Books

Review: The Anatomy of Israel's Survival

By Geoffrey Paul, August 30, 2011

By Hirsh Goodman
Perseus, £17.99

There comes a moment when, if attempting an analysis of Israel's political and military dilemmas, you just have to get on with it hoping that, between pen and publication, nothing will happen - an intifada, a war, an assassination - that will make your assessment little more than footnotes to a volume of history.

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Review: The Africa Reich

By Rob Minshull, August 30, 2011

By Guy Saville
Hodder, £6.99

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Review: The Emperor of Lies

By Madeleine Kingsley, August 19, 2011

By Steve Sem-Sandberg
Faber £14.99

As the body of Holocaust literature grows year on year, one might expect an emotional toughening-up among readers. Surely there is a limit to the breath that is beaten out of us by a Sophie's Choice, a Schindler's Ark or a Suite Francaise?

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Review: And This Is The Light

By David Herman, August 19, 2011

By Lea Goldberg
The Toby Press, £16.99

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Review: The Imperfectionists

By David Herman, August 12, 2011

Tom Rachman
Quercus, £6.99

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Review: Far to Go

By Jennifer Lipman, August 11, 2011

By Alison Pick
Headline, £12.99

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Review: Einstein Before Israel

By David Edmonds, August 10, 2011

By Ze'ev Rosenkranz
Princeton University Press, £24.95

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How do you feel - and why?

By David Conway, August 10, 2011

Zero Degrees of Empathy
By Simon Baron Cohen
Allen Lane, £20

Feelings
By Stephen Frosh
Taylor & Francis, £17.99

Simon Baron Cohen relates at the start of his new book how, as a young boy, he was told by his father about the atrocities against the inmates of concentration camps committed by their guards and others.

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The Jews in the Secret Nazi Reports on Popular Opinion in Germany, 1933-1945

By David Cesarani, August 1, 2011

By Otto Dov Kulka and Eberhard Jäckel
Yale University Press, £100

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Review: Heatwave and Crazy Birds

By Jennifer Lipman, August 1, 2011

By Gabriela Avigur-Rotem
Dalkey Archive Press, £11.99

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