FiveBooks Newsletter 40


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Dear FiveBooks Readers,

This week on FiveBooks, we’ve brought you recommendations from the likes of
  Anthony Julius, Michael Palliser, and Alison Gopnik; their chosen volumes
  range from _Lady Chatterley’s Lover_ to Henry Kissinger’s _Diplomacy_ and
  Marjorie Taylor’s excellent work of child psychology, _Imaginary Companions
  and the Children Who Create Them. _Enjoy!

[1]Anthony Julius on Censorship
    Links:
      1. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/anthony-julius-on-censorship

_Monday, March 28th_
  Senior solicitor-advocate at Mishcon de Reya discusses the collision between
  literature and the law [2]Continue Reading…
    Links:
      2. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/anthony-julius-on-censorship

[3]Rory McTurk on Old Icelandic Culture
    Links:
      3. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/rory-mcturk-on-old-icelandic-culture

_Tuesday, March 29th_
  Authoritative academic discusses the Icelandic sagas, medieval Nordic
  history and links to Anglo-Saxon England [4]Continue Reading…
    Links:
      4. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/rory-mcturk-on-old-icelandic-culture

[5]Richard Beard on Rugby
    Links:
      5. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/richard-beard-on-rugby

_Wednesday, March 30th_
  Rugby fanatic Richard Beard explains the difference between rugby league and
  rugby union – and says the aggression you need for the game doesn’t always
  translate well into life [6]Continue Reading…
    Links:
      6. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/richard-beard-on-rugby

[7]Michael Palliser on Diplomacy
    Links:
      7. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/michael-palliser-on-diplomacy

_Thursday, March 31st_
  Veteran diplomat Michael Palliser discusses his friend Henry Kissinger’s
  diplomatic skills and says his experiences in post-war Germany made him a
  committed European [8]Continue Reading…
    Links:
      8. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/michael-palliser-on-diplomacy

[9]Alison Gopnik on Children and Their Minds
    Links:
      9. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/alison-gopnik-on-children-and-their-minds

_Friday, April 1st_
  American author and psychology professor talks about what is really going on
  in our children’s minds [10]Continue Reading…
    Links:
      10. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/alison-gopnik-on-children-and-their-minds

[11]Bob Johnstone on Solar Power
    Links:
      11. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/bob-johnstone-on-solar-power

_Sunday, April 3rd_
  Former _Wired_ contributing editor and MIT Science Journalism Fellow
  explains why the Germans lead the world in solar energy and whether it's
  time to install a panel on your own roof [12]Continue Reading…
  Finally, this week we’ll feature a six-part Poetry series in honour of
  National Poetry Month. Our first interview is with [13]Gillian Clarke, the
  National Poet of Wales, who tells us why she considers Ted Hughes, Seamus
  Heaney and R S Thomas ‘the gods of poetry’.
    Links:
      12. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/bob-johnstone-on-solar-power
      13. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/gillian-clarke-on-poetry

Yours,

The FiveBooks team at TheBrowser

[14]The Matchmaker
    Links:
      14. http://thebrowser.com/articles/matchmaker

Leon Neyfakh | Boston Globe | 3 April 2011

Alvin Roth, Harvard economist, designs markets that work without money.
  Helped develop systems for matching doctors with hospital internships, and
  assigning children to NY public schools. Working now on national kidney
  exchange

Current Topic

[15]Moral Philosophy
    Links:
      15. http://thebrowser.com/topics/moral-philosophy

Do babies have morals? Does surveillance make us better? Is free will an
  illusion or not? Is there such a thing as evil? Get to grips with the big
  questions of right and wrong

Book of the Week

[16]Winning Our Energy Independence: An Energy Insider Shows How
    Links:
      16. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/winning-our-energy-independence-energy-insider-shows-how-by-david-freeman

_by David Freeman_

_Bob Johnstone says:_ “So many books about serious subjects are insufferably
  dull, but this one is really enjoyable. It’s also quite an unknown book. I
  don’t imagine a lot of people have come across it, but it deserves to be
  widely read.”

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