This issue's highlights include...
- Professor Peter Mandler on whether anthropologist Margaret Mead helped to win the second world war
- an exploration of why sometimes only 'literary' language will do
- the hidden secrets of the burial ground where some of Cambridge’s greatest minds are buried
- Michael Portillo reminiscing about student mischief (and getting a First) at Peterhouse
- the Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Institutional Affairs examining the role of the post-doc in Cambridge’s future
- Professor David Reynolds discussing the mutability of borders
- ...and a sparkling selection of summer reading recommendations from a range of academics and alumni including Lucy Mangan, Katharine Whitehorn, William Dalrymple, Dr Robin Hesketh and Professor Beverley Glover
Eccles by Schadenfreude
Winner: Piers Ruff (St John's 1966)
Runners up: Roger Cohen (Peterhouse 1970) and Reverend David Thomson (Selwyn 1978)
Special mention: Paul Stanyon (Downing 2009) for being the newest alumni solver (with a bit of help from his father).