Articles By George Walden
 
November 2012
Tombstone, by Yang Jisheng, is an uncomfortable read but a brave and important account of the huge human cost of Mao's Great Leap Forward
 
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July/August 2012
Many a British art worthy maintains we all could have been Anthony Blunt. Rubbish: he deserved nothing less than exile in Russia
 
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April 2012
Neuroscientists attempt to reduce the greatest aspects of human behaviour and existence to material Darwinism. We should be sceptical about their overblown claims
 
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January/February 2012
Book review of Martin Amis: A Biography by Richard Bradford
 
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July/August 2011
Despite Ai Weiwei's release on bail, we should expect no relaxation in the Communist Party's repression of intellectual freedom
 
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December 2010
The future of art isn't determined by raw cash, as some lamenting the Coalition's Arts cuts dramatically make out
 
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May 2010
The recent air space shutdown has highlighted that only mad dogs and Englishmen would acquiesce to the aural torture of living under flight paths
 
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October 2009
Trotsky: A Biography by Robert Service
 
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May 2009
The Rise and Fall of Communism by Archie Brown
 
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March 2009
It's fashionable to say the US is in terminal decline. Don't bet on it - still less wish for it
 
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November 2008
Chagall by Jackie Wullschlager
 
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July 2008
Wolf Totem is a disconcerting mixture of nationalism, lupine metaphors and nostalgia for the age of nomads. But what does the novel’s runaway success tell us of the aspirations of the new China?
 
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