Vol. 37 No. 11 · 4 June 2015

Browse other issues from this year

Cover Artist

Chloë Cheese

Terry Eagleton

The Green Road by Anne Enright. Cape, 310 pp., £16.99, May 2015, 978 0 224 08905 0

Letters

Colin Leonard, David Fletcher, Michael Rosen, Dawn Foster, Anonymous, Chris Husbands, Tali Chilson, Roy Roebuck, David Reid, Aidan Byrne, Francis Spufford

Edward Luttwak

‘They Can Live in the Desert but Nowhere Else’: A History of the Armenian Genocide by Ronald Grigor Suny. Princeton, 520 pp., £24.95, March 2015, 978 0 691 14730 7

Michael Hofmann

New Selected Poems 1988-2013 by Seamus Heaney. Faber, 222 pp., £18.99, November 2014, 978 0 571 32171 1

Ross McKibbin

Labour dies again

Hal Foster

Ways of Curating by Hans Ulrich Obrist. Penguin, 192 pp., £9.99, March 2015, 978 0 241 95096 8
Curationism: How Curating Took Over the Art World – And Everything Else by David Balzer. Pluto, 140 pp., £8.99, April 2015, 978 0 7453 3597 1

Craig Raine

Poem: ‘Gatwick’

Jenny Diski

What was wrong with everything was people

Eliane Glaser

Lamaze: An International History by Paula Michaels. Oxford, 240 pp., £19.99, February 2014, 978 0 19 973864 9

Andrew O’Hagan

Short Cuts: Ageing Crims

David Trotter

Alfred Hitchcock by Peter Ackroyd. Chatto, 279 pp., £12.99, April 2015, 978 0 7011 6993 0
Alfred Hitchcock: The Man Who Knew Too Much by Michael Wood. New Harvest, 129 pp., £15, March 2015, 978 1 4778 0134 5
Hitchcock à la carte by Jan Olsson. Duke, 261 pp., £16.99, March 2015, 978 0 8223 5804 6
Hitchcock on Hitchcock: Selected Writings and Interviews, Vol. II edited by Sidney Gottlieb. California, 274 pp., £24.95, February 2015, 978 0 520 27960 5

Jean Sprackland

Two Poems

Marina Warner

At the V&A: Alexander McQueen

Nick Richardson

A Mammal’s Notebook: The Writings of Erik Satie edited by Ornella Volta, translated by Antony Melville. Atlas, 224 pp., £17.50, June 2014, 978 1 900565 66 0

Michael Wood

At the Movies: Asgar Farhadi

Donald MacKenzie

Dark Markets

John Burnside

Poem: ‘Mother as Script and Ideal’

Peter Parsons

Diary: Rooting around Oxyrhyncus

Read anywhere with the London Review of Books app, available now from the App Store for Apple devices, Google Play for Android devices and Amazon for your Kindle Fire.

Sign up to our newsletter

For highlights from the latest issue, our archive and the blog, as well as news, events and exclusive promotions.

Newsletter Preferences