From Le monde diplomatique, why have the British become obsessed with the world of life in service, which they once preferred to forget? Willy Maley reviews On Glasgow and Edinburgh by Robert Crawford (and more). Peter Webster reviews Godly Ambition: John Stott and the Evangelical Movement by Alister Chapman. Thomas W. Hodgkinson reviews Sorry! The English and Their Manners by Henry Hitchings (and more and more). John Nugee on British exceptionalism and the European Union. Andrew Crines reviews Whatever Happened to Tory Scotland? by David Torrance. Eona Bell reviews Our Racist Heart? An Exploration of Unconscious Prejudice in Everyday Life by Geoffrey Beattie. Anita Franklin on the Great Divide: The "Cool Britannia" of the noughties has now become Cruel Britannia. Lucy Mayblin reviews Border Watch: Cultures of Immigration, Detention and Control by Alexandra Hall.