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Vol. 35 No. 2 · 24 January 2013

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Vol. 35 No. 2 · 24 January 2013

Thomas Laqueur

The Wreck of the ‘Titan’ by Morgan Robertson. Hesperus, 85 pp., £8, March 2012, 978 1 84391 359 7
Shadow of the ‘Titanic’ by Andrew Wilson. Simon and Schuster, 392 pp., £8.99, March 2012, 978 1 84739 882 6
‘Titanic’ 100th Anniversary Edition: A Night Remembered by Stephanie Barczewski. Continuum, 350 pp., £15.99, December 2011, 978 1 4411 6169 7
The Story of the Unsinkable ‘Titanic’: Day by Day Facsimile Reports by Michael Wilkinson and Robert Hamilton. Transatlantic, 127 pp., £16.99, November 2011, 978 1 907176 83 8
‘Titanic’ Lives: Migrants and Millionaires, Conmen and Crew by Richard Davenport-Hines. Harper, 404 pp., £9.99, September 2012, 978 0 00 732166 7
Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage by Hugh Brewster. Robson, 338 pp., £20, March 2012, 978 1 84954 179 4
‘Titanic’ Calling edited by Michael Hughes and Katherine Bosworth. Bodleian, 163 pp., £14.99, April 2012, 978 1 85124 377 8

Letters

Richard Drayton, Martin Sanderson, D.E. Steward, Colin Jones, Queen Mary University of London, Peter Mandler, Cambridge, Lyndal Roper, Oxford, Stephen A. Smith, Oxford, Alexandra Walsham, Cambridge, Chris Wickham, Oxford, Marina Warner, Frank Tangherlini, Tony Cheney, John Benson, Norma Clarke, Robert Buckeye, Chris Purnell, Richard Carter, David Woodhead, Joe Swan, Jonathan Hauxwell

James Wolcott

Selected Letters of William Styron edited by Rose Styron and R. Blakeslee Gilpin. Random House, 643 pp., £24.99, December 2012, 978 1 4000 6806 7

J. Robert Lennon

A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers. Hamish Hamilton, 312 pp., £18.99, February 2013, 978 0 241 14585 2

Hugo Williams

Poem: ‘From the Dialysis Ward’

Jean McNicol

Julian Bell: From Bloomsbury to the Spanish Civil War by Peter Stansky and William Abrahams. Stanford, 314 pp., £38.95, 0 8047 7413 7

Peter Godfrey-Smith

Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature Is Almost Certainly False by Thomas Nagel. Oxford, 130 pp., £15.99, November 2012, 978 0 19 991975 8

Alissa Quart

Two Poems

Stephen Sedley

How to Comply with Strasbourg

Colin Kidd

The Conservatives since 1945: The Drivers of Party Change by Tim Bale. Oxford, 372 pp., £55, September 2012, 978 0 19 923437 0
The Conservative Party from Thatcher to Cameron by Tim Bale. Polity, 471 pp., £14.99, January 2011, 978 0 7456 4858 3
Reconstructing Conservatism? The Conservative Party in Opposition, 1997-2010 by Richard Hayton. Manchester, 166 pp., £60, September 2012, 978 0 7190 8316 7

Jeremy Harding

Short Cuts: Depardieu in Belgium

Adam Phillips

Unapologetic: Why, Despite Everything, Christianity Can Still Make Surprising Emotional Sense by Francis Spufford. Faber, 224 pp., £12.99, September 2012, 978 0 571 22521 7
Our Church: A Personal History of the Church of England by Roger Scruton. Atlantic, 199 pp., £20, November 2012, 978 1 84887 198 4

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Django Unchained’

Kevan Harris

A Fistful of Tomans

August Kleinzahler

Two Poems

Jerry Fodor

Philosophy in an Age of Science by Hilary Putnam. Harvard, 659 pp., £44.95, April 2012, 978 0 674 05013 6

Joanna Biggs

How Should a Person Be? by Sheila Heti. Harvill Secker, 306 pp., £16.99, January 2013, 978 1 84655 754 5

Rodric Braithwaite

Governing the World: The History of an Idea by Mark Mazower. Allen Lane, 475 pp., £25, October 2012, 978 0 7139 9683 8

Sheila Fitzpatrick

Stalin’s General: The Life of Georgy Zhukov by Geoffrey Roberts. Icon, 375 pp., £25, August 2012, 978 1 84831 442 9

Eleanor Birne

At the Nunnery Gallery: Madge Gill

Gavin Francis

Diary: Among the Neurons

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