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Vol. 35 No. 10 · 23 May 2013

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Cover Artist

Alice Spawls

Thomas Jones

The Carbon Crunch: How We’re Getting Climate Change Wrong – and How to Fix It by Dieter Helm. Yale, 273 pp., £20, September 2012, 978 0 300 18659 8
Earthmasters: The Dawn of the Age of Climate Engineering by Clive Hamilton. Yale, 247 pp., £20, February 2013, 978 0 300 18667 3
The City and the Coming Climate: Climate Change in the Places We Live by Brian Stone. Cambridge, 187 pp., £19.99, July 2012, 978 1 107 60258 8

Letters

Lewis Biggs, Philip Welch, R.W. Johnson, James Obelkevich, Mark Feeney, D.G. Martin, Andrew McCulloch, Trevor Fisher, Reverend Prebendary Paul Towner, Catherine Peters, Tudor Wright, Chris Rayner

Charles Nicholl

Mr Foote’s Other Leg: Comedy, Tragedy and Murder in Georgian London by Ian Kelly. Picador, 462 pp., £18.99, October 2012, 978 0 330 51783 6

John Pemble

James Anthony Froude: An Intellectual Biography of a Victorian Prophet by Ciaran Brady. Oxford, 500 pp., £45, May 2013, 978 0 19 966803 8

Rosemary Hill

At the Whitechapel: ‘Black Eyes and Lemonade’

Mike Jay

Permanent Present Tense: The Man with No Memory, and What He Taught the World by Suzanne Corkin. Allen Lane, 346 pp., £20, May 2013, 978 1 84614 271 0

Richard J. Evans

Karl Marx: A Nineteenth-Century Life by Jonathan Sperber. Norton, 648 pp., £25, May 2013, 978 0 87140 467 1

Emily Witt

The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud. Virago, 304 pp., £14.99, May 2013, 978 1 84408 731 0

John Lanchester

Short Cuts: Google Glass

Deborah Baker

Calcutta: Two Years in the City by Amit Chaudhuri. Union, 307 pp., £16.99, February 2013, 978 1 908526 17 5

Christopher Tayler

The Book of My Lives by Aleksandar Hemon. Picador, 224 pp., £20, March 2013, 978 1 4472 1090 0

Diane Williams

Two Stories

Benjamin Moser

Amsterdam Stories by Nescio, translated by Damion Searls. NYRB, 161 pp., £7.99, May 2012, 978 1 59017 492 0

Brian Dillon

Eileen Gray  Pompidou Centre, 20 February 2013 to 20 May 2013

Bernard Porter

Black Market Britain 1939-55 by Mark Roodhouse. Oxford, 276 pp., £65, March 2013, 978 0 19 958845 9

Pooja Bhatia

The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster by Jonathan Katz. Palgrave Macmillan, 320 pp., £16.99, January 2013, 978 0 230 34187 6
Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter from Haiti by Amy Wilentz. Simon and Schuster, 329 pp., £18, January 2013, 978 1 4516 4397 8

Jonathan Steinberg

Journey to the Abyss: The Diaries of Count Harry Kessler, 1880-1918 edited and translated by Laird Easton. Knopf, 924 pp., £30, December 2011, 978 0 307 26582 1

Andrew O’Hagan

On Glasgow and Edinburgh by Robert Crawford. Harvard, 345 pp., £20, February 2013, 978 0 674 04888 1

Gary Indiana

Diary: In Havana

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