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Sins of the Father Out Now

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Just to let ILR (RSS and email sub) readers know Conor McCabe’s book Sins of the Father: Tracing the Decisions that Shaped the Irish Economy is available from the publisher The History Press, Ireland and…

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Springtime, the New Student Rebellions

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Book Review: Springtime, the New Student Rebellions (Edited by Clare Solomon and Tania Palmieri. Verso, March 2011.) The autumn and winter of 2010 saw the sudden and dramatic re-emergence of radical student movements, with mass…

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There is No Ferryman

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Book Review: Slavoj Žižek, The Puppet and the Dwarf: The Perverse Core of Christianity. Cambridge & London: MIT Press. 2003 Žižek & Milbank,  The Monstrosity of Christ. Cambridge & London : MIT Press. 2009 Leibnitz…

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The Net Delusion

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Book Review: The Net Delusion, Evgeny Morozov (Allen Lane, £14.99 stg) I started reading this book on the day the people of Tunisia’s unprecedented uprising prompted their president Zine Abedine Ben Ali to flee the…

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Keeping the Wound Open

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Book Review: What Ever Happened to Modernism? Gabriel Josipovici (Yale University Press 2010) When a dreadful book like Howard Jacobson’s The Finkler Question can win a major literary award against a novel like Tom McCarthy’s…

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