Peacemakers – Margaret MacMillan

I’ve been warned against writing reviews that are too rave. A reviewer should be stern, fair, but critical. Trouble is, I rarely finish a book I don’t like. And I happen to think Peacemakers by Margaret MacMillan is absolutely brilliant. I’ve been sitting here, trying to think of what might be a credible bit of […]


“Feeling happy is something we’re still waiting for in Libya.” – Salah Marghani, Minister of Justice of the State of Libya. I think Mr. Marghani started today’s Sackler lecture knowing the power of his words. He is after all a lawyer, who battled the dark forces of the Ghadhafi regime for most of his working […]