This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a work by an academic who served as an adviser to several US presidents:
"Wealth is not without its advantages and the case to contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive."
* Entries, including postal address, should be sent to First Impressions, The Times Higher, Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield, London E1W 1BX, faxed to 020 7782 3300 or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
The winner receives a £25 book voucher. The closing date is February 12.
The winner of last week's competition, who identified Isabel Colegate's The Shooting Party , was Felix Thorogood, Plymouth College of Art and Design.
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