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Vol. 37 No. 21 · 5 November 2015

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Vol. 37 No. 21 · 5 November 2015

Patrick Cockburn

Too Weak, Too Strong

Letters

Eddie Dick, David Elstein, Rosie Brocklehurst, John McGowan, J.G.A. Pocock, Adrian Firth, Yasmine Seale, Elizabeth O’Shaughnessy, Ian Mathews, Peter Greenhill, John Mitchell, Ned Hercock, William MacAskill

Bee Wilson

Malevolent Muse: The Life of Alma Mahler by Oliver Hilmes, translated by Donald Arthur. Northeastern, 360 pp., £29, May 2015, 978 1 55553 789 0

Christopher Logue

Poem: ‘Big Men Falling a Long Way’

Chaohua Wang

‘I’m a petitioner – open fire!’

Adam Mars-Jones

Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg. Cape, 293 pp., £12.99, August 2015, 978 0 224 10235 3

Nathan Thrall

Periphery: Israel’s Search for Middle East Allies by Yossi Alpher. Rowman and Littlefield, 196 pp., £23.95, January 2015, 978 1 4422 3101 6

August Kleinzahler

At the Rob Tufnell Gallery: Christopher Logue

David A. Bell

Léon Blum: Prime Minister, Socialist, Zionist by Pierre Birnbaum, translated by Arthur Goldhammer. Yale, 218 pp., £14.99, July 2015, 978 0 300 18980 3

David Campbell

Short Cuts: Climate Change

Colin Kidd

The Nixon Tapes: 1971-72 by Douglas Brinkley and Luke Nichter. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 758 pp., $35, July 2014, 978 0 544 27415 0
The Nixon Defence: What He Knew and When He Knew It by John W. Dean. Penguin, 784 pp., £14.99, June 2015, 978 0 14 312738 3
Washington Journal: Reporting Watergate and Richard Nixon’s Downfall by Elizabeth Drew. Duckworth Overlook, 450 pp., £20, August 2014, 978 0 7156 4916 9
Chasing Shadows: The Nixon Tapes, the Chennault Affair and the Origins of Watergate by Ken Hughes. Virginia, 228 pp., $16.95, August 2015, 978 0 8139 3664 2
The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan by Rick Perlstein. Simon and Schuster, 860 pp., £25, August 2014, 978 1 4767 8241 6

Adam Phillips

Edward Thomas: From Adelstrop to Arras by Jean Moorcroft Wilson. Bloomsbury, 480 pp., £25, May 2015, 978 1 4081 8713 5

Rosemary Hill

Weatherland by Alexandra Harris. Thames and Hudson, 432 pp., £24.95, September 2015, 978 0 500 51811 3

Richard J. Evans

Hitler’s Shadow Empire: Nazi Economics and the Spanish Civil War by Pierpaolo Barbieri. Harvard, 349 pp., £22.95, April 2015, 978 0 674 72885 1

Christopher Tayler

A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James. Oneworld, 688 pp., £8.99, June 2015, 978 1 78074 635 7

Misha Renou

What will she say?

Christine Smallwood

Reynard the Fox: A New Translation by James Simpson. Liveright, 256 pp., £16.99, March 2015, 978 0 87140 736 8

Will Self

Diary: Cocaine

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