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Vol. 36 No. 19 · 9 October 2014

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Anne Rothenstein

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Vol. 36 No. 19 · 9 October 2014

Letters

Oliver Miles, Andrew Wilton, Richard Howell, Bob Jope, Mat Snow, J.P. Smith, Mark Berry, Henning Lahmann

James Meek

In Farageland

Jenny Diski

What to call her?

Laura Jacobs

Balanchine and the Lost Muse: Revolution and the Making of a Choreographer by Elizabeth Kendall. Oxford, 288 pp., £22.99, August 2013, 978 0 19 995934 1

Nick Richardson

At the V&A 1: Disobedient Objects

LRB contributors

After the Referendum

Rosemary Hill

At the V&A 2: Wedding Dresses, 1775-2014

Tim Parks

A Man’s Head by Georges Simenon, translated by David Coward. Penguin, 169 pp., £6.99, July 2014, 978 0 14 139351 3
A Crime in Holland by Georges Simenon, translated by Siân Reynolds. Penguin, 160 pp., £6.99, May 2014, 978 0 14 139349 0

David Trotter

The Next War in the Air: Britain’s Fear of the Bomber, 1908-41 by Brett Holman. Ashgate, 290 pp., £70, June 2014, 978 1 4094 4733 7

Nathan Thrall

My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel by Ari Shavit. Scribe, 447 pp., £20, February 2014, 978 1 922247 54 4

Omar Robert Hamilton

On Hunger Strike

Caroline Phillips

Short Cuts: In Symi

August Kleinzahler

E.E. Cummings: The Complete Poems, 1904-62 edited by George James Firmage. Liveright, 1102 pp., £36, September 2013, 978 0 87140 710 8
E.E. Cummings: A Life by Susan Cheever. Pantheon, 209 pp., £16, February 2014, 978 0 307 37997 9

Greg Grandin

Scramble for the Amazon and the ‘Lost Paradise’ of Euclides da Cunha by Susanna Hecht. Chicago, 612 pp., £31.50, April 2013, 978 0 226 32281 0

Jorie Graham

Poem: ‘Deep Water Trawling’

Jonathan Rosen

The Double-Crested Cormorant: Plight of a Feathered Pariah by Linda Wires. Yale, 349 pp., £20, June 2014, 978 0 300 18711 3

Mary-Kay Wilmers

Diary: Karl Miller Remembered

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