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Vol. 37 No. 8 · 23 April 2015

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Cover Artist

Anne Rothenstein

James Meek

Why are you still here?

Letters

John Sweeney, Joe Trapido, David Herman, Michael Rosen, Peter Zombory-Moldovan, Anonymous, Peter Womack, Klara-Maeve O’Reilly, Marcus Thorngrove, James Dempsey, Clancy Sigal, Katherine Bucknell, Colin Taylor, Fatema Ahmed

Thomas Jones

Short Cuts: Death of an Airline

Ferdinand Mount

Magna Carta by David Carpenter. Penguin, 594 pp., £10.99, January 2015, 978 0 241 95337 2
Magna Carta Uncovered by Anthony Arlidge and Igor Judge. Hart, 222 pp., £25, October 2014, 978 1 84946 556 4
Magna Carta by J.C. Holt. Cambridge, 488 pp., £21.99, May 2015, 978 1 107 47157 3
Magna Carta: The Foundation of Freedom 1215-2015 by Nicholas Vincent. Third Millennium, 192 pp., £44.95, January 2015, 978 1 908990 28 0
Magna Carta: The Making and Legacy of the Great Charter by Dan Jones. Head of Zeus, 192 pp., £14.99, December 2014, 978 1 78185 885 1

Jamie Martin

Breadline Britain: The Rise of Mass Poverty by Stewart Lansley and Joanna Mack. Oneworld, 334 pp., £9.99, February 2015, 978 1 78074 544 2
Inequality and the 1 Per Cent by Danny Dorling. Verso, 234 pp., £12.99, September 2014, 978 1 78168 585 3

Richard Seymour

Bye Bye Labour

Robert VanderMolen

Poem: ‘The Road to White Cloud’

Christopher Clark

Wilhelm II: Into the Abyss of War and Exile, 1900-41 by John Röhl, translated by Sheila de Bellaigue and Roy Bridge. Cambridge, 1562 pp., £45, February 2014, 978 0 521 84431 4

Anthony Thwaite

Poem: ‘Fernando Lobo’

Peter Brown

Constantine the Emperor by David Potter. Oxford, 368 pp., £25, February 2013, 978 0 19 975586 8

Kathleen Jamie

In Fife

Colin Burrow

Metaphor by Denis Donoghue. Harvard, 232 pp., £18.95, April 2014, 978 0 674 43066 2

Lavinia Greenlaw

So This Is Permanence: Joy Division Lyrics and Notebooks by Ian Curtis, edited by Deborah Curtis and Jon Savage. Faber, 304 pp., £27, October 2014, 978 0 571 30955 9

Alice Spawls

At Tate Liverpool: Leonora Carrington

Adam Mars-Jones

Temps glaciaires by Fred Vargas. Flammarion, 490 pp., €19.90, March 2015, 978 2 08 136044 0

Katherine Rundell

Diary: Night Climbing

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