BOOKS: Bolshevik mind set

Published: September 1, 2008
Written by Tribune web editor

Yezhov: The Rise of Stalin’s “Iron Fist” by J Arch Getty and Oleg V Naumov Yale University Press, £25 THE Soviet secret police always made a meticulous inventory of their …

BOOKS: Battling for Europe

Published: August 30, 2008
Written by Tribune web editor

Six Battles that Shaped Europe’s Parliament by Julian Priestley John Harper, £18 THE European Parliament has come of age. Now it legislates, fixes the budget, appoints and controls the executive. …

BOOKS: Resurrection shuffle

Published: July 2, 2008
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Dalai Lama: The Revealing Life Story and His Struggle for Tibet by Mayank Chhaya IB Tauris, £9.99 THERE is, perhaps, no religious or political leader who embodies his nation as …