Nick Lezard picks The Verso Book of Dissent as his book of the week for the Guardian, pointing out that this "delightful anthology to dip into if you are or have ever been disgruntled with the status quo ... has been published to mark Verso's 40th anniversary—happy birthday to Verso—and this is a very good way of celebrating it."
Victoria Brittain reviews Dispatches from the Dark Side for the Institute of Race Relations website.
Reading her litany of horror, delivered in cool legal language, any government lawyer, or MP, or official in the Ministry of Justice, might feel the need to resign in order to keep their self-respect.
The fully updated new edition of Meltdown: The End of the Age of Greed was launched at the Frontline Club on Tuesday 26 October. Listen to Paul Mason's illuminating and entertaining conversation about the crash, capitalist ideology and politics with the acclaimed playwright Sir David Hare: