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Vol. 35 No. 15 · 8 August 2013

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Cover Artist

Rupert Thomas

Andrew O’Hagan

Boys and Girls

Letters

John Hendry, Iain Ramsay & Toni Williams, Marina Warner, Anne Summers, Albion Urdank, Gabriel Danovitch, Wayne Sumner, Andrew Coulson, William Firebrace, Jay Boggis, John Bailey, Máire Davies

Ian Hacking

DSM-5: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition by the American Psychiatric Association. American Psychiatric Publishing, 947 pp., £97, May 2013, 978 0 89042 555 8

Tim Parks

Great Expectations: The Sons and Daughters of Charles Dickens by Robert Gottlieb. Farrar, Straus, 239 pp., £16.99, December 2012, 978 0 374 29880 7

Mary Ann Caws

Paula Modersohn-Becker: The First Modern Woman Artist by Diane Radycki. Yale, 246 pp., £40, 0 300 18530 8

Susan Pedersen

The British People and the League of Nations: Democracy, Citizenship and Internationalism, c.1918-45 by Helen McCarthy. Manchester, 282 pp., £65, November 2011, 978 0 7190 8616 8
A Lark for the Sake of Their Country: The 1926 General Strike Volunteers in Folklore and Memory by Rachelle Hope Saltzman. Manchester, 262 pp., £65, April 2012, 978 0 7190 7977 1

Lee Harwood

Poem: ‘The Oak Coffer’

Colm Tóibín

The Selected Letters of Anthony Hecht edited by Jonathan Post. Johns Hopkins, 365 pp., £18, November 2012, 978 1 4214 0730 2

Adam Shatz

Short Cuts: Morsi’s Overthrow

John Barrell

At Tate Britain: L.S. Lowry

Michael Wood

Multiples edited by Adam Thirlwell. Portobello, 380 pp., £20, August 2013, 978 1 84627 537 1

Rae Armantrout

Two Poems

Adam Mars-Jones

A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing by Eimear McBride. Galley Beggar, 203 pp., £11, June 2013, 978 0 9571853 2 6

Benjamin Kunkel

Introduction to Antiphilosophy by Boris Groys. Verso, 248 pp., £16.99, April 2012, 978 1 84467 756 6

Wes Enzinna

In Varna

Mike Jay

Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air by Richard Holmes. William Collins, 404 pp., £25, April 2013, 978 0 00 738692 5

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Cleopatra’

Kathleen Jamie

The Sea Inside by Philip Hoare. Fourth Estate, 374 pp., £18.99, June 2013, 978 0 00 741211 2

Peter Green

Trouble in the West: Egypt and the Persian Empire, 525-332 BC by Stephen Ruzicka. Oxford, 311 pp., £45, April 2012, 978 0 19 976662 8
King and Court in Ancient Persia 559 to 331 BCE by Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones. Edinburgh, 258 pp., £24.99, January 2013, 978 0 7486 4125 3

Ghaith Abdul-Ahad

Diary: The Turkish Left

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