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Vol. 37 No. 12 · 18 June 2015

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Cover Artist

Alice Spawls

Letters

Melissa Benn; Janet Downs, Kenneth Rower, Steven Rose, R.W. Johnson, Michael Rolfe, John Calderon, Peter Babbitt, Anne Summers, Ronald Grigor Suny, Brendan O’Leary, Colin James, Peter Rowland, Colin McArthur, Francis X. Archibald, The editors

Colin Burrow

Homer: ‘The Iliad’ translated by Peter Green. California, 560 pp., £19.95, May 2015, 978 0 520 28141 7

Susan Pedersen

A Scrap of Paper: Breaking and Making International Law during the Great War by Isabel Hull. Cornell, 384 pp., £29.50, April 2014, 978 0 8014 5273 4

Adam Mars-Jones

In the Night of Time by Antonio Muñoz Molina, translated by Edith Grossman. Tuskar Rock, 641 pp., £16.99, April 2015, 978 1 78125 463 9

Sadakat Kadri

Short Cuts: Declared un-British

Thomas Powers

Man in Profile: Joseph Mitchell of the ‘New Yorker’ by Thomas Kunkel. Random House, 384 pp., £22.50, April 2015, 978 0 375 50890 5

Seamus Perry

Modern Love and Poems of the English Roadside, with Poems and Ballads by George Meredith, edited by Criscillia Benford and Rebecca Mitchell. Yale, 390 pp., £40, April 2015, 978 0 300 17317 8

Chris Lehmann

The Candidates

Jonathan Beckman

The Smile Revolution in Eighteenth-Century Paris by Colin Jones. Oxford, 231 pp., £22.99, September 2014, 978 0 19 871581 8

Shadi Bartsch

Dying Every Day: Seneca at the Court of Nero by James Romm. Knopf, 290 pp., £18.45, March 2014, 978 0 307 59687 1
Seneca: A Life by Emily Wilson. Allen Lane, 253 pp., £25, March 2015, 978 1 84614 637 4

Alice Spawls

At the Venice Biennale: All the World’s Futures

Will Self

Consumed by David Cronenberg. Fourth Estate, 288 pp., £18.99, October 2014, 978 0 00 729915 7

Galen Strawson

Staying Alive: Personal Identity, Practical Concerns and the Unity of a Life by Marya Schechtman. Oxford, 214 pp., £35, March 2014, 978 0 19 968487 8

Lawrence Joseph

Poem: ‘Visions of Labour’

Ben Lerner

Diary: On Disliking Poetry

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