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Vol. 34 No. 6 · 22 March 2012

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Cover Artist

Cressida Bell

Michael Wood

Proust and His Mother

Letters

Michael Lang, Frank Tangherlini, Robert Barrett, Rachel Careau, Lawrence Buckley, Alastair Davidson, Colin Smith, James Stevens Curl, Bernard Leak, Cliff Story

August Kleinzahler

Poem: ‘The Hotel Oneira’

T.J. Clark

Picasso and Modern British Art  Tate Britain, 15 February 2012 to 15 July 2012
Mondrian Nicholson: In Parallel  Courtauld Gallery, 16 February 2012 to 20 May 2012

Steven Connor

Stranger Magic by Marina Warner. Chatto, 540 pp., £28, November 2011, 978 0 7011 7331 9

Neal Ascherson

Memories of Amikejo

Barbara Newman

Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300-1475 edited by Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter. Oxford, 972 pp., £35, May 2012, 978 0 19 965378 2

Glen Newey

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman. Allen Lane, 499 pp., £25, November 2011, 978 1 84614 055 6

Jenny Turner

Together: The Rituals, Pleasures and Politics of Co-Operation by Richard Sennett. Allen Lane, 323 pp., £25, February 2012, 978 0 7139 9874 0

Neve Gordon

In the Negev

Nigel McGilchrist

The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean by David Abulafia. Allen Lane, 783 pp., £30, May 2011, 978 0 7139 9934 1

John Markakis

Taking to the Streets

Joanna Biggs

Aftermath: On Marriage and Separation by Rachel Cusk. Faber, 153 pp., £12.99, March 2012, 978 0 571 27765 0

Jeremy Harding

Short Cuts: ‘French Children Don’t Throw Food’

Christian Lorentzen

What We Talk about When We Talk about Anne Frank by Nathan Englander. Weidenfeld, 207 pp., £12.99, February 2012, 978 0 297 86769 2

Jenny Diski

Dennis Hopper: The Wild Ride of a Hollywood Rebel by Peter Winkler. Robson, 376 pp., £18.99, November 2011, 978 1 84954 165 7

Jorie Graham

Poem: ‘Lapse’

Jonathan Steele

Diary: In Syria

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