More on Harvard and the Unabomber: the Babu read the Unabomber’s manifesto years ago, and while it was confused, rambling and derivative, it made sense in a way the media chose to ignore. The Identity Theory interview with Alston Chase explains why….

Abraham Eraly’s Introduction to The Mughal Throne impresses Edward Luce, especially when Eraly writes, “In every other major civilisation the past has died so that the future could be born. But India seems to be killing the future so that the past can live on.” But, says Luce, Eraly promises serious history and delivers merely a view through the “keyhole of the bedchamber”. The Daily Telegraph, meanwhile, wants more maps and illustrations.

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