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Vol. 36 No. 4 · 20 February 2014

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Vol. 36 No. 4 · 20 February 2014

James Wood

On Not Going Home

Letters

Richard Bowring, Joseph Nuttgens, Ian Smith, Luc Bourrousse, Philip Ogden, Gerald Mangan, Charles Turner, Colin Simms, Hugh Aldersey-Williams

Daniel Soar

The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man by Luke Harding. Guardian Faber, 346 pp., £12.99, February 2014, 978 1 78335 035 3

Colin Burrow

Broken Hierarchies: Poems 1952-2012 by Geoffrey Hill. Oxford, 973 pp., £35, November 2013, 978 0 19 960589 7

Hazem Kandil

Sisi’s Turn

Atossa Araxia Abrahamian

Short Cuts: Citizenship for Sale

Neal Ascherson

Massacre in Malaya: Exposing Britain’s My Lai by Christopher Hale. History Press, 432 pp., £25, October 2013, 978 0 7524 8701 4

Malcolm Bull

Picasso and Truth: From Cubism to Guernica by T.J. Clark. Princeton, 352 pp., £29.95, May 2013, 978 0 691 15741 2

Marco Roth

Dissident Gardens by Jonathan Lethem. Cape, 366 pp., £18.99, January 2014, 978 0 224 09395 8

Simon Carnell

Poem: ‘Nashville to Nickajack’

Anne Wagner

At the Whitechapel: Hannah Höch

Alice Spawls

The Notting Hill Mystery: The First Detective Novel by Charles Warren Adams. British Library, 312 pp., £8.99, February 2012, 978 0 7123 5859 0
The Female Detective: The Original Lady Detective by Andrew Forrester. British Library, 328 pp., £8.99, October 2012, 978 0 7123 5878 1
Revelations of a Lady Detective by William Stephens Hayward. British Library, 278 pp., £8.99, February 2013, 978 0 7123 5896 5

Benjamin Lytal

The Selected Letters of Willa Cather edited by Andrew Jewell and Janis Stout. Knopf, 715 pp., £24, April 2013, 978 0 307 95930 0

Adam Smyth

The Atheist’s Bible: The Most Dangerous Book That Never Existed by Georges Minois, translated by Lys Ann Weiss. Chicago, 249 pp., £21, October 2012, 978 0 226 53029 1

Thomas Jones

The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer. Borough, 320 pp., £7.99, January 2014, 978 0 00 749145 2

Rebecca Solnit

Diary: Get Off the Bus

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