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Prospect online this week: books, clothes, celebrities, words

By Tom Chatfield  

Just before shutting up our online shop for the Christmas period, Prospect has four new pieces for your heterogeneous holiday delight. In books and politics, former spcial advisor to Tony Blair, Patrick Diamond, reviews a new history of the Attlee years, and weighs the consequences of Attlee’s legacy for the modern Labour party. On the other side of the Atlantic, Radio 4 writer Adam Rosenthal takes a lighter look at the golden crop of verbal coinages the US elections…

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