Vol. 37 No. 24 · 17 December 2015

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Vol. 37 No. 24 · 17 December 2015


Bob Osborne, Bernard Besserglik, James Grainger, Christopher Lord, Colin Matthews, Roy Bland, Dhananjay Jagannathan, Shahaan Ansari, Edmund Fawcett, Kiri Paramore, Charles Coutinho, Thomas Williams

James Meek

After the Vote

Jonathan Shaw

Bombing Our Way to Vienna

Andrew O’Hagan

A House in St John’s Wood: In Search of My Parents by Matthew Spender. William Collins, 448 pp., £25, August 2015, 978 0 00 813206 4

Anne Enright

Antigone in Galway

Julian Barnes

Splendeurs et misères: Images de la prostitution 1850-1910  Musée d’Orsay, until 17 January 2016
Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun  Grand Palais, until 11 January 2016
Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun  Metropolitan Museum of Art, 9 February 2016 to 15 May 2016

Iain Sinclair

I Greet You at the Beginning of a Great Career: The Selected Correspondence of Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg, 1955–97 edited by Bill Morgan. City Lights, 284 pp., £11.83, July 2015, 978 0 87286 678 2
Writing across the Landscape: Travel Journals 1960-2010 by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, edited by Giada Diano and Matthew Gleeson. Liveright, 464 pp., £22.99, October 2015, 978 1 63149 001 9

Daniel Trilling

Short Cuts: On the Night Bus to Idomeni

Jonathan Rée

Hume: An Intellectual Biography by James Harris. Cambridge, 621 pp., £35, September 2015, 978 0 521 83725 5

Stephen Sedley

Professional Misconduct

Gaby Wood

At the Imperial War Museum: Lee Miller

Dan Hancox

Politics in a Time of Crisis: Podemos and the Future of a Democratic Europe by Pablo Iglesias, translated by Lorna Scott Fox. Verso, 237 pp., £10.99, November 2015, 978 1 78478 335 8

Jenny Diski

A Reparation of Her Choosing

Charles Bernstein

Poem: ‘S’i’ fosse’

Ferdinand Mount

Weeping Britannia: Portrait of a Nation in Tears by Thomas Dixon. Oxford, 438 pp., £25, September 2015, 978 0 19 967605 7

Nick Richardson

The Last English Poachers by Bob Tovey and Brian Tovey, with John McDonald. Simon & Schuster, 288 pp., £16.99, May 2015, 978 1 4711 3567 5

Simon Carnell

Poem: ‘A Postcard from Chimalistac’

Jenny Turner

I Love Dick by Chris Kraus. Tuskar Rock, 261 pp., £12.99, November 2015, 978 1 78125 647 3

Michael Wood

At the Movies: ‘The Hunger Games’

Michael Neill

1606: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear by James Shapiro. Faber, 423 pp., £20, October 2015, 978 0 571 23578 0

Amit Chaudhuri

Diary: Modi’s Hinduism

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