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Four new books, from the cast that brought us Brexit, chronicle the end of one political age – and the start of another.
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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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