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Vol. 34 No. 16 · 30 August 2012

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Vol. 34 No. 16 · 30 August 2012

David Trotter

Lady Chatterley’s Sneakers

Letters

Karuna Mantena, Rosinka Chaudhuri, Amit Pandya, Ananya Vajpeyi, Andrew Whitehead, Miles Larmer, Marina Warner, A.E.J. Fitchett, Stan Persky

Steven Shapin

World in the Balance: The Historic Quest for an Absolute System of Measurement by Robert Crease. Norton, 317 pp., £18.99, October 2011, 978 0 393 07298 3

Karl Miller

New Selected Journals, 1939-95 by Stephen Spender and Lara Feigel, edited by John Sutherland. Faber, 792 pp., £45, July 2012, 978 0 571 23757 9

Bill Manhire

Two Poems

Stefan Collini

Letters of T.S. Eliot, Vol. III: 1926-27 edited by Valerie Eliot and John Haffenden. Faber, 954 pp., £40, July 2012, 978 0 571 14085 5

Bruce Whitehouse

What went wrong in Mali?

John Burnside

Three Poems

Stephen Sedley

Living Originalism by Jack Balkin. Harvard, 474 pp., £25.95, January 2012, 978 0 674 06178 1

A.W. Moore

Writing the Book of the World by Theodore Sider. Oxford, 318 pp., £30, November 2011, 978 0 19 969790 8

Julian Bell

At Tate Modern: Edvard Munch

David Conn

Follow the Money

David Bromwich

Short Cuts: Romney-Ryan

Frederick Seidel

Poem: ‘The Lovely Redhead’

Lidija Haas

Georgette Heyer: Biography of a Bestseller by Jennifer Kloester. Heinemann, 448 pp., £20, October 2011, 978 0 434 02071 3

Sheila Heti

Leaving the Atocha Station by Ben Lerner. Granta, 181 pp., £14.99, July 2012, 978 1 84708 689 1

Benjamin Lytal

Seven Years by Peter Stamm, translated by Michael Hofmann. Granta, 264 pp., £14.99, April 2012, 978 1 84708 509 2

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘The Lodger’

Emily Witt

Moby-Duck: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea by Donovan Hohn. Union, 402 pp., £8.99, September 2012, 978 1 908526 02 1

Iain Sinclair

Diary: My Olympics

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