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Booklist for the 30 November 2008 edition
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Ian Buruma: The China Lover
Publisher: Atlantic Books

Ian Buruma: Murder in Amsterdam
Publisher: Atlantic Books

Ian Buruma: Inventing Japan
Publisher: Phoenix

Ian Buruma: Anglomania: A European Love Affair
Publisher: Vintage Books

Christmas picks:

Edwina Currie’s choice:
Linda Grant: The Clothes on our Backs
Publisher: Virago Press

John O’Farrell’s choice:
Philip Roth: Indignation
Publisher: Jonathan Cape

Toni Morrison: A Mercy
Publisher: Chatto and Windus

Tim Winton: Breath
Publisher: Picador

Adam Foulds: The Broken Word
Publisher: Jonathan Cape

John Sergeant’s choice:
Mark Mazower: Hitler’s Empire: Nazi Rule in Occupied Europe
Allen Lane

Andrew Motion’s choice:
Richard Holmes: The Age of Wonder
Publisher: Harper Press

Janie Hampton: The Austerity Olympics: How the Games Came to London in 1948
Publisher: Aurum Press Ltd

Kate Summerscale: The Suspicions of Mr Whicher
Bloomsbury Publishing

Mary Beard: Pompeii: The Life of a Roman Town
Publisher: Profile Books Ltd

Jake Arnott’s choice:
John L Williams: Michael X
Publisher: Century

Michael Holroyd: A Strange Eventful History
Publisher: Chatto & Windus

Mark Bostridge: Florence Nightingale
Publisher: Viking
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