A new issue of M/C Journal is out. From LPBR, a review of Holding Bishops Accountable: How Lawsuits Helped the Catholic Church Confront Clergy Sexual Abuse by Timothy D. Lytton; and a review of The Supreme Court on Trial: How the American Justice System Sacrifices Innocent Defendants by George C. Thomas III. A review of Loot: The Battle Over the Stolen Treasures of the Ancient World by Sharon Waxman. A review of Vindicating Lincoln: Defending the Politics of Our Greatest President by Thomas L. Krannawitter. A review of Swinging: the Games Your Neighbours Play by Mark Brendon. Setting advice columnists straight: A downtrodden girlfriend, a weight watcher, and a cuckold sought counsel — Gelf gives them better answers. Eckhart Tolle is a publishing phenomenon — why are so many people lapping up his distillation of the wisdom of the ages? Difficult times call for brave souls ready to expose forbidden realities to the light of day: Lawrence B. Wilkerson is such a man. Cory Doctorow on willing science fiction into fact. From LRB, an address in Mayfair: Donald MacKenzie on hedge funds. Doppelganger Pop: Does Beyonce Knowles really need an alter ego? Return of the Neanderthals: If we can resurrect them through fossil DNA, should we? Bailout: Michelle Cottle on the redemption of Barney Frank.

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