Vol. 43 No. 23 · 2 December 2021

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Jon McNaught

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Vol. 43 No. 23 · 2 December 2021

Letters

Francis Gooding, Rupert Read, David Edgerton, Stephen Sedley, Mark Bostridge, Christie Williamson, Brian Vickers, Simon King-Spooner, Anil Gomes

Colin Burrow

Catullus: Shibari Carmina by Isobel Williams. Carcanet, 100 pp., £12.99, March, 978 1 80017 074 2

Perry Anderson

Conquering Peace: From the Enlightenment to the European Union by Stella Ghervas. Harvard, 528 pp., £31.95, March, 978 0 674 97526 2

Richard J. Evans

Short Cuts: Rewritten History

Sheila Fitzpatrick

The Soviet Myth of World War Two: Patriotic Memory and the Russian Question in the USSR by Jonathan Brunstedt. Cambridge, 306 pp., £29.99, July, 978 1 108 49875 3
Nested Nationalism: Making and Unmaking Nations in the Soviet Caucasus by Krista A. Goff. Cornell, 319 pp., £41, January, 978 1 5017 5327 5

Christopher Tayler

True Believer: The Rise and Fall of Stan Lee by Abraham Riesman. Bantam, 320 pp., £20, February, 978 0 593 13571 6
Stan Lee: A Life in Comics by Liel Leibovitz. Yale, 192 pp., £16.99, June 2020, 978 0 300 23034 5

Rachel Nolan

Harsh Times by Mario Vargas Llosa. Faber, 288 pp., £20, November, 978 0 571 36565 4

Fiona Benson

Poem: ‘Eileithyia, Reliever, Goddess of Childbirth, on the Birth of the Demi-God Minos by the Mortal Europa’

Rahmane Idrissa

Africa’s Last Colonial Currency: The CFA Franc Story by Fanny Pigeaud and Ndongo Samba Sylla, translated by Thomas Fazi. Pluto, 168 pp., £19.99, February, 978 0 7453 4179 8

Alex de Waal

Lab Leaks

Hal Foster

Jasper Johns: Mind/Mirror  Whitney Museum of American Art/Philadelphia Museum of Art, until 13 February 2022

Ange Mlinko

Essays One by Lydia Davis. Hamish Hamilton, 512 pp., £20, November 2019, 978 0 241 37147 3
Essays Two by Lydia Davis. Hamish Hamilton, 571 pp., £20, December, 978 0 241 55465 4

David Wallace-Wells

Ten Million a Year

Naomi Grant

At the Easel

Charles Hope

The Italian Renaissance Altarpiece: Between Icon and Narrative by David Ekserdjian. Yale, 495 pp., £60, June, 978 0 300 25364 1

Bernadette Wren

Diary: Epistemic Injustice

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