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Vol. 36 No. 16 · 21 August 2014

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Alice Spawls

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Vol. 36 No. 16 · 21 August 2014

Patrick Cockburn

Isis consolidates

Letters

John Cornwell, Sally Apperley, Keith Flett, Nikil Saval, Peter Green, Henry Stead, Paul Tindall, Gary Harris, Martin Wakefield, Sarah Murray

Gavin Francis

The Story of Pain: From Prayer to Painkillers by Joanna Bourke. Oxford, 396 pp., £20, June 2014, 978 0 19 968942 2

Robert Crawford

Poem: ‘Levity’

Nathan Thrall

Hamas’s Chances

Tony Wood

At Tate Modern: Kazimir Malevich

Ferdinand Mount

The Intellectual Life of Edmund Burke: from the Sublime and Beautiful to American Independence by David Bromwich. Harvard, 500 pp., £25, May 2014, 978 0 674 72970 4
Moral Imagination: Essays by David Bromwich. Princeton, 350 pp., £19.95, March 2014, 978 0 691 16141 9

Colin Kidd

Faction Displayed: Reconsidering the Impeachment of Dr Henry Sacheverell edited by Mark Knights. Wiley-Blackwell, 132 pp., £19.99, February 2012, 978 1 4443 6187 2
The State Trial of Doctor Henry Sacheverell edited by Brian Cowan. Wiley-Blackwell, 307 pp., £22.99, November 2012, 978 1 4443 3223 0

Neal Ascherson

What sort of Scotland?

David Runciman

A Pound Here, a Pound There

Andrew O’Hagan

Short Cuts: Kitsch and Kilts in Celtic Park

Susan Pedersen

The Life of R.H. Tawney by Lawrence Goldman. Bloomsbury, 411 pp., £65, September 2013, 978 1 78093 704 5

Jonah Miller

City Women: Money, Sex and the Social Order in Early Modern London by Eleanor Hubbard. Oxford, 297 pp., £24.99, September 2014, 978 0 19 872204 5
Women, Work and Sociability in Early Modern London by Tim Reinke-Williams. Palgrave, 225 pp., £60, April 2014, 978 1 137 37209 3

Owen Hatherley

Guide to the Architecture of London by Edward Jones and Christopher Woodward. Phoenix, 511 pp., £16.99, July 2013, 978 1 78022 493 0

Thomas Jones

To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris. Viking, 337 pp., £16.99, May 2014, 978 0 670 91773 0

Lidija Haas

Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi. Picador, 288 pp., £12.99, February 2014, 978 1 4472 3713 6

Helen DeWitt

Diary: On Being Stalked

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