Newsletter 225


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[1]Man Of Gamaliya
    Links:
      1. http://b.rw/gk7Dqe

Milton Viorst | New Yorker | 2 July 1990

Free online this week only. New Yorker's magnificent profile of Egyptian
  novelist Naguib Mahfouz, from 1990, two years after his Nobel prize. Much
  useful background on Egypt's "not strictly Arabic" political history and
  culture

[2]Virus Of Hysteria
    Links:
      2. http://b.rw/i2dIDg

Theodore Dalrymple | City Journal | 1 February 2011

Powerful short book review, by doctor, on lessons of MMR scandal. "If
  progress in preventive medicine has been remarkable, so in its way has been
  the persistence of prescientific and even anti-scientific thought in modern
  society"

[3]How Cairo, U.S. Were Blindsided
    Links:
      3. http://b.rw/dYqLiE

Charles Levinson | WSJ | 2 February 2011

Superb behind-the-scenes account of Egyptian and US response to rising
  protests. Nobody saw it coming. All eyes on Tunisia. Mubarak ordered police
  to shoot demonstrators early on, break their momentum. Commanding officer
  refused

[4]Powers Of Persuasion
    Links:
      4. http://b.rw/hWvtmK

Michael Price | APA Monitor | 3 February 2011

Interview with Robert Cialdini, psychologist, on nudging. "If a restaurant
  puts on the menu, 'These are our most popular items', then those items
  immediately become 17-20 more popular. It's not social pressure, it's social
  proof"
  [5]View full selection
    Links:
      5. http://thebrowser.com/best

Today's FiveBooks Interview

[6]Bruce Riedel on =PAKISTAN=
    Links:
      6. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/bruce-riedel-on-pakistan

Presidential adviser on Middle East and South Asian issues, former CIA
  officer and bestselling author chooses five books which explore the critical
  situation in Pakistan [7]Continue reading…
    Links:
      7. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/bruce-riedel-on-pakistan

Topic

[8]Terrorism
    Links:
      8. http://thebrowser.com/topics/terrorism

Dive into our experts' reading list. Jessica Stern, Simon Conway and other
  internationally recognised authorities talk about terrorism, and recommend
  which books and articles to read
  [9]Continue reading…
    Links:
      9. http://thebrowser.com/topics/terrorism

Book of the Day

[10]A Social History Of English Cricket
    Links:
      10. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/social-history-english-cricket-by-derek-birley

-by Derek Birley -

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More recommendations…

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      11. http://thebrowser.com/fivebooks

[12]DAMIENJOYCE Interviewwith@[13]briangaslight of@[14]gaslight_anthem on
  his#[15]songwriting process [16]bit.ly/hpg9z1 by@[17]writersprocess ,great
  blog #[18]browsings
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