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Vol. 37 No. 1 · 8 January 2015

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Cover Artist

Anne Rothenstein

Andrew O’Hagan

The Lives of Ronald Pinn

Letters

David Norbrook, Paul Cartledge; Stephen Hodkinson, Martin Sanderson, Jim Adams, Mat Snow, Francine Villiers, Neil Foxlee, Dick Pountain, Jeremy Harding, Chris Purnell, Robert Forrest

Jorie Graham

Poem: ‘WE’

Michael Wood

The Paul de Man Notebooks edited by Martin McQuillan. Edinburgh, 357 pp., £80, April 2014, 978 0 7486 4104 8
The Double Life of Paul de Man by Evelyn Barish. Norton, 534 pp., £25, September 2014, 978 0 87140 326 1

Robert Crawford

Poem: ‘Camera Obscura’

Charles Hope

At the Royal Academy: Giovanni Battista Moroni

David Bromwich

Working the Dark Side

Ferdinand Mount

Margot Asquith’s Great War Diary 1914-16: The View from Downing Street edited by Michael Brock and Eleanor Brock, selected by Eleanor Brock. Oxford, 566 pp., £30, June 2014, 978 0 19 822977 3
Margot at War: Love And Betrayal In Downing Street, 1912-16 by Anne de Courcy. Weidenfeld, 376 pp., £20, November 2014, 978 0 297 86983 2
The Darkest Days: The Truth Behind Britain’s Rush To War, 1914 by Douglas Newton. Verso, 386 pp., £20, July 2014, 978 1 78168 350 7

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Leviathan’

Jenny Diski

Doris and Me

Christopher Tayler

Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay by Elena Ferrante, translated by Ann Goldstein. Europa, 419 pp., £11.99, September 2014, 978 1 60945 233 9

Marina Warner

Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange translated by Malcolm Lyons, introduced by Robert Irwin. Penguin, 600 pp., £25, November 2014, 978 0 14 139503 6

Daniel Soar

Short Cuts: Running Out of Time

Charles Nicholl

Shakespeare and the Countess: The Battle That Gave Birth to the Globe by Chris Laoutaris. Fig Tree, 528 pp., £20, April 2015, 978 1 905490 96 7

Eleanor Birne

At the Fitzwilliam: Artists’ Mannequins

Anthony Grafton

Latin: Story of a World Language by Jürgen Leonhardt, translated by Kenneth Kronenberg. Harvard, 352 pp., £22.95, November 2013, 978 0 674 05807 1

David A. Bell

Contraband: Louis Mandrin and the Making of a Global Underground by Michael Kwass. Harvard, 457 pp., £35, April 2014, 978 0 674 72683 3

Alan Bennett

Diary: What I did in 2014

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