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Vol. 36 No. 20 · 23 October 2014

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Vol. 36 No. 20 · 23 October 2014

Michael Hofmann

The Zone of Interest by Martin Amis. Cape, 310 pp., £18.99, August 2014, 978 0 224 09974 5

Letters

Anonymous, Vaughan Grylls, Anna Swan, Larissa Onyshkevych, Keith Gessen, William Horwood, Joseph McAleer, Andrew Sinclair, Hilary Rose, Marcia Almey, Anil Gomes, Michael Pountney, Charles Homsy, Irini Geroulanou, Mike Hall, Derek Schulz, Neil Corcoran, Valerie Hill

Michael Wood

Letters to Véra by Vladimir Nabokov, edited and translated by Olga Voronina and Brian Boyd. Penguin, 798 pp., £30, September 2014, 978 0 14 119223 9

Neal Ascherson, John Lanchester and Andrew O’Hagan

Karl Miller Remembered

Owen Hatherley

The Establishment and How They Get Away with It by Owen Jones. Allen Lane, 335 pp., £16.99, September 2014, 978 1 84614 719 7

Paul Kingsnorth

Don’t Even Think about It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change by George Marshall. Bloomsbury, 272 pp., £20, October 2014, 978 1 62040 133 0
This Changes Everything: Capitalism v. The Climate by Naomi Klein. Allen Lane, 576 pp., £20, September 2014, 978 1 84614 505 6

Tariq Ali

Le Journal and Le Club

Colm Tóibín

Lila by Marilynne Robinson. Virago, 261 pp., £16.99, October 2014, 978 1 84408 880 5

Francis FitzGibbon

Short Cuts: Human Rights à la Carte

Rosemary Hill

At the V&A: Constable

Gary Indiana

Limonov: A Novel by Emmanuel Carrère, translated by John Lambert. Allen Lane, 340 pp., £20, October 2014, 978 1 84614 820 0

Lara Feigel

The Temptation of Despair: Tales of the 1940s by Werner Sollors. Harvard, 390 pp., £25.95, April 2014, 978 0 674 05243 7

Robin Robertson

Poem: ‘Beside Loch Iffrin’

Terry Eagleton

Blazing Star: The Life and Times of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester by Alexander Larman. Head of Zeus, 387 pp., £25, July 2014, 978 1 78185 109 8

Adam Shatz

Congo: The Epic History of a People by David Van Reybrouck. Fourth Estate, 656 pp., £25, March 2014, 978 0 00 756290 9

Malise Ruthven

Baghdad: City of Peace, City of Blood by Justin Marozzi. Allen Lane, 458 pp., £25, May 2014, 978 1 84614 313 7

Mark Mazower

The Trigger: Hunting the Assassin Who Brought the World to War by Tim Butcher. Chatto, 326 pp., £18.99, May 2014, 978 0 7011 8793 4

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Gone Girl’

Paul Farmer

Diary: Ebola

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