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Volume 41 Number 20
24 October 2019

LRB blog 15 October 2019

Peter Pomerantsev
‘Take Back Control’

14 October 2019

Simone Haysom
Mozambique’s Ghosts

10 October 2019

The Editors
Talking Politics 195: Impeach this!


22 December 1994

Frank Kermode
Strange, Sublime, Uncanny, Anxious

17 April 2014

Seymour M. Hersh
Erdoğan and the Syrian rebels

25 September 2003

Susan Sontag
Anna Banti’s Artemisia

In the next issue, which will be dated 7 November, Christopher Clark on Hitler, Jenny Turner on surrogacy, David Trotter on bears (postponed from this issue)

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Anniversary Issue: Part Two

London Review of Books 40th Anniversary

Richard Lloyd Parry: Bruno Manser Vanishes Judith Butler: Trump’s Death Drive Mary Beard: The Greer Method Anne Carson: Final Choral Ode from ‘Norma Jeane Baker of Troy’ Nicholas Spice: Debussy’s Mission Richard Taws: Amalia Pica’s ‘Semaphores’ James Wolcott: The Upsides of Sontag’s Downsides James Meek: The Dreamings of Dominic Cummings David Bromwich: Alexander Hamilton’s Worst Idea Hal Foster: Richard Hamilton on Richard Hamilton Thomas Powers: The Salinger File Katherine Rundell: Consider the Hedgehog Adam Shatz: Ben-Gurion’s Obsession Neal Ascherson: Max Beaverbrook’s Mediations Colin Burrow on Ilya Kaminsky Clare Bucknell: ‘Girl, Woman, Other’ Adam Smyth: Rewriting ‘Pericles’ Anne Enright: The Monsters of #MeToo


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