Parliament is back from the Easter recess, and so is the Spectator’s Bookbenchers. First back into the hotseat is Elizabeth Truss, the Tory MP for South West Norfolk. She is inundated with children’s books, and wants to get to grips with some serious science. 1) Which book's on your bedside table at the moment?
Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities and Britannia: One Hundred Documents That Shaped a Nation by Graham Stewart.
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