Vol. 44 No. 16 · 18 August 2022

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Vol. 44 No. 16 · 18 August 2022

Jonathan Coe

Offbeat: British Cinema’s Curiosities, Obscurities and Forgotten Gems edited by Julian Upton. Headpress, 595 pp., £22.99, April, 978 1 909394 93 3
The Magic Box: Viewing Britain through the Rectangular Window by Rob Young. Faber, 500 pp., £12.99, August, 978 0 571 28460 3

Letters

Henry Holland, Charles Lock, Fara Dabhoiwala, Kate Leader, David Shengold, Alex du Sautoy, Amit Pandya, James Fanning, Fred Clough, Emily Wilson

James Meek

Blast Effects

Adam Bobbette

Short Cuts: In Sorowako

Malcolm Gaskill

All the Living and the Dead: A Personal Investigation into the Death Trade by Hayley Campbell. Raven, 268 pp., £18.99, March, 978 1 5266 0139 1

Robert Cioffi

Apocalypse and Golden Age: The End of the World in Greek and Roman Thought by Christopher Star. Johns Hopkins, 320 pp., £40.50, December 2021, 978 1 4214 4163 4

Michael Wood

Guerre by Louis-Ferdinand Céline. Gallimard, 184 pp., £15.35, May, 978 2 07 298322 1
Louis-Ferdinand Céline: Journeys to the Extreme by Damian Catani. Reaktion, 392 pp., £27, September 2021, 978 1 78914 467 3

Maureen N. McLane

Poem: ‘Moonrise’

Tom Crewe

Walter Sickert  Tate Britain, until 18 September 2022
Walter Sickert: The Theatre of Life edited by Matthew Travers. Piano Nobile, 184 pp., £60, October 2021, 978 1 901192 59 9
Sickert: A Life in Art by Charlotte Keenan McDonald. National Museums Liverpool, 104 pp., £14.99, September 2021, 978 1 902700 63 2

Kasia Boddy

Collected Stories by Donald Barthelme, edited by Charles McGrath. Library of America, 1004 pp., £40, July 2021, 978 1 59853 684 3

Lavinia Greenlaw

Osebol: Voices from a Swedish Village by Marit Kapla, translated by Peter Graves. Allen Lane, 803 pp., £20, November 2021, 978 0 241 53520 2

Geoff Mann

Tomorrow’s Economy: A Guide to Creating Healthy Green Growth by Per Espen Stoknes. MIT, 360 pp., £15.99, April, 978 0 262 54385 9
Less Is More: How Degrowth Will Save the World by Jason Hickel. Windmill, 318 pp., £10.99, February 2021, 978 1 78609 121 5
Post Growth: Life after Capitalism by Tim Jackson. Polity, 228 pp., £14.99, March 2021, 978 1 5095 4252 9
The Case for Degrowth by Giorgos Kallis, Susan Paulson, Giacomo D’Alisa and Federico Demaria. Polity, 140 pp., £9.99, September 2020, 978 1 5095 3563 7

Julian Barnes

At the National Gallery: Two Portraits

Pamela Crossley

The Perils of Interpreting: The Extraordinary Lives of Two Translators between Qing China and the British Empire by Henrietta Harrison. Princeton, 341 pp., £25, January, 978 0 691 22545 6

Diane Williams

Story: ‘Chuck’

Kevin Okoth

Glory by NoViolet Bulawayo. Chatto, 416 pp., £18.99, April, 978 1 78474 429 8

Alice Spawls

Shipwreck

Kathleen Jamie

Diary

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