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The Best Bookshops in St Andrews, Scotland

Sneha Reddy takes us on a tour of the best bookshops in St Andrews, Scotland. If there’s a bookshop that […]

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    Book Review: Understanding the Imaginary War: Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90 edited by Matthew Grant and Benjamin Ziemann

Book Review: Understanding the Imaginary War: Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90 edited by Matthew Grant and Benjamin Ziemann

In Understanding the Imaginary War: Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90, editors Matthew Grant and Benjamin Ziemann offer a […]

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    Book Review: Engaged Urbanism: Cities and Methodologies edited by Ben Campkin and Ger Duijzings

Book Review: Engaged Urbanism: Cities and Methodologies edited by Ben Campkin and Ger Duijzings

In Engaged Urbanism: Cities and Methodologies, editors Ben Campkin and Ger Duijzings bring together contributors who are challenging assumptions surrounding […]

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    Book Review: Ice Bear: The Cultural History of an Arctic Icon by Michael Engelhard

Book Review: Ice Bear: The Cultural History of an Arctic Icon by Michael Engelhard

In Ice Bear: The Cultural History of an Arctic Icon, Michael Engelhard takes readers on an encyclopaedic journey through time and […]

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    Book Review: Samuel Richardson and the Theory of Tragedy: Clarissa’s Caesuras by J. A. Smith

Book Review: Samuel Richardson and the Theory of Tragedy: Clarissa’s Caesuras by J. A. Smith

In Samuel Richardson and the Theory of Tragedy: Clarissa’s Caesuras, J.A. Smith offers a new interpretation of this classic […]

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Fort Meade, MD

Photo date: 01-22-2014

Photo by Nate Pesce

Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri stands for photo in front of the USO sign.
Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri visited the Fort Meade USO office on January 22. She signed autographs, took pictures, and met with soldiers from different branches of the military.Gallery

    Book Review: Fashioning Diaspora: Beauty, Femininity and South Asian American Culture by Vanita Reddy

Book Review: Fashioning Diaspora: Beauty, Femininity and South Asian American Culture by Vanita Reddy

In Fashioning Diaspora: Beauty, Femininity and South Asian American Culture, Vanita Reddy examines how beauty is a mobilising and […]

The Best Bookshops in Mumbai, India

Georgie Carroll takes us on a tour of the best bookshops in Mumbai, India. If there’s a bookshop that you […]

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    Book Review: Writers’ Rights: Freelance Journalism in a Digital Age by Nicole S. Cohen

Book Review: Writers’ Rights: Freelance Journalism in a Digital Age by Nicole S. Cohen

In Writer’s Rights: Freelance Journalism in a Digital Age, Nicole S. Cohen offers a new study of the working […]

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    New Reading List: 10 Recommended Revolutionary Reads from #LSELitFest 2017

New Reading List: 10 Recommended Revolutionary Reads from #LSELitFest 2017

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Last month, LSE hosted its ninth annual Literary Festival. This year’s theme was […]

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    The Materiality of Research: Dealing with ‘Stuff’ in Design: Thoughts on Materiality in Design Research by Mona Sloane

The Materiality of Research: Dealing with ‘Stuff’ in Design: Thoughts on Materiality in Design Research by Mona Sloane

In this feature essay, Mona Sloane reflects on the importance of material  ‘stuff’ when it comes to understanding the practices […]

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    Book Review: Anthropology of the Arts edited by Gretchen Bakke and Marina Peterson

Book Review: Anthropology of the Arts edited by Gretchen Bakke and Marina Peterson

In Anthropology of the Arts, editors Gretchen Bakke and Marina Peterson offer a new overview of significant anthropological engagement with […]

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    #WorldBookDay 2017: Announcing the LSE Lit Fest 2017 Competition Winners

#WorldBookDay 2017: Announcing the LSE Lit Fest 2017 Competition Winners

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Last week, LSE hosted its ninth annual Literary Festival. This year’s theme […]

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    LSE Lit Fest 2017: Curator Victoria Broackes introduces 5 Key Objects in V & A Exhibition, ‘You Say You Want a Revolution?: Records and Rebels 1966-1970’

LSE Lit Fest 2017: Curator Victoria Broackes introduces 5 Key Objects in V & A Exhibition, ‘You Say You Want a Revolution?: Records and Rebels 1966-1970’

Image Credit: The Beatles Illustrated Lyrics, ‘Revolution’ 1968 by Alan Aldridge © Iconic Images, Alan Aldridge
You Say You Want […]

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    Book Review: The New Elizabethan Age. Culture, Society and National Identity after World War II edited by Irene Morra and Rob Gossedge

Book Review: The New Elizabethan Age. Culture, Society and National Identity after World War II edited by Irene Morra and Rob Gossedge

In The New Elizabethan Age: Culture, Society and National Identity after World War II, editors Irene Morra and Rob […]

Book Review: 1996 and the End of History by David Stubbs

In 1996 and The End of History, journalist and author David Stubbs examines a year – 1996 – that […]

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This work by LSE Review of Books is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 UK: England & Wales.