Peter Mair taught comparative politics at the European University Institute in Florence. He died in August 2011.
In the LRB Archive:
- A Very British Revolution: The Expenses Scandal and How to Save Our Democracy by Martin Bell
- Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance by Ian Buruma
- The Heart Beats on the Left by Oskar Lafontaine, translated by Ronald Taylor