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Monday 4th-18th May

Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival

A fortnight of talks, panels and performances featuring some of the best writers from Asia. The festival closes on the 18th May with Prospect’s Arts and Books Editor Sameer Rahim in conversation with Mahesh Rao, one of India’s most exciting authors.

Prospect subscribers receive a £2 discount on entry to all events using the code Prospect16. (subscriptions will be checked against the Prospect database.)

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Tuesday 10th May

Robert Gordon

Join Prospect for an evening with Robert Gordon, one of the most eminent economists of his generation, who will discuss with Bronwen Maddox, Editor, the idea that the technical innovations of the last century are unlikely to be repeated, one of the main arguments in his new book The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The US Standard of Living since the Civil War.

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In Prospect’s May issue: Simon Taylor and Bronwen Maddox on why Hinkley Point C is an expensive gamble that might not pay off. Philip Collins examines Iain Duncan Smith’s tenure as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, and Lionel Shriver reveals why she stopped fighting being female. Alan Rusbridger responds to last month’s piece on the Guardian by Stephen Glover. Also in this issue: Nicholas Soames says there’s no such thing as "Project Fear” and Howard Davies reviews Melvyn King’s new book and suggests that we are vulnerable to another financial crisis. Plus Ruth Dudley Edwards examines the fading myths of the Easter Rising and Owen Hatherley suggests it’s time to look for a Plan B to solve London’s housing issues.