Works recommended by Euston Manifesto signatories

This a list of works relevant to the concerns of the Euston Manifesto that Euston signatories have found valuable. It is by no means complete. If you have any useful suggestions for additions or corrections then please at with them.


  • Ayaan Hirsi Ali, The Caged Virgin:An Emancipation Proclamation for Women and Islam, Free Press 2006
  • Pierre Bourdieu, On Television and Journalism, Pluto Press 1998
  • Ian Buruma, Death in Amsterdam, Penguin Press 2006 (hardcover); Atlantic Books 2007 (paperback)
  • Ian Buruma and Avishai Margalit, Occidentalism, Atlantic Books 2004
  • Albert Camus, The Plague (transl. Robin Buss), Penguin Books Ltd 2002
  • Jean Bethke Elshtain, Just War Against Terror, Basic Books 2003
  • Fred Halliday, 100 Myths About the Middle East, Saqi Books 2005
  • Christopher Hitchens, Letters to a Young Contrarian, Basic Books 2002
  • Christopher Hitchens, Love, Poverty and War, Atlantic Books 2006
  • Eric Hoffer, The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements, Harper Perennial (Reissue edition) 2002
  • Michael Ignatieff, Empire Lite: Nation Building in Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Vintage 2003
  • Michael Ignatieff, The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of Terror, Edinburgh University Press, 2004
  • Amartya Sen, Development as Freedom, Oxford University Press, 2004
  • Amartya Sen, Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny, Allen Lane, 2006

Articles, papers, blogposts

  • Ayaan Hirsi Ali, “Everyone is afraid of criticising Islam“—an interview with Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Spiegel
  • Ayaan Hirsi Ali, “We must declare war on Islamist propaganda“—an interview with Ayaan Hirsi Ali
  • Fred Halliday, “Who Is Responsible?“—an interview with Fred Halliday
  • Fred Halliday, “The Left and the Jihad“, openDemocracy, 2006
  • James Harkin, “Identity Crisis” (interview with Amartya Sen), The Guardian, 18 Feb 2006
  • Adam Michnik, “The Sisyphus of democracy“, Unesco Courier, 2001
  • Amartya Sen, “Democracy as a Universal Value“, Journal of Democracy, 1999