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Vol. 33 No. 14 · 14 July 2011

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Cover Artist

Peter Campbell

John Lanchester

Once Greece goes…

Letters

David Willetts, Edward Fullbrook, Michael Holzman, Stephen Sedley, Peter Hudis, Jeremy Bernstein, Igor Cherstich, Susan DiGiacomo, Gabriele vom Bruck, Aidan Varney

Franziska Augstein

Who is Angela Merkel?

Adam Shatz

Is Palestine Next?

Anthony Grafton

A Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus’ ‘Germania’ from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich by Christopher Krebs. Norton, 303 pp., £18.99, June 2011, 978 0 393 06265 6

Andrew O’Hagan

The Girl in the Polka-Dot Dress by Beryl Bainbridge. Little, Brown, 197 pp., £16.99, May 2011, 978 0 316 72848 5

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Senna’

Stephanie Burt

Nox by Anne Carson. New Directions, 192 pp., £19.99, April 2010, 978 0 8112 1870 2

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Radio 3’s ‘X Factor’

Christopher Tayler

To a Mountain in Tibet by Colin Thubron. Chatto, 227 pp., £16.99, February 2011, 978 0 7011 8379 0

Diarmaid MacCulloch

Jerusalem: The Biography by Simon Sebag Montefiore. Weidenfeld, 638 pp., £25, January 2011, 978 0 297 85265 0

C.A. Bayly

Alibis of Empire: Henry Maine and the Ends of Liberal Imperialism by Karuna Mantena. Princeton, 269 pp., £27.95, March 2011, 978 0 691 12816 0

Bernard Porter

The Taste of War: World War Two and the Battle for Food by Lizzie Collingham. Allen Lane, 634 pp., £30, January 2011, 978 0 7139 9964 8

Glen Newey

Great Books, Bad Arguments: ‘Republic’, ‘Leviathan’ and ‘The Communist Manifesto’ by W.G. Runciman. Princeton, 127 pp., £13.95, March 2010, 978 0 691 14476 4
Emergency Politics: Paradox, Law, Democracy by Bonnie Honig. Princeton, 197 pp., £15.95, August 2011, 978 0 691 15259 2

Peter Campbell

At Tate Modern: Miró

Kathleen Jamie

Diary: In the West Highlands

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