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Vol. 37 No. 20 · 22 October 2015

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Vol. 37 No. 20 · 22 October 2015

Andrew O’Hagan

Who’s the alpha male now, bitches?

Letters

Barb Webb, Marcia Almey, H. Gustav Klaus, Charles Turner, Tony Sumner, Sally Alexander, Ian Cooper, Robert Hanks, Brian Reffin Smith, Nigel Ganly, Anthony Rudolf

Ferdinand Mount

The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire by Susan Pedersen. Oxford, 571 pp., £22.99, June 2015, 978 0 19 957048 5

Paul Myerscough

Corbyn in the Media

Jenny Turner

The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson. Graywolf, 143 pp., £23, May 2015, 978 1 55597 707 8

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘The Martian’

James Romm

The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women Across the Ancient World by Adrienne Mayor. Princeton, 512 pp., £19.95, October 2014, 978 0 691 14720 8

Neal Ascherson

At the British Museum: Celts

Deborah Friedell

Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success by Michael D’Antonio. Thomas Dunne, 389 pp., £18, September 2015, 978 1 250 04238 5

Anna Della Subin

The Lives of Muhammad by Kecia Ali. Harvard, 342 pp., £22.95, October 2014, 978 0 674 05060 0

Ben Jackson

Short Cuts: The Canadian Election

John Burnside

Poem: ‘George and the Dragon’

Andy Beckett

Trade Union Bill (HC Bill 58)  Stationery Office, 32 pp., July 2015
Trade Union Membership 2014: Statistical Bulletin  Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, 56 pp., June 2015

Martin Loughlin

By Royal Appointment: Tales from the Privy Council – the Unknown Arm of Government by David Rogers. Biteback, 344 pp., £25, July 2015, 978 1 84954 856 4

Jean Sprackland

Three Poems

Katrina Forrester

The Happiness Industry: How the Government and Big Business Sold Us Wellbeing by William Davies. Verso, 314 pp., £16.99, May 2015, 978 1 78168 845 8

Anne Carson

Poem: ‘Dave’s, Lake Michigan, Early June’

Thomas Jones

The Year of the Runaways by Sunjeev Sahota. Picador, 468 pp., £14.99, June 2015, 978 1 4472 4164 5

Terry Eagleton

The Little Red Chairs by Edna O’Brien. Faber, 320 pp., £18.99, October 2015, 978 0 571 31628 1

Linda Matthews

Diary: Living with Vivian Maier

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