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Vol. 34 No. 10 · 24 May 2012

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Cover Artist

Alexander Gorlizki

Malcolm Bull

A Perfect Moral Storm: The Ethical Tragedy of Climate Change by Stephen Gardiner. Oxford, 512 pp., £22.50, July 2011, 978 0 19 537944 0

Letters

David Thomson, Yisrael Medad, Edward Luttwak, Ian Birchall, Jonathan Fenby, David Nirenberg and Ricardo Nirenberg, Richard Tagart, Andrew Wilton, Paul Tickell, John Griffiths

Neal Ascherson

Forgotten Land: Journeys among the Ghosts of East Prussia by Max Egremont. Picador, 356 pp., £9.99, April 2012, 978 0 330 45660 9

Mark Ford

Ezra Pound to His Parents: Letters 1895-1929 edited by Mary de Rachewiltz, David Moody and Joanna Moody. Oxford, 737 pp., £39, January 2011, 978 0 19 958439 0

Diarmaid MacCulloch

Book of Common Prayer: The Texts of 1549, 1559 and 1662 edited by Brian Cummings. Oxford, 830 pp., £16.99, September 2011, 978 0 19 920717 6

Jackson Lears

George Kennan: An American Life by John Lewis Gaddis. Penguin, 784 pp., £30, December 2011, 978 1 59420 312 1
Roosevelt’s Lost Alliances: How Personal Politics Helped Start the Cold War by Frank Costigliola. Princeton, 533 pp., £24.95, January 2012, 978 0 691 12129 1

John Davis

The Battle of Adwa: African Victory in the Age of Empire by Raymond Jonas. Harvard, 413 pp., £22.95, November 2011, 978 0 674 05274 1

Christian Lorentzen

Short Cuts: ‘Head Shot’

Charles Hope

At the National Gallery: ‘Titian’s First Masterpiece’

Colin Kidd

Castlereagh: Enlightenment, War and Tyranny by John Bew. Quercus, 722 pp., £25, September 2011, 978 0 85738 186 6

Nicholas Penny

Wall Furniture

Matthew Dickman

Poem: ‘On Earth’

Joyce Chaplin

Bligh: William Bligh in the South Seas by Anne Salmond. California, 528 pp., £27.95, October 2011, 978 0 520 27056 5

Thomas Jones

Skios by Michael Frayn. Faber, 278 pp., £15.99, May 2012, 978 0 571 28141 1

Michael McClure

Two Poems

Jerry Fodor

Incomplete Nature: How Mind Emerged from Matter by Terrence Deacon. Norton, 602 pp., £19.99, February 2012, 978 0 393 04991 6

Iain Sinclair

The Man in the Clearing

Layla Al-Zubaidi

Diary: In Syria

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