John Gray is the New Statesman's lead book reviewer. His latest book is "The Immortalisation Commission: Science and the Strange Quest to Cheat Death (Penguin, £9.99).

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Culture
31 January 2013
The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? Jared Diamond Allen Lane, 512pp, £20...
Books
29 November 2012
Why Tolerate Religion? Brian Leiter Princeton University Press, 192pp, £16.95 Toleration is out of fashion....
Culture
04 October 2012
Extreme Metaphors: Interviews with J G Ballard, 1967-2008 Edited by Simon Sellars and Dan O’Hara Fourth...
Culture
20 September 2012
The limits of Enlightenment.
Culture
15 August 2012
Beyond the wardrobe door.
Books
27 June 2012
Memoirs of a Revolutionary by Victor Serge, New York Review Books, 416pp, £9.99 “We revolutionaries, who...
Books
06 June 2012
The Second World War Antony Beevor Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 880pp, £25 On 18 February 1943, Goebbels spoke...
Economics
09 May 2012
What Money Can't Buy: the Moral Limits of Markets Michael Sandel Allen Lane, 256pp, £20 At the...
Books
25 April 2012
The rule of the super-rich.
Books
15 March 2012
The Church’s loss is the world’s gain. There are not many brave enough to take the risk of starting a new...
16 February 2012
Religion for Atheists: a Non-Believer's Guide to the Uses of ReligionAlain de BottonHamish Hamilton, 320pp, £18.99...
Books
23 January 2012
George F Kennan: an American LifeJohn Lewis GaddisAllen Lane, 800pp, £30“This whole tendency to see ourselves as...
Books
12 December 2011
Paper Promises: Money, Debt and the New World Order Philip Coggan Allen Lane, 304pp, £20 "I wasn't...
Books
10 November 2011
Grand Pursuit: the Story of Economic Genius Sylvia NasarFourth Estate, 558pp, £25Assessing the state of economics as he...
Books
06 October 2011
On Hitchens

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