Book reviews

The Story of a Lone Wolf

What connects people like Uwe Mundlos, Uwe Böhnhardt, Beate Zschäpe, David Sonboly, William Atchison, Pekka-Eric Auvinen and Anders Breivik? We have barely heard most of these names and if we have, we have quickly forgotten them.

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The EU’s New Face

When writing about the new book by Luuk van Middelaar, a Dutch political scientist and speechwriter for the European Council’s former president Herman van Rompuy, one cannot escape the fact that its original Dutch title was simply De nieuwe politiek van Europa (Europe’s New Policy). In English, however, the title became sexier, adding drama. This is of course apt when we speak of the EU in recent years, which to date has been the epitome of boredom for journalists, at least.

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