Books reviewed in this issue.
The Real Story of the Romanian ‘Revolution’
1989 à l'est de l'Europe: une mémoire controversée, edited by Jérôme Heurtaux and Cédric Pellen.
La mort des Ceauşescu: la vérité sur un coup d'Etat communiste, by Catherine Durandin and Guy Hoedts.
A hedgehog approach to capitalism
23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism, by Ha-Joon Chang.
A Scottish Salmond in a sea of banalities?
Salmond Against the Odds, by David Torrance.
Israel: the politics of brute force
The Punishment of Gaza, by Gideon Levy.
Heath: no need to be loved
Edward Heath: The Authorised Biography, by Philip Ziegler.
The politics of rebellious music
Reds, Whites and Blues: Social Movements, Folk Music and Race in the United States, by William G. Roy.
Lloyd George's wrong choices
David Lloyd George: The Great Outsider, by Roy Hattersley.
The constraints on American caesars
American Caesars: Lives of the American Presidents, from Franklyn D. Roosevelt to George Bush, by Nigel Hamilton.
Europe: The Faltering Project, by Jürgen Habermas.
Some light on the Prince of Darkness
The Third Man: Life at the Heart of New Labour, by Peter Mandelson.
Trio: Inside the Blair, Brown, Mandelson Project, by Giles Radice.