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Reviews

Whatever happened to Iran? - Milan Rai surveys ten recent Iran books

Things seemed quiet on the Iran front for a few months, but they might be about to heat up.

Johny Pitts, Afropean: Notes from Black Europe

Penguin, 2019; 416pp; £10.99

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Maya Goodfellow, Hostile Environment: How Immigrants Became Scapegoats

Verso, 2019; 272pp; £12.99

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Rutger Bregman, Humankind: A Hopeful History

Bloomsbury, 2020; 463pp; £20

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Astra Taylor, Democracy May Not Exist But We’ll Miss it When It’s Gone & What is democracy?

Verso, 2019; 368pp; £14.99 / National Film Board of Canada, 2018; 1h 47m; $12.99 from 
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Kate Charlesworth, Sensible Footwear: A Girl’s Guide

Myriad, 2019; 320pp; £17.99

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Patrick Cockburn, War in the Age of Trump: The Defeat of Isis, the Fall of the Kurds, the Conflict with Iran

OR Books, 2020; 324pp; £18

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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James Dunkerley, Crusoe and His Consequences

OR Books, 2019 ; 273pp ; £16; available online here

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Walden Bello, Paper Dragons: China and the Next Crash

Zed, 2019; 319pp; £18.99

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Commoners Choir, Untied Kingdom

No Masters, 2020; 49 mins; £16.75 inc p&p, available at commonerschoir.com

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