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Vol. 35 No. 18 · 26 September 2013

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Vol. 35 No. 18 · 26 September 2013

David Runciman

Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century by Christian Caryl. Basic, 407 pp., £19.99, June 2013, 978 0 465 01838 3

Letters

Lucy Scott-Moncrieff, Karon Monaghan, Stephen Sedley, Julian Preece, Richard Sever, Mark Etherton

James Davidson

Nijinsky by Lucy Moore. Profile, 324 pp., £25, May 2013, 978 1 84668 618 4

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Upstream Colour’

Charles Nicholl

The Pike: Gabriele D’Annunzio – Poet, Seducer and Preacher of War by Lucy Hughes-Hallett. Fourth Estate, 694 pp., £12.99, September 2013, 978 0 00 721396 2

Eamon Duffy

The Life and Pontificate of Pope Pius XII: Between History and Controversy by Frank Coppa. Catholic University of America, 306 pp., £25.50, February 2013, 978 0 8132 2016 1
The Pope’s Jews: The Vatican’s Secret Plan to Save Jews from the Nazis by Gordon Thomas. Robson, 336 pp., £20, February 2013, 978 1 84954 506 8
Soldier of Christ: The Life of Pope Pius XII by Robert Ventresca. Harvard, 405 pp., £25, January 2013, 978 0 674 04961 1

August Kleinzahler

Poem: ‘Summer Journal’

Linda Colley

The French Revolution in Global Perspective edited by Suzanne Desan, Lynn Hunt and William Max Nelson. Cornell, 240 pp., £16.50, April 2013, 978 0 8014 7868 0

Rosemary Hill

In Split: Diocletian’s Palace

Christian Lorentzen

Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchon. Cape, 477 pp., £20, September 2013, 978 0 224 09902 8

Sam Sacks

The Dark Road by Ma Jian, translated by Flora Drew. Chatto, 360 pp., £16.99, April 2013, 978 0 7011 8753 8

Colin Burrow

Holy Shit: A Brief History of Swearing by Melissa Mohr. Oxford, 316 pp., £16.99, May 2013, 978 0 19 974267 7

David Runciman

Short Cuts: The Syria Debate

Galen Strawson

Real Naturalism

Tessa Hadley

The Woman Reader by Belinda Jack. Yale, 330 pp., £9.99, August 2013, 978 0 300 19720 4
Curious Subjects by Hilary Schor. Oxford, 271 pp., £41.99, January 2013, 978 0 19 992809 5

Gillian White

Poems 1962-2012 by Louise Glück. Farrar, Straus, 634 pp., £30, November 2012, 978 0 374 12608 7

Jorie Graham

Poem: ‘Double Helix’

Steven Shapin

Churchill’s Bomb: A Hidden History of Science, War and Politics by Graham Farmelo. Faber, 554 pp., £25, October 2013, 978 0 571 24978 7

Jeremy Harding

Do it in Gaelic

David Bromwich

Diary: Putin to the Rescue

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