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Rob Schmitz on “Street of Eternal Happiness: Big City Dreams Along a Shanghai Road” (John Murray); Nick Ross on “Crime: How to solve it and why so much of what we’re told is wrong” (Biteback Publishing); Jeanne-Marie Gescher on “All Under Heaven: China’s Dreams of Order” (Kaduba House); Wade Shepard on “Ghost Cities of China: The Story of Cities without People in the World’s Most Populated Country” (Zed Books); Iain Macwhirter on “Disunited Kingdom: How Westminster Won a Referendum but Lost Scotland” (Cargo Publishing); James D. Boys on “Hillary Rising: The Politics, Persona and Policies of a New American Dynasty” (Biteback Publishing); Rana Mitter on “China’s War with Japan 1937-1945: The Struggle for Survival” (Allen Lane); Jonathan Meades on “An Encyclopaedia of Myself” (Fourth Estate); Frank Furedi on “First World War – Still No End in Sight” (Bloomsbury Continuum); George Brock on “Out of Print: Newspapers, Journalism and the Business of News in the Digital Age” (Kogan Page); Paul Morley on “The North (and almost everything in it)” (Bloomsbury); Robert Adam on “The Globalisation of Modern Architecture: The impact of politics, economics and social change on architecture and urban design since 1990” (Cambridge Scholars); David Goodhart on “The British Dream: Successes and Failures of Post-War Immigration” (Atlantic Books); Jonathan Fenby on “Tiger Head, Snake Tails: China Today, How it Got There and Where it is Heading” (Simon & Schuster); Martin Jacques on “When China Rules the World” (Penguin); Lord Robert Skidelsky on “How Much is Enough?: Money and the Good Life” (Allen Lane); Stefan Collini on “What are Universities For?” (Allen Lane); Evan Davis on “Made in Britain: How the Nation Earns its Living” (Little, Brown); Kerry Brown on “Ballot Box China: Grassroots Democracy in the Final Major One Party State” (Zed Books); Jonathan Glancey on “Nagaland: A Journey into India’s Forgotten Frontier” (Faber and Faber); Martin Sixsmith on “Russia: A 1,000-year Chronicle of the Wild East” (Ebury Press); Matt Ridley on “The Rational Optimist How Prosperity Evolves” (Harper Collins); David Aaronovitch on “Voodoo Histories: How Conspiracy Theory has Shaped Modern History” (Vintage); Julie Hill on “The Secret Life of Stuff: A Manual for a New Material World” (Vintage); Gary Younge on ”Who Are We: And Should It Matter In The 21st Century?” (Viking); Philippe Legrain on “Aftershock: Reshaping the World Economy After the Crisis” (Little, Brown); Kevin Bloom on “Ways of Staying“ (Portabello Books); David Willets, MP and author of ”The Pinch – How the Baby Boomers Took Their Children’s Future – And Why They Should Give it Back” (Atlantic Books); Natalie Haynes on “The Ancient Guide to Modern Life” (Profile); Robert Service on “Trotsky: A Biography” (Macmillan); Peter Hitchens on “The Broken Compass: How British Politics has Lost its Way” (Continuum); Humphrey Hawksley on “Democracy Kills: What’s So Good About Having the Vote?” (Macmillan); Tristram Hunt on “The Frock-Coated Communist: The Revolutionary Life of Friedrich Engels” (Allen Lane); Mike Hulme on “Why We Disagree About Climate Change: Understanding Controversy, Inaction and Opportunity” (Cambridge Universtiy Press); Richard Reeves on “John Stuart Mill: Victorian Firebrand“ (Atlantic Books); Nandan Nilekani on “Imagining India: Ideas for a New Century” (Penguin, Allen Lane); Cosmo Landesman on “Starstruck: Fame, Failure, My Family and Me” (Macmillan); Lord Nigel Lawson on “An Appeal to Reason: A Cool Look at Global Warming” (Gerald Duckworth & Co); Rebecca Jenkins on “The First London Olympics: 1908” (Piatkus; Little, Brown Book); Conor Foley on “The Thin Blue Line: How Humanitarianism Went to War“ (Verso); David Smith on “The Dragon and the Elephant: China, India and the New World Order” (Profile Books); Julian Baggini on “Welcome to Everytown” (Granta); Paul Mason on ”Live Working or Die Fighting” (Harvill Secker); Francis Wheen on ‘Marx’s “Das Kapital”‘ (Atlantic); David Edgar on “Playing with Fire” (Nick Hern Books); Dame Julia Neuberger on “The Moral State We’re In” (Harper Collins); Martin Wolf on “Why Globalization Works: The Case for the Global Market Economy” (Yale University Press); John Ralston Saul on ”The Collapse of Globalism… and the Reinvention of the World“ (Viking Publishing, Toronto); Carne Ross on “An Independent Diplomat: Dispatches From an Unaccountable Elite” (Cornell Univ. Press); Michael Gove MP on “Celsius 7/7” (Weidenfeld & Nicolson); Frank Field MP on “Neighbours from Hell“ (Politico’s); Susan George on “Another World possible If…“ (Verso); Francis Gilbert on “Yob Nation: The Truth About Britain’s Yob Culture” (Portrait): Dea Birkett on “Off The Beaten Track: Three Centuries of Women Travellers” (National Portrait Gallery); Geoff Mulgan on “Good and Bad Power: The Ideals and Betrayals of Government” (Allen Lane); Hywel Williams on “Britain’s Power Elites: The Rebirth of Ruling Class” (Constable & Robinson); James Delingpole on “How to be Right” (Headline Review); Mayer Hillman on “How We Can Save the Planet” (Penguin); Jeremy Stangroom on “The Dictionary of Fashionable Nonsense: A Guide for Edgy People” (Souvenir Press); Joe Kerr on “London: From Punk to Blair” (Reaktion Books); Nicolette Jones on “The Plimsoll Sensation: The Great Campaign to Save Live at Sea”