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Vol. 37 No. 10 · 21 May 2015

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Cover Artist

Alexander Gorlizki

Seymour M. Hersh

The Killing of Osama bin Laden

Letters

Richard Seymour, Marion Shaw, David Lea, Toby Young, Derek Turner, John Black, Angela Dickson, Thomas Jones

David Runciman

Notes on the Election

Andrew O’Hagan

The Life of Saul Bellow: To Fame and Fortune, 1915-64 by Zachary Leader. Cape, 812 pp., £35, May 2015, 978 0 224 08467 3

Adam Shatz

Freddie Gray

Mike Jay

The Man Who Thought He Was Napoleon: Towards a Political History of Madness by Laure Murat, translated by Deke Dusinberre. Chicago, 288 pp., £31.50, October 2014, 978 0 226 02573 5

Christopher Tayler

Satin Island by Tom McCarthy. Cape, 192 pp., £16.99, March 2015, 978 0 224 09019 3

August Kleinzahler

Two Poems

Paul Farmer

The Caregivers’ Disease

Thomas Meaney

Short Cuts: Coetzee’s Diaries

Diarmaid MacCulloch

The Greatest Knight: The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, the Power behind Five English Thrones by Thomas Asbridge. Simon and Schuster, 444 pp., £20, January 2015, 978 0 7432 6862 2

Carlos Fraenkel

Anti-Judaism: The History of a Way of Thinking by David Nirenberg. Head of Zeus, 624 pp., £25, July 2013, 978 1 78185 113 5
Neighbouring Faiths: Christianity, Islam and Judaism in the Middle Ages and Today by David Nirenberg. Chicago, 320 pp., £31.50, October 2014, 978 0 226 16893 7

Anne Wagner

At Tate Britain: ‘Salt and Silver’

Christopher Benfey

Mark Rothko: Towards the Light in the Chapel by Annie Cohen-Solal. Yale, 296 pp., £18.99, February 2015, 978 0 300 18204 0

Sophie Pinkham

Pushkin Hills by Sergei Dovlatov, translated by Katherine Dovlatov. Counterpoint, 163 pp., £15.99, April 2014, 978 1 61902 477 9
The Zone: A Prison Camp Guard’s Story by Sergei Dovlatov, translated by Anne Frydman. Alma, 176 pp., £7.99, October 2013, 978 1 84749 357 6

Donald MacKenzie

On ‘Spoofing’

Bernard Porter

Gallipoli by Alan Moorehead. Aurum, 384 pp., £25, April 2015, 978 1 78131 406 7
Gallipoli: A Soldier’s Story by Arthur Beecroft. Robert Hale, 176 pp., £12.99, March 2015, 978 0 7198 1654 3
Gallipoli 1915 by Joseph Murray. Silvertail, 210 pp., £12.99, April 2015, 978 1 909269 11 8
Gallipoli: The Dardanelles Disaster in Soldiers’ Words and Photographs by Richard van Emden and Stephen Chambers. Bloomsbury, 344 pp., £25, March 2015, 978 1 4088 5615 4

Ghaith Abdul-Ahad

Diary: In Sanaa

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