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Heavy petting

The philosopher of animal liberation considers a remarkable book which chronicles the history of bestiality
Peter Singer  

England is a garden

From the archive: The late Sir John Keegan on the peculiarly English sense of belonging created by the War Graves Commission.
John Keegan  

Classes for grasses

Deborah Kellaway enjoys a book about how class difference has found new expression in the gardens of Britain. The book has one drawback: it puts you right off gardening
Deborah Kellaway  

The lab

We should spare his neighbours' cattle until we know how prions destroy the nervous system
John Maddox