Vol. 37 No. 2 · 22 January 2015

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Vol. 37 No. 2 · 22 January 2015

Owen Bennett-Jones

What Fred Did


Edward Luttwak, Dáibhí Ó Cróinín, Louise Christian, Gabriel Egan, Peter Stollery, Jeremy Harding, Emma Tristram (née Fisher), Peter Guillery, David Elstein, John Taylor, Gershon Hepner, Heinrich Pöll

Iain Sinclair

Into the Underworld

Francis FitzGibbon

Low-Hanging Fruit

Eliot Weinberger

Poet at the Automat

Richard J. Evans

A World without Jews: The Nazi Imagination from Persecution to Genocide by Alon Confino. Yale, 284 pp., £20, June 2014, 978 0 300 18854 7
How Could This Happen: Explaining the Holocaust by Dan McMillan. Basic, 276 pp., £15, April 2014, 978 0 465 08024 3

Maureen N. McLane

Poem: ‘From ‘Mz N: the serial’// Mz N Baby’

Stephen Sedley

Lord Mansfield: Justice in the Age of Reason by Norman Poser. McGill-Queen’s, 532 pp., £24.99, September 2013, 978 0 7735 4183 2

Tariq Ali

Short Cuts: The Charlie Hebdo Massacre

Ben Jackson

MI5 in the Great War edited by Nigel West. Biteback, 434 pp., £25, July 2014, 978 1 84954 670 6

Robert Crawford

Richard Aldington: Poet, Soldier and Lover 1911-29 by Vivien Whelpton. Lutterworth, 414 pp., £30, January 2015, 978 0 7188 9318 7

Stephen Walsh

Constant Lambert: Beyond the Rio Grande by Stephen Lloyd. Boydell, 584 pp., £45, March 2014, 978 1 84383 898 2

August Kleinzahler

At the Smithsonian: Richard Estes

Adam Mars-Jones

by Daniel Kehlmann, translated by Carol Brown Janeway. Quercus, 258 pp., £16.99, October 2014, 978 1 84866 734 1

Frederick Seidel

Poem: ‘Claudio Castiglione and Massimo Tamburini’

Rachel Kushner

Diary: Bad Captains

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