From THES, a review of I Wish I'd Been There: Twenty Historians Bring to Life Dramatic Events that Changed the World by Byron Hollinshead and Theodore K. Rabb; and a review of Reflections on the Cliometrics Revolution: Conversations with Economic Historians. The soundtrack of a generation: They created the self-aware pop anthems and pursued the free lovin' mystique that will forever define the '60s and early '70s. A review of Alfred Kazin: A Biography by Richard Cook. A review of Amis and Son: Two Literary Generations by Neil Powell. A review of Everyday Drinking: The Distilled Kingsley Amis (and more from Bookforum). More and more and more on Philip Bobbitt's Terror and Consent. The sergeant lost within: Roadside bombs have caused hundreds of dire brain injuries to soldiers in Iraq. A review of White House Ghosts: Presidents and Their Speechwriters by Robert Schlesinger. A review of Counselor: A Life at the Edge of History by Ted Sorensen (and more, and an interview). A campaign without the gotchas: The presidential candidates need to be freed from the gaffe-hunting, sound-bite-obsessed media. Slow times in Mixtlan, Mexico: Coupling up has a whole different meaning in "real" Mexico. After a brand is discontinued, what’s left is a name and the memories in consumers’ minds — can a dead brand live again?

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