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Vol. 37 No. 3 · 5 February 2015

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Vol. 37 No. 3 · 5 February 2015

Rosemary Hill

A Different Class of Murder: The Story of Lord Lucan by Laura Thompson. Head of Zeus, 422 pp., £20, November 2014, 978 1 78185 536 2

Letters

Niall Ó Dochartaigh, Matthew Leigh, Albion Urdank, Mary Bennett, Tim Salmon, Anthony Grayling, Victoria Brittain, Satvinder Juss, Simon Hammond, Mary-Kay Wilmers

Jackson Lears

Hard Choices by Hillary Clinton. Simon and Schuster, 635 pp., £20, June 2014, 978 1 4711 3150 9
HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes. Hutchinson, 440 pp., £20, February 2014, 978 0 09 195448 2

David Runciman

Notes on the Election

Tariq Ali

‘It didn’t need to be done’

Tony Wood

‘Sistema’, Power Networks and Informal Governance by Alena Ledeneva. Cambridge, 327 pp., £19.99, February 2013, 978 0 521 12563 5
The Man without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin by Masha Gessen. Granta, 314 pp., £9.99, January 2013, 978 1 84708 423 1
Putin’s Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia? by Karen Dawisha. Simon and Schuster, 464 pp., £11.50, September 2014, 978 1 4767 9519 5

Paul Farmer

Who Lives and Who Dies

John Lahr

Eugene O’Neill: A Life in Four Acts by Robert Dowling. Yale, 569 pp., £20, October 2014, 978 0 300 17033 7

T.J. Clark

William Blake: Apprentice and Master  Ashmolean Museum, until 1 March 2015

Thomas Jones

Tambora: The Eruption that Changed the World by Gillen D’Arcy Wood. Princeton, 293 pp., £19.95, April 2014, 978 0 691 15054 3

Jamie McKendrick

Poem: ‘The Hunters’

Jenny Diski

Was that when it was beaming me?

Richard Barnett

Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age by W. Bernard Carlson. Princeton, 520 pp., £19.95, April 2015, 978 0 691 05776 7

John Lanchester

Short Cuts: Hang on to your Swissies

Michael Peel

Toxin in the System

Margaret MacMillan

The Deluge: The Great War and the Remaking of Global Order by Adam Tooze. Allen Lane, 672 pp., £30, May 2014, 978 1 84614 034 1

John Burnside

Poem: ‘The Lazarus Taxa’

Christian Lorentzen

Guantánamo Diary by Mohamedou Ould Slahi, edited by Larry Siems. Canongate, 379 pp., £20, January 2015, 978 1 78211 284 6

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Inherent Vice’

Keith Thomas

Diary: Two Years a Squaddie

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