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Vol. 35 No. 21 · 7 November 2013

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Vol. 35 No. 21 · 7 November 2013

Andrew O’Hagan

Norman Mailer: A Double Life by J. Michael Lennon. Simon and Schuster, 947 pp., £30, November 2013, 978 1 84737 672 5

Letters

Greg Hill, Brendan Griggs, Edward Luttwak, Garth Clarke, Alec McDonald, John Motroni, David Rawlinson, The Editors

Katrina Forrester

Undercover: The True Story of Britain’s Secret Police by Rob Evans and Paul Lewis. Faber and Guardian Books, 346 pp., £12.99, June 2013, 978 0 571 30217 8

Anne Carson

Poem: ‘‘The Designated Mourner’ by Wally Shawn, Final Production, NYC, June 2013’

Michael Wood

Operation Massacre by Rodolfo Walsh, translated by Daniella Gitlin. Old Street, 230 pp., £9.99, August 2013, 978 1 908699 51 0

Neal Ascherson

The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos by Patrick Leigh Fermor. John Murray, 362 pp., £25, September 2013, 978 1 84854 752 0

Jackson Lears

The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy by David Nasaw. Allen Lane, 896 pp., £12.35, September 2013, 978 0 14 312407 8
Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch by Barbara Perry. Norton, 404 pp., £20, September 2013, 978 0 393 06895 5

Christian Lorentzen

Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson by Jeff Guinn. Simon and Schuster, 495 pp., £20, August 2013, 978 0 85720 893 4

Brian Rotman

The Fractalist: Memoir of a Scientific Maverick by Benoit Mandelbrot. Pantheon, 324 pp., £22.50, October 2012, 978 0 307 37735 7

Anthony Grafton

Egyptian Oedipus: Athanasius Kircher and the Secrets of Antiquity by Daniel Stolzenberg. Chicago, 307 pp., £35, April 2013, 978 0 226 92414 4
Exploring the Kingdom of Saturn: Kircher’s Latium and Its Legacy by Harry Evans. Michigan, 236 pp., £63.50, July 2012, 978 0 472 11815 1

Dominic Dromgoole and Clive Stafford Smith

Short Cuts: Shakespeare in Guantánamo

Neal Ascherson

Shrapnel balls and green acorns

Joshua Cohen

The Kraus Project by Jonathan Franzen. Fourth Estate, 318 pp., £18.99, October 2013, 978 0 00 751743 5

Antony Lerman

Literature, Immigration and Diaspora in Fin-de-Siècle England: A Cultural History of the 1905 Aliens Act by David Glover. Cambridge, 229 pp., £55, November 2012, 978 1 107 02281 2

Mahmood Mamdani

The Logic of Nuremberg

Benjamin Markovits

Success

Lynn Visson

Diary: Simultaneous Interpreting

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