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Vol. 34 No. 18 · 27 September 2012

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Vol. 34 No. 18 · 27 September 2012

Terry Castle

All We Know: Three Lives by Lisa Cohen. Farrar Straus, 429 pp., £22.50, July 2012, 978 0 374 17649 5

Letters

Iain Mackintosh, Roger Brown, Michael Carney, Derek Schulz, Robbie Morrison, David Craig, Hope Leman, Benedict Anderson, Stephen Ellis, Diarmaid MacCulloch, Emma Tristram, T.J. Reed, Andrew Stilwell, Alan Slomson, Roger Osborne, Peter Burgess

Bee Wilson

Bertie: A Life of Edward VII by Jane Ridley. Chatto, 608 pp., £30, August 2012, 978 0 7011 7614 3

Daljit Nagra

Poem: ‘Rocky Woman Show Up!’

Steven Connor

Nostradamus: The Prophecies translated by Richard Sieburth. Penguin, 351 pp., £20, November 2012, 978 0 14 310675 3

David Kaiser

Turing’s Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe by George Dyson. Allen Lane, 401 pp., £25, March 2012, 978 0 7139 9750 7

Nir Rosen

Among the Alawites

Michael Friedman

Short Cuts: A Night in the Tombs

Jenny Turner

Swimming Home by Deborah Levy. Faber/And Other Stories, second edition, 160 pp., £7.99, September 2012, 978 0 571 29960 7

Jon Day

Umbrella by Will Self. Bloomsbury, 397 pp., £18.99, August 2012, 978 1 4088 2014 8

David Harsent

Two poems after Yannis Ritsos

Brian Dillon

In the Turbine Hall: Tino Sehgal

R.W. Johnson

Suret-Canale: de la Résistance a l’anticolonialisme by Pascal Bianchini. L’Esprit Frappeur, 253 pp., €14, March 2011, 978 2 84405 244 5

Jonathan Steele

Belarus: The Last European Dictatorship by Andrew Wilson. Yale, 304 pp., £20, October 2011, 978 0 300 13435 3
The Last Dictatorship in Europe: Belarus under Lukashenko by Brian Bennett. Hurst, 358 pp., £30, January 2012, 978 1 84904 167 6

Christian Lorentzen

Diary: At the Conventions

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