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03 August 2010


Norman Lamont (no relation!)

Don't judge Karen Armstrong by the blurb. She's a serious historian of religion, and not fluffy in any sense of the word.

Norman Lamont (no relation!)

... and 'How has the New Statesman suddenly got religion?' most likely a deal with whoever publishes Armstrong's book. If the deal on offer had been Jeremy Clarkson you'd have had that.


I have to say I don't know how these deals work. But would a publisher offer Jeremy Clarkson and wouldn't the NS think it would make them look a bit crap if they took up that offer?

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