The battle for Europe

As Britain prepares to vote on EU membership, both friends and enemies of the project agree that it is in trouble

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Do nice guys finish first?

Lucy Kellaway on a new theory of power

The race to save the information age

We are producing more knowledge than ever before but preserving only a fraction of it. How much will be left for future generations?

Hans Frank, Nazi wartime governor of Poland, on trial at Nuremberg in 1946
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‘East West Street’, by Philippe Sands

Biography and family memoir illuminate a crucial chapter in the development of international law. Review by Mark Mazower

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‘The Bones of Grace’, by Tahmima Anam

Questions of identity hang over this tale of a Bangladeshi paleontologist caught between two cultures and two men. Review by Arifa Akbar

Front cover of 'Kick', by Paula Byrne

‘Kick’, by Paula Byrne

The brief, brilliant life of JFK’s younger sister, an American debutante who charmed English society. Review by Sue Gaisford

'2017: War With Russia: An Urgent Warning from Senior Military Command', by Richard Shirreff

‘2017: War With Russia’, by Richard Shirreff

A retired Nato commander uses fiction to make his point. Review by Shashank Joshi

‘Madonna in a Fur Coat’, by Sabahattin Ali

A painting leads to infatuation in a newly translated Turkish classic. Review by Toby Lichtig

Front cover of 'Making Monte Carlo', by Mark Braude

‘Making Monte Carlo’, by Mark Braude

A fast-paced history looks behind Monte Carlo’s glitzy façade. Review by Tobias Grey

'Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth', by Frank Cottrell

‘Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth’, by Frank Cottrell Boyce

Review by James Lovegrove