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Vol. 37 No. 17 · 10 September 2015

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Vol. 37 No. 17 · 10 September 2015

John Lanchester

The Wright Brothers by David McCullough. Thorndike, 585 pp., £22, May 2015, 978 1 4104 7875 7
Elon Musk: How the Billionaire CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Is Shaping Our Future by Ashlee Vance. Virgin, 400 pp., £20, May 2015, 978 0 7535 5562 0

Letters

Sarah White, Cal Winslow, Karl Sabbagh, Scott Ritter, Lee Jones, Patrick Renshaw, Eoin Dillon, Lauren Elkin, Christine Allison, Douglas Jarman, Peter Blayney, John Sibbald

T.J. Clark

Frank Auerbach

Joanna Biggs

The Story of the Lost Child by Elena Ferrante, translated by Ann Goldstein. Europa, 473 pp., £11.99, September 2015, 978 1 60945 286 5

Gary Indiana

The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy by Masha Gessen. Riverhead, 273 pp., £18.45, April 2015, 978 1 59463 264 8

Frederick Seidel

Poem: ‘Michael C. Rockefeller Wing, Metropolitan Museum of Art’

Fredric Jameson

Time Travel: The Popular Philosophy of Narrative by David Wittenberg. Fordham, 288 pp., £18.99, March 2013, 978 0 8232 4997 8

Nicholas Spice

At Tate Modern: Agnes Martin

Jeff Kingston

Short Cuts: Abe’s Blind Spot

Ian Patterson

Threads: The Delicate Life of John Craske by Julia Blackburn. Cape, 344 pp., £25, April 2015, 978 0 224 09776 5

Jacqueline Rose

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. Doubleday, 320 pp., £12.99, January 2015, 978 0 85752 231 3
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. Weidenfeld, 512 pp., £8.99, September 2014, 978 1 78022 822 8

Jenny Diski

My Word-Untangling Machine

Esther Chadwick

At the Courtauld: Jonathan Richardson

John Pemble

John Kemble’s Gibraltar Journal: The Spanish Expedition of the Cambridge Apostles, 1830-31 by Eric Nye. Macmillan, 416 pp., £100, January 2015, 978 1 137 38446 1

Andrew Whitehead

The Modi Effect: Inside Narendra Modi’s Campaign to Transform India by Lance Price. Hodder, 342 pp., £25, March 2015, 978 1 4736 1089 7
2014: The Election that Changed India by Rajdeep Sardesai. Penguin, 372 pp., £16.99, November 2014, 978 0 14 342498 7

Christopher Prendergast

Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon edited by Barbara Cassin, translated by Emily Apter, Jacques Lezra and Michael Wood. Princeton, 1297 pp., £44.95, February 2014, 978 0 691 13870 1

Robert Hanks

On Putting Things Off

Max Hastings

Diary: Letters from the Front

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