Close
Close

Vol. 37 No. 22 · 19 November 2015

Browse other issues from this year

Cover Artist

Beth Holgate

Browse other issues from this year

Vol. 37 No. 22 · 19 November 2015

Jacqueline Rose

Bantu in the Bathroom

Letters

Mike Hine, Fred Bishop, R.W. Johnson, Nigel Rodgers, Sarah Cronin, Nicholas Tracy, Harry Watson, Robert Malcolmson, David Book, Kilda Taylor

T.J. Clark

Goya: The Portraits  National Gallery, until 10 January 2016

Jenny Diski

Who’ll be last?

Adam Tooze

The Age of Catastrophe: A History of the West 1914-45 by Heinrich August Winkler, translated by Stewart Spencer. Yale, 968 pp., £35, September 2015, 978 0 300 20489 6

Julian Bell

At the Royal Academy: Jean-Etienne Liotard

Tessa Hadley

Noonday by Pat Barker. Hamish Hamilton, 272 pp., £18.99, August 2015, 978 0 241 14606 4

Martin Loughlin

Short Cuts: Tax Credits

Peter Green

Sappho: A New Translation of the Complete Works by Diane Rayor. Cambridge, 173 pp., £40, July 2014, 978 1 107 02359 8

John Mullan

The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings by Philip Zaleski and Carol Zaleski. Farrar, Straus, 644 pp., £11.20, June 2015, 978 0 374 15409 7

Mark Ford

Poem: ‘Enter, Fleeing’

Tom Shippey

The Real Lives of Roman Britain by Guy de la Bédoyère. Yale, 241 pp., £20, May 2015, 978 0 300 20719 4

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘Mulholland Drive’

Gavin Francis

Dragon’s Blood and Willow Bark: The Mysteries of Medieval Medicine by Toni Mount. Amberley, 288 pp., £20, April 2015, 978 1 4456 4383 0

Diane Williams

Story: ‘Lamb Chops, Cod’

Theo Tait

The Blue Guitar by John Banville. Viking, 250 pp., £14.99, September 2015, 978 0 241 00432 6

Tom Stevenson

Diary: Human Remains 629667

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.

Read More

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