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  1. LRB | Barry Schwartz : Stop the treadmill!

    Interesting review of what sounds like a fascinating book: ‘The Challenge of Affluence: Self-Control and Well-Being in the United States and Britain since 1950’ by Avner Offer. (Subscribers only unfortunately.)

  2. LRB | Jonathan Lear : Can the virtuous person exist in the modern world?

    More ethics, morality, philosophy stuff for me to delve into one mythical day when I have loads more time to read books. (Subscribers only)

  3. LRB | David Edgar : Stalking Out

    Review of a John Osborne biography with lots of interesting history about 1950s/60s London theatre, especially ‘Look Back in Anger’, Stratford East, and the Royal Court, and whether theatre was shaken up or not.

  4. LRB | E.S. Turner : Catchers in the Rye

    Interesting article about the history of animal and human traps (subscribers only).

  5. LRB | letters from Vol. 28 No. 15

    I have a letter in the current London Review of Books. I fear they’ll rumble that my knowledge is based solely on Google and Wikipedia (I’ve never seen ‘Happy Days’).

  6. LRB | Tom Shippey : The Most Learned Man in Europe

    Interesting summary of the history of libraries in Western Europe. (Subscribers only.)

  7. LRB | Rose George : Diary

    Subscribers-only or pay-for, but an interesting account of going into London’s sewers. She’s working on a book about human waste…

  8. LRB | Steven Shapin : At the Amsterdam

    Review of two books on the history of coffee houses. A fascinating summary of how lively, interesting and important they were. (Subscribers only unfortunately.)

  9. LRB | Patrick Wright : Cubist Slugs

    Particularly for the first two-thirds, outlining the fascinating art-influenced history of early camouflage. Worth a read.

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