from all over the web. If you've got a Kindle or other eReader, consult the first in this series for how to send them straight from your browser to your device to enjoy later

A few truths about Davos - Lance Knobel

An article stuffed full of fascinating insights into the World Economic Forum in Davos, from a man who used

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Weekend reads

Weekend reads

by Caroline Crampton / 13 Jan 2012 15:54

Prompted by Dan Knowles’s excellent blog earlier this week about the Kindle and how great it is for reading longer articles and essays, I’ve decided to start sharing the things I’ve been reading digitally each week.

I’ve had a Kindle for just under a year now, and use it for two things. I read out-of-print works I’ve never got round to before, which are available free from Project Gutenberg, handily formatted

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