A new book by Liam Byrne explains that the British government is making a critical mistake in its methods of combating home-grown extremism.
Erica Wager reviews Tim Harford's Messy: How to Be Creative and Resilient in a Tidy-Minded World.
With the election of Donald Trump the power of the US gun industry is being further consolidated.
From Jason Cowley to John Bew, the New Statesman team share their favourite book of 2016.
Four new books, from the cast that brought us Brexit, chronicle the end of one political age – and the start of another.
Politicians from both sides of the House share their picks of the year.
Naomi Alderman's The Power imagines how women would behave if they, not men, were the dominant gender.
From Eimear McBride to Stuart Maconie, The Argonauts to Transit, writers share their picks of the year.
This witty guide to masculinity in the 21st century challenges traditional definitions of manhood.
Corbyn gets the court biography treatment in The Candidate, yet the book has little to say about the world beyond Labour's left.
Swift believed that humans have an innate capacity for reason, which they fail to use. But did he take the human comedy too seriously?
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