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
Paul Auerbach

23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism, by Ha-Joon Chang.

A Scottish Salmond in a sea of banalities?
Tom Gallagher

Salmond Against the Odds, by David Torrance.

Israel: the politics of brute force
Geoffrey Bindman

The Punishment of Gaza, by Gideon Levy.

Heath: no need to be loved
Mark Garnett

Edward Heath: The Authorised Biography, by Philip Ziegler.

The politics of rebellious music
Nico Pizzolato

Reds, Whites and Blues: Social Movements, Folk Music and Race in the United States, by William G. Roy.

Lloyd George's wrong choices
Dick Leonard

David Lloyd George: The Great Outsider, by Roy Hattersley.

The constraints on American caesars
Richard Briand

American Caesars: Lives of the American Presidents, from Franklyn D. Roosevelt to George Bush, by Nigel Hamilton.

Faltering Habermas
Gianfranco Pasquino

Europe: The Faltering Project, by Jürgen Habermas.

Some light on the Prince of Darkness
Andrew Blick

The Third Man: Life at the Heart of New Labour, by Peter Mandelson.

Trio: Inside the Blair, Brown, Mandelson Project, by Giles Radice.