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Francis Fukuyama on The Great Disruption caused by feminism. His book is reviewed by John Dunn.

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BOOKS Desmond Tutu celebrates a life of Trevor Huddleston, warts and all; PW Anderson on the diversity of Max Perutz. Books focus: US history and politics

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