The Man Who Mistook His Wife’s Head for a Hat

A short review of The Man Who Mistook His Wife’s Head for a Hat, a survey of mental issues covering a broad range of weird and wonderful maladies that provide key insights into the workings of the human mind and the composition of the psyche.

Uncommon People: Resistance, Rebellion and Jazz

Uncommon People is a collection of Eric Hobsbawm's essays spanning the majority of his long career, from the 1950s to the mid-1990s. It brings together a wide range of topics, collected under four headings: The Radical Tradition, Country People, Contemporary History and Jazz. Under "The Radical Tradition", there are essays addressing Thomas Paine, the Luddites,…